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Old 07-19-2013, 07:53 PM   #1
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Low Point Drain Valve Mods?

We were leaving the campground this morning when we noticed water dripping from under the trailer. When I looked, I realized it was the the low point drain. I looked at the valve (which is under the bed), and realized that it was partly open. This appears to be a very flimsy valve which can be easily turned accidentally. Has anyone replaced it with something a little more reliable? If so, what did you use?
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Old 07-20-2013, 05:08 AM   #2
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Mine are a push-pull style. The stem rotates freely but you have to push it into the valve body until it snaps. There is a little stainless steel wire clip that will snap around the shaft holding it closed.
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Now you have me wondering if mine are push-pull. Which position is open (in or out)?
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Usually, you pull-up on the T-handle to open the drain.
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Old 07-20-2013, 09:39 AM   #5
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We had the push/pull valves and they had a slow drip from day one. Called jayco and they said to take it in for replacement. They replaced the valves with threaded caps. No problems since. One day, I will replace them with a regular valve. The fear is that I may lose one, or forget to put it back on. I probably should have done it myself.
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:dunce: If any of you have a tall pointed hat (Dunce) available, I am prepared to wear it. They are push-pull valves, and the one connected to the fresh water tank was OPEN!
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:dunce: If any of you have a tall pointed hat (Dunce) available, I am prepared to wear it. They are push-pull valves, and the one connected to the fresh water tank was OPEN!
I panicked the first time I turned mine and they spun freely...took me a awhile calm down
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X2 Mcfarmall, always open mine when departing my site then close when I arrive to my storage ?
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:dunce: If any of you have a tall pointed hat (Dunce) available, I am prepared to wear it. They are push-pull valves, and the one connected to the fresh water tank was OPEN!
Think nothing of it! Just proves you are human
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Old 08-29-2013, 05:20 PM   #10
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I cannot get mine to work on my Jay Feather SLX 16XRB. Very frustrating. It only has one, and it's an exterior type which according to the book only needs to be turned 45*. Mine does nothing.

When we were doing the demo, the dealer thought there was water in the tank and nothing came out for him either. I later found out that the water tank was 2/3 full!
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