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Old 10-12-2014, 06:27   #16
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Re: Fresh Water Intake

There had better be a cleanout port somewhere! (Granted, it could be built in behind interior structure.)

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Old 11-12-2014, 12:57   #17
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Re: Fresh Water Intake

On my sabre, the tanks will act full if you try to fill too fast. Perhaps the vent is restricted and the fill line is backing up.

My answer was to fill very slowly.

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Re: Fresh Water Intake

I suspect the dip tube in your tank broke off half way down or a leak in it.
If you can pull it and check.
This would solve both the lack of fully emptying the tank and the addition of less than usual water storage.

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Re: Fresh Water Intake

Originally Posted by a64pilot View Post
Pull the dip tube out and see if it has broken off, all water tanks I've been around draw water from the top, there is a tube that extends close to the bottom, I bet it's broken...
Fuel tanks use pickup tubes. Water tanks usually have their outlets at the bottom.

OP--check the tank hoses for kinks or obstructions. If you can't inspect the insides of the tanks, install cleanouts.

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