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Old 10-19-2014, 11:59 AM   #1
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Leak from black tank pipes into compartment

We have noticed a small leak in the pvc from the black tank exit and the dump valve. It may be leaking at a seam. Will be on the road another 6 days before we can get it checked. Is there cause for concern?
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Old 10-19-2014, 12:31 PM   #2
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I would take extra measures to clean the tank out before hitting the road and run with it empty and then perhaps a wrap or three of duct tape to hold it in place.

A small pail or other container under it when parked to prevent ground contamination as a good idea.
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Old 10-19-2014, 01:44 PM   #3
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That's what ee've been doing ex except for the duct tape. Will give that a try when we stop today. Thanks!
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Old 10-19-2014, 01:45 PM   #4
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That's what we've been doing ex except for the duct tape. Will give that a try when we stop today. Thanks bunches!
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That's what we've been doing except for the duct tape. Will give that a try when we stop today. Thanks bunches!
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Old 10-19-2014, 08:07 PM   #6
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A small pail or other container under it when parked to prevent ground contamination as a good idea.
Sunseeker waste valves are inside a heated compartment so it won't leak on the ground.
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Old 10-20-2014, 10:58 AM   #7
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Does anyone have any idea as to why it would start leaking all of a sudden. We have been using it monthly since May 2013 with no issues. Seems to be where 2 pieces of pvc are glued together.
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Does anyone have any idea as to why it would start leaking all of a sudden. We have been using it monthly since May 2013 with no issues. Seems to be where 2 pieces of pvc are glued together.

Likely just a poor glue joint and vibration and temperature cycles have caused it too fail.
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Old 10-20-2014, 03:35 PM   #9
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Sunseeker waste will leak on the ground when the compartment overflows!
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Old 10-20-2014, 04:18 PM   #10
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Check the bolts THAT HOLD THE DUMP VALVE TO THE PIPE, MINE WERE LOOSE AND IT WAS DRIPPING FROM THERE, TIGHTENED THEM UP AND THAT FIXED THE PROBLEM,
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