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Old 03-07-2016, 01:27 PM   #1
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Whitehawk 20MRB Fresh Water Fill

Greeting Jayco Community Members,

Newbie question. When I fill the fresh water tank (approx. 40 gallons) at home by my old self, I appear to overfill the fresh water tank because all of a sudden there is a huge dump of water beneath the trailer. I'm not proud of the fact that I keep doing this. Do I run up the stairs and check the tank's level? Having difficulty with this job.
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Old 03-07-2016, 02:14 PM   #2
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Sounds normal to me. Although ours overflows out the same hole as I am filling so it squirts back at me.

Fill it until it overflows and you know it is full. No problems with that. Enjoy the trailer!

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I have the same issue on my WH 28dsbh. I didn't realize there was an overflow underneath the trailer. It dumped about 5 gallons or so it seemed the first time I filled it. My old trailer overflowed out of the fill hole. I'm actually considering installing a shut off valve so I have that much more water to use when I fill. I mean what's the worst that could happen, it spills out of the fill hole??? Maybe I'm missing something
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Old 03-07-2016, 04:38 PM   #4
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Same issue here. The water seems to syphon out of the fresh tank, and the shut off valve is exactly what I installed. Now I fill until it starts to come out of the tube and close the valve.
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Thank you for your responses........
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Same issue here. The water seems to syphon out of the fresh tank, and the shut off valve is exactly what I installed. Now I fill until it starts to come out of the tube and close the valve.
Don't forget to reopen the valve before the next fill or you might rupture the tank
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Don't forget to reopen the valve before the next fill or you might rupture the tank
Why would the tank rupture? The water would simply overflow from the input
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Why would the tank rupture? The water would simply overflow from the input
Not if the hose going in is near as big as the inlet. Don't ask me how I know
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