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Old 04-30-2014, 01:59 PM   #1
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Surfside 32 Fresh Water Tank Drain

Trying to help out a friend with a new to her RV: 2007 National Surfside 32C.
We want to sanitize the fresh water tank, but I can't find the fresh water tank drain. My thoughts are to fill and drain a couple times, then treat it with a small amount of bleach and repeat.
No manuals, just can't find the fresh water drain valve.
Thanks for any help.

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Old 04-30-2014, 03:52 PM   #2
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I'm a noob, but the valve isn't near or under where you fill the fresh water tank? Weird.

If all fails you could just let a faucet run to flush the tank and the pipes and water heater.

Here's a link that gives the steps my family always used to sanitize the system.
Sanidumps: Why Should you Sanitize Your RV Water System

Again, a noob, but something is better than nothing. Good luck!
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Old 04-30-2014, 09:57 PM   #3
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My 2006 Surf Side has the drain directly from the tank, which is in the first compartment back of the generator on the driver's side.
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on my 2001 Surf Side the outdoor shower is the fresh water tank drain.
info from my manual...
System Draining Procedure: • Level the motorhome, side-to-side and front-to-rear. • Turn off the water pump and the water heater. • Open all fixture valves. Note: The system will drain through the outside showerhose. • Open the watertank drain valve. • Remove the drain plug in the water heater. • Operate the water pump for approxi mately 30 seconds to remove water between the tank and pump, then shut off. • Remove the Water Filter under the galley and drain. • Any water remaining in the system may be removed by attaching a blowout plug adapter to the fill connection and then blowing compressed air through the water lines.
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