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Old 10-22-2020, 11:05 PM   #1
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Question Open Water Line Under Sink?

I have a new 2020 Kodiak Ultra Lite 201QB. Under the sink is a fresh water line, cold water to sink I believe, with a "T" connector in it. The leg of the "T" has a valve installed and the output of the valve is a short water line that is not connected to anything and does not have a plug to seal it. If the valve were to open the water pump would flood the trailer. Does anyone know why Dutchmen would install something like this or what it is for? Should I remove the "T" and replace it with a straight through connector?
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Old 10-23-2020, 08:29 PM   #2
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Different floor plans have things is different places. I have a Dutchmen Kodiak Cub. It does not have that configuration under the kitchen sink.

My Cub has that same configuration under the bedside table next to the water pump. It is a suction line for sucking anti freeze from a bottle.

You may wish to test yours to see if it sucks when pump is "on".
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:26 PM   #3
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Yeah, as persistent said, that tube is for winterizing your RV. You use it to suck antifreeze into your lines.
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Old 10-29-2020, 03:01 AM   #4
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Go find a video on how to winterize your waterline. You will see that line put into a jug of antifreeze, and it will suck that pink stuff out of the jug. Just make sure you have the line going into your hotwater tank closed, no need to fill it up.
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Old 10-29-2020, 06:54 PM   #5
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I have a 2019 Kodiak Ultra Lite and found the same thing behind the panel where the water pump is located. Found it when I was trouble shooting why the pump kept coming on every 30 seconds and wondered why there was a 3ft length of tubing going nowhere. I did find the problem. It was a water leak under the floor. The water line going to the toilet had a hole chaffed into it from rubbing on the bottom cover panel. If you have ever looked under your trailer you will see how much fun I had fixing the leak.
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Old 11-02-2020, 03:32 AM   #6
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I pray I don,don't, get to see that.
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Old Yesterday, 09:38 PM   #7
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Thanks to everyone that replied. I had modified the cabinet under the sink to provide an upper shelf, now have to remove all that so I can get to the antifreeze tube. Think I'll extend the tube and valve so I can get to it without removing the upper shelf.
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