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Old 09-01-2015, 04:08 PM   #1
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Question about water tanks

I have a question about the water tanks on the Jay Flight Elites. There are 2 tanks, right?...40 gallons each? How are they attached to each other? Can you clean and use only one? I am just wondering since we usually just hook up to water at the campsite? It seems like a lot of water to sanitize and dump and then refill when I am just hooking up at the site. Of course, it will be wonderful when I'm dry camping...but I don't do that very often. Any insight on these tanks would be helpful and appreciated!

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Old 09-01-2015, 04:23 PM   #2
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The water used when on city water is separate from the fresh tank. You don't have to carry water if you don't need it.

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Old 09-01-2015, 04:50 PM   #3
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You can clean and use only one if you pull the underbelly and cap off the second tank. Otherwise there's no way to sanitize the tanks without wasting a bunch of water.
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Old 09-01-2015, 07:23 PM   #4
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I can't speak for the other Jayco models, but my 2014 33RLDS has the two 40 gallon tanks connected with a 1 1/4 hose. The unfortunate part on my model is that the sending units are in the second (rear) tank. Plugging off the second tank and only carrying water in the front tank is doable, but you wouldn't be able to determine water quantity.
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Old 09-01-2015, 07:47 PM   #5
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Similar on ours, except the fill is on the rear tank, sensors on the front.
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Old 09-02-2015, 09:11 AM   #6
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This post might help you. I got tired of guessing how it was all plumbed, so I went on a mission:


Only thing I didn't do was determine where my tank level sensor probes were.


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