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Old 04-28-2012, 02:34 PM   #1
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Fresh Water Tank Sanitization

Hi Everyone,
I have a 2010 337 and want to sanitize my fresh water tank. I read in the "Manual" that I need to make a mixture of clorox and water and pour into the tank. My question is how and where do I pour it into the tank. I don't see anyplace where to pour it.
Thanks for your help.
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Old 04-28-2012, 03:42 PM   #2
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Hi Everyone,
I have a 2010 337 and want to sanitize my fresh water tank. I read in the "Manual" that I need to make a mixture of clorox and water and pour into the tank. My question is how and where do I pour it into the tank. I don't see anyplace where to pour it.
Thanks for your help.
Good question on how and where you can add the bleach.. Humm
If I had to do it I think this is how.
If you check the compartment oustside with the water tankk and pump I believe you will find a white hose that looks like it is coming off the top of the tank and it had a threaded plug at the end of it.

I would take that and open it and raise it above the tank and use a funnel to add the bleach. Then go to the other side and fill the tank full of water. I will check and see if I have a picture onf mine.


Could someone verify if I'm correct or ?
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Old 04-28-2012, 04:11 PM   #3
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Is this how you fill the fresh tank in the Georgetown?
Why not just pour 1/2 cup of Clorox bleach (without any soap in it BTW) into an empty water hose; hook it up to the MH where you normally do and turn on the faucet. Let the tank fill till it vents (you can disconnect the hose here) then turn on the pump. When you get Clorox smell at each faucet shut the pumps off and wait 24 hours.

Then drain and flush with chlorinated city water. Done.
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Old 04-28-2012, 04:21 PM   #4
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I had the same question when setting up my 2012 GT 378TS. I took a small hose, poured in the mixture using a funnel & then finished filling the tank with city water. After several hours I drained the tank & flushed with fresh water. You should do this when new & then at least once a year thereafter.
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I had the same question when setting up my 2012 GT 378TS. I took a small hose, poured in the mixture using a funnel & then finished filling the tank with city water. After several hours I drained the tank & flushed with fresh water. You should do this when new & then at least once a year thereafter.


Sounds like a simple solution. Great!
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Then drain and flush with chlorinated city water. Done.
What if you have well water at home and all the parks you visit? Is this step critical?
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Good question on how and where you can add the bleach.. Humm
If I had to do it I think this is how.
If you check the compartment oustside with the water tankk and pump I believe you will find a white hose that looks like it is coming off the top of the tank and it had a threaded plug at the end of it.

I would take that and open it and raise it above the tank and use a funnel to add the bleach. Then go to the other side and fill the tank full of water. I will check and see if I have a picture onf mine.


Could someone verify if I'm correct or ?
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The plugged hose is actually an alternate suction to the water pump. Its used mostly for adding anti-freeze while winterizing. The three way valve in the pic will allow it to change from tank suct to your bucket or jug.
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The plugged hose is actually an alternate suction to the water pump. Its used mostly for adding anti-freeze while winterizing. The three way valve in the pic will allow it to change from tank suct to your bucket or jug.

Ohhhh. I will have to remember that this coming winter here in Arizona.
Did you know it actuallyget as low as 45 degrees here in the winter.
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How about removing the water filter, filling the empty bowl with the mixture, then adding water through the city water fill? All water entering the mh goes through the water filter (according to the manual).

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How about removing the water filter, filling the empty bowl with the mixture, then adding water through the city water fill? All water entering the mh goes through the water filter (according to the manual).

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This will not sanitize the holding tank.
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