Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-10-2014, 05:38 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 12
2012 Thor Hurricane 32A

While fixing a leak under the kitchen sink I noticed 3 valves. Hot & Cold water shut off's and 1 that tied the hot and cold water together. What is that for?

Captaindon is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 11-10-2014, 06:07 PM   #2
Senior Member
GaryKD's Avatar
Newmar Owners Club
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Wellington, Florida
Posts: 12,533
Hi Captaindon,
The valves are used for winterizing the coach plumbing system. The coach owner's manual or a placard in the coach should explain how to winterize the coach.

2005 Newmar KSDP 3910 + GMC ENVOY XUV 37K lbs Moving Down The Road
The Avatar Is Many Times Around The USA
Nobody Knows Your Coach Like Somebody Who Owns One Just Like Yours
GaryKD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2014, 06:40 PM   #3
Junior Member
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 12
Thanks, can't find anything in owners manual, unless that's what they are calling through hot water tank by-pass?
Captaindon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2014, 06:41 PM   #4
Junior Member
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 12
Should be "The" not "through".
Captaindon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2014, 08:45 AM   #5
Senior Member
DeWat's Avatar
Tiffin Owners Club
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 685
This is where the water heater bypass was in my '12 32A. It probably looks like it ties the hot and cold water together because this is where the water enters the water heater for heating. The valve should be on a "T", one way going into the water heater, and another way going to where the line comes out of the water heater. If I remember correctly, mine also had a valve at the connection where the water comes out of the water heater to stop water from back filling into the water heater.
Dewey & Sharon
Southern Maryland suburbs of DC
2015 Tiffin Allegro Bus 45LP
DeWat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2014, 05:21 PM   #6
Junior Member
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 12
Thanks that is the way it is plumbed.

Captaindon is offline   Reply With Quote

hurricane, thor

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Good report on 2012 Vesta Jon Barnes Monaco Owner's Forum 1 11-06-2014 09:51 AM
Bounder: 2012 Bounder 35k texaslady Fleetwood Products Owner's Forum 12 07-12-2014 03:34 PM
2012 Thor Ace 29.1 Chassis Battery ThorEvo1029 Thor Industries Owner's Forum 5 05-22-2014 08:51 PM
Thor Hurricane 31J vs 32A mrdino Thor Industries Owner's Forum 1 01-25-2014 08:56 PM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:36 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.