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Old 03-04-2020, 02:28 PM   #1
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Fresh Water Tank Drain

My fresh water tank is under the rear bed. It is a hassle to lift up bed to drain the tank with factory valve. Has anyone done a modification to make draining the tank easier?
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Old 03-04-2020, 03:17 PM   #2
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I have a 2014 Hurricane 34e. Same scenario. I installed a small access door to side of bed frame. Works great. Thx, Dennis.

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Old 03-04-2020, 03:25 PM   #3
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Looks great. Where did you get the access door?
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Old 03-04-2020, 04:55 PM   #4
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Thanks. I think it was Home Depot. I ordered and they sent via mail. I did have to paint as it was white. Tried to find receipt but no luck. I'm sure there are multiple places to order, and I noticed here a couple HD's actually keep in stock, maybe even Amazon. Here's an example but again, I don't remember exact size and RV is 20 miles away. Thx, Dennis.

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Old 03-09-2020, 02:19 AM   #5
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My fresh water tank is under the rear bed. It is a hassle to lift up bed to drain the tank with factory valve. Has anyone done a modification to make draining the tank easier?


I have a 2019 Hurricane 34j and have the same issue. However I just installed a 12v electric ball valve under the coach where the hurricane 1” drain pipe exits. I installed a three position switch in the outside kitchen bottom cabinet. Opened thClick image for larger version

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You can also add an extension to the drain valve and add a second manual pvc ball valve but you would need to climb under the coach to drain the tank.
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