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Old 10-27-2020, 04:19 PM   #21
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Thanks! I did that. Like everything about camper maintenance, it was a process of learning the hard way. What I now know is about a 20 minute job took good parts of a whole weekend. Required two trips to the hardware, about $30 worth of new tools, two phone conversations with the dealer, and a couple of hours searching this forum just to be able to get at the dang nut to drain the tank and then get it properly seated again.
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Old 11-05-2020, 08:00 PM   #22
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Probably hot and cold water shut off valves 🤔😂
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Old 11-05-2020, 10:13 PM   #23
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Probably hot and cold water shut off valves 🤔😂
You didn't read any of the previous posts did you.
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Old 11-05-2020, 10:27 PM   #24
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Those are your water system drain valves. Also called low-point drain valves. If you run pink antifreeze in your system for winter, you would want them closed. If you just use an air compressor to blow the water out of the system, as I do, you'll want them open.
Make sure you close your low point drains after you blow them out. I forgot and left one open and mud dabbers built their nest in mine.
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Old 11-06-2020, 09:04 PM   #25
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Look directly under the trailer. They should run out the bottom. Low point drains so turning the valves allow the lines to drain. Just open a faucet on cold side and one on hot side.
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Probably hot and cold water shut off valves 🤔😂
None of my 4 trailers have ever had water shut off valves anywhere in them.
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Old 11-06-2020, 09:10 PM   #27
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Look directly under the trailer. They should run out the bottom. Low point drains so turning the valves allow the lines to drain. Just open a faucet on cold side and one on hot side.
You don't turn these valves. See this:
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T-handle low point drains. Just pull up on the handle to drain. Had the same valves in my 2007 Roo hybrid.
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Old 11-06-2020, 09:33 PM   #28
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You don't turn these valves. See this:
Dan, you know that many don't read previous posts! Not even mine.
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Old 11-09-2020, 10:42 AM   #29
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Thanks! I did that. (snip) just to be able to get at the dang nut to drain the tank and then get it properly seated again.
My RV Dealer winterized my rig the first two years I owned it and always left the anode out over the winter so that's what I do also.
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Sure looks like low point drain valves.

I wish mine came with valves on the low point drains, it just came with crappy threaded on caps at the end of the pex. I took the caps off and put valves on to make it so much easier to drain the lines after camping, for sanitizing, or winterizing/dewinterizing.

All my other campers came with low point drain valves, even the pop ups. Can't believe my premier model cheapened out and used caps instead.
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Old 11-09-2020, 08:49 PM   #31
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My RV Dealer winterized my rig the first two years I owned it and always left the anode out over the winter so that's what I do also.
Wow, I'd never leave the anode out as you now have an opening for bugs and critters to get in.

I winterize my campers myself, so I know it's done right and it pretty easy anyhow. When I dewinterize, I sanitize the water system as well.
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