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Old 09-12-2005, 06:13 PM   #1
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help with holding tank please

I'm trying to fill my holding tank and test my water system. Here is the problem... I have no clue which valves under my sink should be open and which should be closed. There are three valves under the sink. Problem is, when i turn the water pump on, water starts running out of the pipe located under the holding tank? Should all vaves be open? All valves be closed? Or a combination of open and closed? I feel very stupid and humbled, but I've tried every combination, and I'm not getting pressure. This is for a '71 Overlander.


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Old 09-12-2005, 06:21 PM   #2
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two of the valves are for draining your water system when you winterize the trailer.
the other one is for draining the fresh water tank.

try closing all three.

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Ok. Thanks. I'll try that. Any idea how long it should take to pressurize the system and fill hot water tank?

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the system should pressurize rapidly. not more than a couple of seconds once everything is filled with water.

my hot water heater will only fill if the faucets are open, purging the air.

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