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Old 05-30-2019, 05:19 PM   #1
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Fresh water valve location?

I recently purchased a 2008 Dutchmen Dorado 26BE. All is great with it so far. There was no owners manual included. I want to drain the fresh water tank, but canít find the drain valve. Does anyone have this model and know where itís located.
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Old 05-30-2019, 05:27 PM   #2
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Not familiar with your particular model... but did you look UNDER the rig? If not, look for something like this:

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Old 05-30-2019, 05:32 PM   #3
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think about where the hardest, most inconvenient location to get to would be under the rig then look there
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Old 05-30-2019, 05:58 PM   #4
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I looked under from the side. Guess I will have to crawl under.
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Old 05-30-2019, 06:06 PM   #5
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look over the axles, that's usually where the fresh water tank is. The valve will be sticking out on a small (3/8's) piece of PVC pipe. and yeah, you gotta crawl under.
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Not all campers have a valve like the picture shows. If not you should see 3 white water lines under there somewhere. The 2 together will be the low point drains(hot/cold), the single one should be the fresh water tank. Mine all just have threaded caps ends.

It's best just to get under there and find all 3, it will save time for winterizing and other fun projects.
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Not all campers have a valve like the picture shows. If not you should see 3 white water lines under there somewhere. The 2 together will be the low point drains(hot/cold), the single one should be the fresh water tank. Mine all just have threaded caps ends.

It's best just to get under there and find all 3, it will save time for winterizing and other fun projects.
On my rig the low point drains are opposite to the side with the fresh water drain. The fresh water drain is located behind the steps which kind of get in the way when I want to remove the drain cap.
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I just looked at the floorplan for your model. I bet you'll find it somewhere underneath about where your stove and refrigerator are located.
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Look underneath for a hemerroid looking thing with a T handle. Like someone said where it is most difficult to use. Mine 1/3 way from left, behind the wheels and almost impossible to reach with sewer hose installed and slide out
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