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PostPosted: June 19th, 2016, 2:21 pm 
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Okay - Rookie questions of the day: Does having your rig hooked up to city water also fill the water tank or does the tank have to be filled from outside? Also, does the water heater fill up as the water tank is being filled or is there a trick to filling the hot water heater tank? I have a tent trailer that I gifted to my son-in-law and when filling the water tank on that rig you had to keep a hot water tap open until water came out in order to make sure the heater tank was full. Thanks!

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PostPosted: June 19th, 2016, 10:31 pm 
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I'll take a shot..
City water connection outside in the utilities hookup compartment is for water straight from the hose to the faucet.
Gravity fill port is for filling up the water tank (city water connection does not divert water to that tank)
Hot water tank will fill some, but will need to be purged of air (by running hot water) to get full.


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PostPosted: June 20th, 2016, 10:48 am 
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Hi Manitou - thanks - this sort of lines up with the tent trailer process.

Always something new to learn with these rigs.

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PostPosted: June 20th, 2016, 6:56 pm 
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Don't forget to make sure the two valves under the sofa near the water heater are set to allow it to fill.

The valves are usually set to bypass the heater during winterization.

Should be a pic in the owners manual.

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