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Old 04-09-2015, 04:16 PM   #1
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Freshwater tank leaking

Hello everyone. Last week I flushed the pink antifreeze out of my freshwater tank. I was using the unit during the cold weather and the water for the bathroom only. After flushing the remaining pink out I filled the tank with fresh water and bleach and flush about three times then I filled the tank with freshwater. I checked for leaks at the time I did not see any. Today when I went back to the unit and turned on the power I heard my water pump running for about a half a minute I knew something was wrong. I have a class C and my freshwater tank is located underneath my bed which I had to replace at one time a fitting on the tank broke. I lifted up the platform over the bed and I can see water not a lot but enough cannot figure out how or where the leak is coming from. Question is. Is there any way to figure it out without pulling the tank out? Thanks
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Is it possible that you didn't get the drain valve completely closed? You might want to refill it, crawl underneath, ans see if you can spot a drip.

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Old 04-09-2015, 04:50 PM   #3
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I do not have an outside drain plug I drained it from the outside shower.
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Old 04-10-2015, 06:00 PM   #4
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If you heard the pump running and there was still water in the tank it would seem the leak is after the pump. It could be right at the pump. If the tank had a leak and still had water in it the pump would still be charged.
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Okay I Think I found the leak it's coming from the nozzles coming out of the tank. I put a blue paper towel down and it got wet. The Tank is in such an awkward position like I mention the tank is under my bed. Not much elbow room to maneuver. I gave the nut a twist with the wrench will check on it tomorrow. 👍
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Okay just an update I still have a leak I guess I will have to back off the hoses put some Teflon tape and see what happens. Hopefully that's where it's coming from and not the tank itself
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Old 04-21-2015, 12:54 AM   #7
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Okay for anyone who cares. A update on my freshwater tank that was leaking I found the leak it was coming from the nozzle that's prefabricated on the tank. I use a two-part epoxy and waited two days filled it with water and been using it for a week and all looks well not sure how long it will last but happy I have water
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Sounds like you have really dodged a bullet on this one! Keep after it. You really don't want a leak rotting out your MH.

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A glue meant for this job and should work better than epoxy

http://www.tapplastics.com/product/r...d_adhesive/435
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