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Old 06-06-2014, 10:24 AM   #11
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Great link and it has more information than the manufacturers site! Google is sometimes not my friend, I never heard of Seelevel until yesterday and the site I found was devoid of information.
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Old 06-06-2014, 10:29 AM   #12
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We are headed up to Chilliwack on June 16 for a visit at the factory... I will try to see if the SeeLevel can be installed in our build, especially because we're ordering the under-foam. I'll report back.
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Old 06-06-2014, 07:21 PM   #13
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Although I am happy with the factory tank monitors, it appears that the gray and fresh tanks have good locations for Seelevel sensors, at least on a 15. The black tank seems
inaccessible.

The Seelevel uses exposed circuit boards that are made for inside applications. Think about how you would protect or cover them in an Escape where two tanks are open to the road.

Also, it looks like the display is on constantly. Personally, I would install an on/off switch to keep the trailer from looking like a space capsule with all the leds for detectors, fridge, etc.
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Old 06-06-2014, 07:25 PM   #14
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The user manual says the display only lights up, and stays on for a few seconds, when you touch one of the buttons. You can hold a button for 5 seconds and then it will stay lit for 5 minutes (when you want to monitor while filling or emptying a tank).
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Old 06-06-2014, 08:16 PM   #15
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Excellent points.If the sensors are exposed they say they need to cover in tar or underlayment spray in case somebody talks to Rease first...
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Old 06-06-2014, 10:37 PM   #16
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There is a tech bulletin on the manufacturer's web site that recommends a coating of body undercoat or 3m rubberized undercoat if the sensors are exposed to road spray.
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Old 06-12-2014, 04:34 PM   #17
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FYI, I got a reply today, they will not install the SeeLevel systems.
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:01 PM   #18
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Just observing the numerous mod posts on this forum, I'd say, at some point Escape has to draw the line with custom builds and installs. Having to ensure that the item that a customer wants installed works as advertised and also learn install instructions and train staff can do little but slow down production.
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:11 PM   #19
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I couldn't agree more gbaglo.
A lot of these after market mods are do-able for the end user. Youtube.com has tutorials on installing almost every mod I've ever heard of. A time WILL come when the customer will only be able to pick from an ETI list of options. That will speed up the production at the factory.
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:50 PM   #20
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I am surprised they allow as much as they do and it never hurts to ask. Unfortunately, it was a deal breaker for me because it was that or the under body insulation. But in the end everybody wins, they are compensated for me unfortunately wasting their time and I can get a Camplite sooner.

Great community here amongst the fiberglass crowd...
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