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Old 10-19-2022, 07:31 PM   #1
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Backwards Valve?

Can someone verify that my valve is installed properly. This is how I found it and everything was working properly. Haven't tried to add Antifreeze yet.

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Old 10-19-2022, 09:34 PM   #2
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If the handle is pointing towards the pump and not the freshwater tank, then you should be OK. When you rotate the handle to the vertical position, the pump should draw antifreeze from your bottle and distribute it throughout your trailer’s PEX lines.

If it does not and instead it ends up in your tank instead, the valve is installed backwards. I should know, mine was installed incorrectly at the factory and I deposited a full gallon of antifreeze into my freshwater tank before figuring it out. Do a search on my posts for details if you need more info.
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+1 on Mach5’s comments

Yep, yours looks correct with the handle pointing towards the pump. Mine was also installed backwards. You’ll be fine.

Here’s what mine looked like before JC fixed it.
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Awesome--thanks for the verification!
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I discovered my antifreeze valve was installed backwards also.
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After fighting to get the panel under the refrigerator out for 20 minutes, I decided I didn't want to do it again. I cut an opening and put on some hinges and a lock. It's not perfect looking, but it's functional . . .
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Nice job on the access door Tyler2you! Make improvements, not changes
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Nice job on the access door Tyler2you! Make improvements, not changes
Thanks! I also stole your implementation of mounting the Victron Smart Shunt in a waterproof box outside the battery box I struggled a bit with finding just the right spots for everything, but it's working out great.
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Thanks! I also stole your implementation of mounting the Victron Smart Shunt in a waterproof box outside the battery box I struggled a bit with finding just the right spots for everything, but it's working out great.
That’s great! I’m glad you found the shunt mounting helpful.

I’ve gotten so many ideas from others here that I would not have on my own. GOUSC shared several interior mods like his twin bed storage drawers, two-tiered silverware drawer. That’s what sharing on the forum is all about.
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After fighting to get the panel under the refrigerator out for 20 minutes, I decided I didn't want to do it again. I cut an opening and put on some hinges and a lock. It's not perfect looking, but it's functional . . .
Send that pic to Airstream. Maybe they will get the hint
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