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Leak in the FreshWater Tank…
This weekend I decided to clean out the freshwater tank in my 86 Grand Villa, located upfront between the driver and passenger seats. Additionally, I planned on installing a new water level gauge since the original gauge system was ineffective...

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  I had the same issues.   I remounted the tank directly to the frame instead of hanging it inside the body

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  • NancyS
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Had same problem few years back, fixed it with a hot iron

  • Keith and Joyce
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Another fix for a small hole is a stainless steel self tapping screw with a rubber washer under a stainless washer.  Works on all sorts of tanks.  Not so well on an aluminum tank, use a aluminum screw and washer on that.

Keith


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Keith,

Great idea!  The only issue I had was the leak was at a stress point (the corner of the lower and upper part meet) and I didn't think that solution would work... that said I've not outed that type of repair in the flex tape fails... Thanks Bob

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Keith,

Great idea!  The only issue I had was the leak was at a stress point (the corner of the lower and upper part meet) and I didn't think that solution would work... that said I've not outed...


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