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Old 06-19-2008, 07:36 PM   #1
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bathtub drain question...

I have an issue with my drain in the bathroom. the holding tank is completly empty but when i take the stopper completly out it appears to have some water sitting right there in the drain. Any ideas from anyone?
it's not stopped up cause i filled up the tub tonight and it drains fine. So good i even get the little water tornado from the suction.
I was just curious if anyone else has noticed this.
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Old 06-19-2008, 08:27 PM   #2
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Wouldn't that be the "P" trap just like the one in your house? The purpose of which is to keep stink in the tank and out of your trailer by blocking the pipe with a little water.
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Old 06-19-2008, 08:33 PM   #3
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I thought that also. and that would make sense. I had just never noticed it in my other TT so just wanted to see what others opinions were.
I didnt know if it has a P trap or not because i cant see under it since it has a wrapped underbelly.
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Old 06-19-2008, 10:39 PM   #4
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Definately a p-trap there. Another reason to dump a little anti-freeze down the drains during winterization.
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Old 06-20-2008, 09:55 AM   #5
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In our last trailer, we didn't use the shower due to small size
of the shower as well as only 14 gallon holding tanks.
I had to remember to pour a glass of water down the shower
to fill the trap from time to time just to keep the smell from
being drawn up thru the dry trap into the john when we ran
the exhaust fan.

What you are seeing is normal and like the man said, be sure and pour
a cup of RV antifreeze down there this fall.
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