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Old 07-07-2007, 10:28 AM   #15
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I hope you got the flow problem fixed. My concern after you cure the valve/flow problem is that the tank should not overflow into the basement under any set of conditions. When overfilled it should flow out the vent onto the ground below the floor. I had that problem on my 2002, the leak came from a small split in the top of the tank. The split was caused by 2 tie wraps crossed together holding a tube or cable to a cross member above the tank. I removed the tank and used a plastic weld repair kit to patch the tank.


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Old 07-07-2007, 01:10 PM   #16
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Dale, I am not quite certain what this gentlemens problem is but by process of elimination it should be simple to locate, especially with two seperate feeds.The check valves are easy to check or probably easier to trash and replace.I have not had a tank leak but I did put a gate valve in my overflow line to keep from losing water. I considered putting a pressure relief valve in the top of the tank but have never found the need.

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Old 07-07-2007, 03:02 PM   #17
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I am sure that Jeff's response to the problem was correct. I assume that the 2005s have two vents and the one you installed the valve in is the front one. If you only had one vent, you would not be able to fill the tank with the valve closed. My 2007 only has one vent in the rear and plumbed so as not to spill water. I installed a ball valve in the front vent in my 2002 and I always tried to remember to open the valve when I was filling so that when I overfilled I wouldn't create too much pressure in the tank.

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Could she possibly have incorrect markings for her two seperate water inlets.

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