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Old 08-26-2015, 03:23 PM   #1
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I am getting hard white residue in my toilet and faucets. I have flushed the water heater and fresh water tank. I'm going to flush all the lines this weekend. Does anyone have other ideas of what to do?

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Old 08-26-2015, 03:50 PM   #2
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I am getting hard white residue in my toilet and faucets. I have flushed the water heater and fresh water tank. I'm going to flush all the lines this weekend. Does anyone have other ideas of what to do?

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I see you have a 2010, I'd say construction debris should already be cleaned out.

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[QUOTE=MarkAnne;965568]I am getting hard white residue in my toilet and faucets. I have flushed the water heater and fresh water tank. I'm going to flush all the lines this weekend. Does anyone have other ideas of what to do?

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Had the same problem. Pull the anode rod out of your water heater. You'll most likely find that it has completely worn out and the bottom of your water heater tank is coated with the same white residue that is clogging up your toilet line and faucets. I was pulling the connector off the back of my toilet and the screens out of the faucets every time we went out to clean them out. After flushing the tank out and replacing the anode rod it has been trouble free ever since.
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I am getting hard white residue in my toilet and faucets. I have flushed the water heater and fresh water tank. I'm going to flush all the lines this weekend. Does anyone have other ideas of what to do?

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Had the same problem. Pull the anode rod out of your water heater. You'll most likely find that it has completely worn out and the bottom of your water heater tank is coated with the same white residue that is clogging up your toilet line and faucets. I was pulling the connector off the back of my toilet and the screens out of the faucets every time we went out to clean them out. After flushing the tank out and replacing the anode rod it has been trouble free ever since.
Didn't know hot water was supplied to the toilet?

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Of course it isn't but somehow that residue from the water heater tank that gets into the faucets and clogs the aerators also gets to the toilet and clogs it up at the input internal screen (310 toilet). Happened again to me on my last trip. When disconnecting toilet it back flushes most of the residue and I use a toothpick to finish cleaning out.
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Of course it isn't but somehow that residue from the water heater tank that gets into the faucets and clogs the aerators also gets to the toilet and clogs it up at the input internal screen (310 toilet). Happened again to me on my last trip. When disconnecting toilet it back flushes most of the residue and I use a toothpick to finish cleaning out.
No possible way for debris in the wh to get to the toilet.

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I am getting hard white residue in my toilet and faucets. I have flushed the water heater and fresh water tank. I'm going to flush all the lines this weekend. Does anyone have other ideas of what to do?

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I would think is just may be bad water where ever you are hooked up at.
Have you checked what the water looks like coming from the campground spigot?
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Do you use a water softener? It could be lime scale from hard water. I use one because a lot of the parks have very hard water.
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Run vinegar through lines. It brakes up calcium deposits in the lines.


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Check the Water Filter. Maybe its time for a new one if it hasn't been replaced recently. Wouldn't hurt to check the anode rod in hot water tank while checking the Water Filter. I change out the anode rod and water filter at the beginning of camping season as its cheap insurance against a rotted out hot water tank and debris going thru system.

Never had to run vinegar thru the lines but something you can try as well.
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