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It's 3 degrees outside and the water pipes froze. The

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It's 3 degrees outside...

It's 3 degrees outside and the water pipes froze. The outside water line is heated.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the coolant level? Has there been any leaking from the hoses?

No leaking

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your RV?

2017 high country 310re

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Country yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes. Hair dryer on the pipes and heat higher in trailer

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Water lines are frozen and the water isn't flowing

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: RV
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RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 3 months ago
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RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 3 months ago

S​orry for the delay in someone getting to your question! I don't think we have a whole lot of techs up at that hour of the night and it is just after 5 a.m. here in California. Is this waterline covered with pipe insulation of some kind in addition to the heat tape? At those low temps just a heat tape alone won't usually keep it from freezing. Once you get it thawed out you want to keep the water flowing some in one or more of the taps inside AND get some lights on down in the basement area to add some heat there. I would start by being sure that the water hose feed isn't frozen up and we can move from there. I will make you a phone chat offer as well. All follow ups are included in our one time fee. No time limit.

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RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 3 months ago

J​ust following up to see if perhaps you missed my earlier responses to your question? Easy to do considering the volume of e-mail that most of us get every day! If you need me to resend it please let know. Thanks!

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I fixed the problem before you responded. Thanks
RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 3 months ago

Thanks for letting me know. Be safe..........

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