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Old 05-13-2014, 07:05 PM   #11
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Do the other tanks show a reading when partially full?
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:08 PM   #12
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What does light up when you check your tank gauge?
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:15 PM   #13
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Yes the other thanks show when partially full.
and for the fresh water empty on the system monitor.
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:23 PM   #14
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This isn't much help, but I've never had my fresh water tank get close to empty. When you fill it, water shoots out when it's full so don't need the monitor for that.
I carry a five gallon container which gets filled just before the campground. It sits outside on the picnic table and gets refilled when necessary. That's where we use most of our water, for cooking and washing up dishes.
Erratic readings from the sensors seems to be an ongoing problem.
Maybe you could try opening the fresh water drain and fill the tank at the same time. Any bit of debris on a sensor can mess it up, but I would think would give an false "full" reading.
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:26 PM   #15
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Are you sure the fresh tank is holding water?
How do you know it's full? Did you fill the fresh until water shot out the overflow ?
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I camp in remote areas with no access to fresh water, and I relied on the system monitor to see how much water I have, this way I measure My stay by daily consumption, Also We use the water for personal hygiene.
We carry lots of Drinking water for cooking and drinking, this is of great help, but for the toilet and washing We use the fresh water tank.
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Are you sure the fresh tank is holding water?
How do you know it's full? Did you fill the fresh until water shot out the overflow ?
Yes, I am sure it was full until overflow. It doesn't show full of half or one-third.
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:45 PM   #18
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Yes, I am sure it was full until overflow. It doesn't show full of half or one-third.
Hi:gclatz... I have noticed the screws that pierce the tank to show the monitor levels on our 5.0 have rusted. If you were to locate them by tracing the wires and change them to S/S and clean the wire ends it might help. Make sure you put some sealant on the screws to prevent leaks.
We have some erratic level indication too!!! Alf
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The problem is tracing them when they are under the insulation.
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Hi:gclatz... I have noticed the screws that pierce the tank to show the monitor levels on our 5.0 have rusted. If you were to locate them by tracing the wires and change them to S/S and clean the wire ends it might help. Make sure you put some sealant on the screws to prevent leaks.
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I can't locate or follow the wires because they are all covered by extra insulation, the problem I am having is new, and it happened after de-winterizing My trailer the system monitor for the fresh water tank shows empty when it has a full tank of water, What I think it may happen is that some residue from the antifreeze remained inside and hardened, I tried with half cup of bleach for 2 1/2 hours and did not work.
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