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Old 10-25-2014, 01:06 PM   #11
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I'm not sure why you need to blow out the black tank flush. Isn't it open (I know there is a spray head) on the end in the tank and if it were to freeze, wouldn't the water just be pushed out the spray nozzle end?
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Old 10-25-2014, 01:45 PM   #12
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Not to sure. I hear no water spraying in the tank and I do not hear water pouring in either. I'll try and pull it out and see if it is clogged up. I was dry camping in the infield of Charlotte and pretty sure I was quite full. Then I drove it a few hundred miles before I dumped so maybe something clogged it up.

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Old 10-26-2014, 10:56 AM   #13
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I wonder if you could and a delimer like CLR or something stronger to the hose before hooking up to the back flush. If it's a lime build up that should clear it. You can buy a professional acid delimer from a GFS store or a restaurant might sell you a quart or so. Restaurants use it for their dishwasher and ice machines.


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Old 10-26-2014, 02:44 PM   #14
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Phil/Dianna, have you made it down to TX yet? Still nice weather here in CO, but thay will change the end of the month.

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Old 10-29-2014, 12:23 AM   #16
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Just a semi related point here--don't forget to winterize those black tank flushers. I would have totally neglected that if someone here hadn't pointed it out.

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How do you winterize the black tank flusher? My coach had been winterized already but I just did a final empty and flush of the backwater tank. Was wondering if I can and should get some antifreeze back into the flush/rinse hookup for the black water tank now.
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Old 10-29-2014, 12:33 AM   #17
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How do you winterize the black tank flusher? My coach had been winterized already but I just did a final empty and flush of the backwater tank. Was wondering if I can and should get some antifreeze back into the flush/rinse hookup for the black water tank now.
I would suggest a blowout plug and compressed air for the black tank flush. Dont know if there is any other way.
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Old 10-29-2014, 08:29 AM   #18
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I would suggest a blowout plug and compressed air for the black tank flush. Dont know if there is any other way.
X2. That's all I did to mine, I don't see the need to pump AF through it manually. I guess you could if it made you feel better. Just make sure to open your black tank dump valve either way (compressed air or AF) so you don't blow out your tank--just like when you're using the flusher.
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X2. That's all I did to mine, I don't see the need to pump AF through it manually. I guess you could if it made you feel better. Just make sure to open your black tank dump valve either way (compressed air or AF) so you don't blow out your tank--just like when you're using the flusher.
Can't blow out your tank. It's vented, remember?
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Can't blow out your tank. It's vented, remember?
That's what you would think, but the owner of my dealership told me "you wouldn't believe how many units we've had come in here with the tanks blown out from not opening the valve when using the flusher." I know, it doesn't seem to make sense. But I'm not taking any chances. Mine even has a warning sticker on the flusher inlet to open the valve before use. So there ya go...
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