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Old 09-01-2015, 10:25 AM   #1
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98 Tradewinds fresh water fill

We purchased a Tradewinds 98 and fresh water fills very slowly. There's a 'water select lever' made by Watts where you can select drain, city or fresh water fill. Problem when we're trying to fresh water fill. City and drain hookup is fine. No one has seen this type of level before so not sure how to use or if we have a mechanical problem. Only way to fill is to have RV water pump on but still seems to be a problem. Help! Thank you

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Old 09-01-2015, 09:09 PM   #2
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It could be the valve not opening all the way or a kink in the water line to the tank. You want to make sure the valve is good, if connected to city water and it leaks into the tank, you can overfill the tank and split it. It could also cause the tank to swell and cause structural damage.


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Could have a bad backflow preventer valve
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Old 09-02-2015, 08:06 PM   #4
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