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Old 03-28-2011, 07:18 PM   #1
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Full Water Tank?

We are the happy owners of a new 31RKS. Other than the idiot lights type gauge inside, how does one know when the water tank is full? On our old Motor Home, the tank was right there, and you could see how full it was. I don't want to overfill or risk tank damage by overfilling. Any way to do that?

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Old 03-28-2011, 08:03 PM   #2
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There is an overflow hose on mine that will start draining when the tank is full. It is under the trailer beneath the water fill not far from the low point drain for the tank on the 28 BHS. -Lee
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Old 03-28-2011, 08:32 PM   #3
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The same here. Overflow near the low point drain right behind the rear axle on the right side on mine.
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Old 03-28-2011, 10:06 PM   #4
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I have never seen an RV without an overflow.
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Old 03-28-2011, 10:43 PM   #5
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I have never seen an RV without an overflow.
I've had several over my lifetime, none had an overflow, but they were all older. They just shot back out the filler neck! So I take it that it's ok to fill till the overflow starts running?

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Old 03-29-2011, 12:09 AM   #6
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I just fill the tank slowly untill it starts running out. I really don't see how you can over fill the water tank. When we travel we just carry a few gallons in the tank. I would think that since the tank has no baffles that traveling with about 1/2 a tank would generate a lot of slosh. I have no idea how solid the tank is mounted.
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Old 03-29-2011, 09:08 PM   #7
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I agree with clutch - really no need to carry full tanks of water unless you're boondocking. Need enough to use the toilet while traveling.
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