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Old 04-12-2013, 11:14 PM   #1
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HELP!! Water Draining

Filled my water tank for first time ever today. I heard water splashing under the rig and saw water gushing down. I quickly checked the low drains thinking i left one open. Nope. When i flipped the valve water came out directly below them. I crackled under the rig (and got soaked) and saw the water coming from a rubber stem toward the center of the rig directly above the frame beam.

I have looked everywhere for a valve and simply can't find one. Meanwhile the entire tank drained. We are currently Wally docking two hours from home for an early soccer game and DW is NOT happy! She says she needs her shower.

Help me find the problem and save the day. Gas station next door has a hose spigot and will let me fill up.
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My rig acted like that once and I found that I had accidentally open the suction valve on the water (the valve that allows you to pull antifreeze in to the lines), with this valve open it created a siphoning action that would rapidly drain my FW tank.
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Old 04-12-2013, 11:36 PM   #3
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Found it! I just checked the antifreeze valve and it was turned the wrong way. Thanks. Going to gas station right now. DW happy...so we're all happy!
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Old 04-12-2013, 11:43 PM   #4
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As your filling the fresh water tank the air in it has to go someplace or it will rupture so most tanks have a vent tube off the top of it and if you over fill on some tanks the water will siphon out of the tank as you drive down the street.
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If the water heater was left with water in it during the winter, the water heater tank could have a crack in it. Find your water heater and see if the water might be coming from it.

Or, It has a drain plug in the lower left, is it installed?
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