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Old 06-15-2016, 08:25 PM   #21
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I'm still a Newbie. We bought our first RV a 2005 Forester in November and took it out of storage Sunday and I'm getting ready for a trip to Georgia. My question is about sanitizing it. I have attached a couple of pictures of my water intake and I'm not sure how to get the bleach solution into the tank because of the white valve. If you have any ideas I would sure appreciate it. The wire cap comes out but the valve prevents me from putting even a small funnel into the intake.

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Go to Walt-mart or some other store that sells Catsup and, Mustard dispensers. The old fashioned type.
Get some 1/4" vinyl tubing and stick stick one the end of the dispenser. Fill the bottle with bleach and stick the hose in the inlet supply and squirt it in the inlet line. You can also stick the tube in the top of the water heater Pressure relief valve (opened) and squirt a little into the water heater.. http://www.walmart.com/ip/Arrow-Plastic-00065-Mustard-And-Ketchup-Dispensers/48286373
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Old 06-16-2016, 06:27 AM   #22
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I had the same problem. Solved it by buying bleach pellets. They look like peppermint candy. I broke a couple of them and placed them inside my water hose then connected the hose to my intake. Easy to do and no mess. I like the fact that i can store the rest in my compartment without worrying about spills.
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Old 06-16-2016, 01:59 PM   #23
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I'm still a Newbie. We bought our first RV a 2005 Forester in November and took it out of storage Sunday and I'm getting ready for a trip to Georgia. My question is about sanitizing it. I have attached a couple of pictures of my water intake and I'm not sure how to get the bleach solution into the tank because of the white valve. If you have any ideas I would sure appreciate it. The wire cap comes out but the valve prevents me from putting even a small funnel into the intake.

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how many ounces of bleach per gallon of fresh water should you be using? I forget.
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Old 06-17-2016, 09:39 AM   #24
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One quarter cup of bleach for every 15 gallons that your fresh water tank holds.
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Old 06-17-2016, 11:52 AM   #25
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X2 exactly.
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Old 06-18-2016, 12:52 PM   #26
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One quarter cup of bleach for every 15 gallons that your fresh water tank holds.
so six ounces for a 45 gallon tank
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3/4 of a cup but I put in a whole cup since it's 12 years old and we have no idea when it was last sanitized.
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