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Old 05-07-2015, 06:41 PM   #1
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Please help new 27fb went to fill up water for holding tank major leak at low point drain valves need help. It is the one that has 2 petcocks for draining can I bypass it .Thanks John

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Old 05-07-2015, 07:18 PM   #2
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Does any one know how to gain access to them the leak seems to be from the inside of the holding tank area

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Old 05-07-2015, 07:41 PM   #3
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Your fresh water tank has one drain valve. It's white plastic probably located between the wheels. This valve can be really hard to careful. The two brass valves are connected to the plumbing lines (1 hot, 1 cold). Are you sure the valves are closed?

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Old 05-07-2015, 07:57 PM   #4
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If you cant find a leaking connection, and if water is also dripping out of the small drain holes in the tank shroud or belly pan area,
check to see if your tank is cracked where the fitting is spin welded to the tank. One of AS rather common issues when use PEX as a rigid connection to the tank.
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Old 05-07-2015, 08:21 PM   #5
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The 2 "petcocks" aren't, they're valves, one hot one cold for low point drains. Close them, righty tighty, lefty loosey. Filling the fresh water tank is separate from connecting to the fresh water system. From your major leak description, you're probably hooking up fresh water supply hose to the fresh water system and it still has the low point drain's open.
From your description this is brand new to you, they could have been left open after winterizing, and haven't been closed.
Drain for the tank is located on the outside in the wheel wells, white plastic.
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Thanks for the input the 2 valves are for sure closed all the way one valve looks pushed up need to know how to remove the belly pan and check inside of it .Has any one done this ? Thanks pictures or diagram would help.

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