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Old 12-02-2006, 03:52 AM   #1
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There are two red LED lights above the row of tank buttons that you push to get a reading of fill level. (I don't mean the lights that light left to right as you push the button)

One is above the Black button and has an "F" above it. One is above the LP button and has an "E" on it.

I presumed they were to actively indicate when the one tank was full and the other empty. i.e. the light would come when full for black water as an extra indicator if you forgot to check yourself.

We let the black tank get as full as possible well after the row of lights indicated full when you push the button. That LED never did come on and I had to empty the tank, and I do mean had to.

Do I have it correct what those lights are for?

If not, what are they for?

If so, why would they be failing?
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Old 12-02-2006, 03:52 AM   #2
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There are two red LED lights above the row of tank buttons that you push to get a reading of fill level. (I don't mean the lights that light left to right as you push the button)

One is above the Black button and has an "F" above it. One is above the LP button and has an "E" on it.

I presumed they were to actively indicate when the one tank was full and the other empty. i.e. the light would come when full for black water as an extra indicator if you forgot to check yourself.

We let the black tank get as full as possible well after the row of lights indicated full when you push the button. That LED never did come on and I had to empty the tank, and I do mean had to.

Do I have it correct what those lights are for?

If not, what are they for?

If so, why would they be failing?
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Old 12-02-2006, 05:26 AM   #3
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When you push a button the leds will read left to right as to how full your tanks or LP tank is. Above the leds there is a small screwdriver slot to adjust the leds for each tank when they are full. Use your tanks and check with flashlight how full your black tank is, if full than ajust slot to indicate your black tank is full.
You will know when gray tank is full when water backs up into your shower.
When you get LP tank filled adjust screw slot to indicate the LP is full when you press button for LP tank. It will be actually 80% full. I have 2 black tanks, gray and once you adjust the crew slots the leds will be pretty close to what your tanks are holding.
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Old 12-02-2006, 11:01 AM   #4
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Met GaryKD down here at Fort Wilderness. Great guy. He peaked his head in and looked at it with me. He was expecting to find the slots mentioned.

Those LEDs I mentioned are actually red buttons. It is the new way to calibrate the tank indicators.

At least I got to meet Gary.
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Old 12-02-2006, 11:18 AM   #5
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Sorry I'm from the old school, with the old tank indicators.
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Old 12-03-2006, 01:56 PM   #6
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Scott has a lot going for him. His coach has a tag axle! As most of you know, a tag axle has been on my whish list. The coach was imaculate. And that is after driving down to DW from Buffalo, NY! His kids are full of energy and so is he! Lastly, his Father-in-Law also has a coach, what a family.

Oh, Bob, I forgot to mention, Scott owns a CG in upstate NY. Maybe a good spot for a rally (not in the Winter).

Like he said, the red things (technical term) in the panel are not lights, but provide some kind of adjustment capability. They had me fooled for a minute. The color would make one think they are lights.

If anyone needs help backing a coach into a site, Scott is the guy to call. DW FW is tight to begin with. I know his DS is 43', but in loop 100 (one of the original loops) the coach looks like an aircraft carrier. It was parked perfectly on the site pad. I did not notice any tire marks, on the concrete, from turning without moving the coach. He must have gotten her in their on the first try.

After my grand kids finished visiting Santa, I asked Santa if he could find a bunk bed floor plan with a tag axle, for me, for Christmas. Santa had a blank look on his face. Guess I need to see Mickey about finding a RV friendly Santa.
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Gary is very kind. What he means by high energy kids is that they were beating on each other loudly when he stepped into the coach. Quite embarrassing.

It is tight here in loop 100. I'll have to owe my "perfect fit" to my DW. She is an expert assistant. However, we have an unfair advantage.

Owning a campground, we have seen countless brawls and near divorces over backing in a rig or trailer. We communicate before we start. We also do our very best to go slow, despite two wrestless kids and what seems to be 1000 people watching.

That said, after 4 years of owning a coach, I'm getting better. There is an added level of difficulty having to hold down the tag air release while backing, watching for the DW in the mirrors, rear view monitor, and not clipping an across the road neighbor's satellite tripod that he put 1' from the edge of his site.

Oh yeah, I get lucky sometimes too.
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Scott, glad you got to meet Gary, he's one of my favorite people here on the site...We enjoyed several meals together when our paths crossed recently in Nappanee.

Speaking of the campground, I will that to several of the Nor'easter crowd here on iRV2 as we have a very active buch of folks in our Northeast region....
Seems they're always planning something, maybe we can get them to support a fellow member's enterprise...
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