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Old 05-04-2016, 10:22 AM   #11
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Here's the process I use when flushing my black tank. This assumes your already hooked up to a dumping station with a clear hose fitting at the drain port.

1. Close the gray tank valve and turn on the kitchen faucet and to put some water in my gray tank.

2. If my black tank isn't full, I'll turn on the hose for the black tank rinse while the black tank valve is closed. While I'm doing this, I'll stand right next to the indicator panel and watch the black tank level.

3. The moment the full light starts to flicker, I run out and open the black tank valve. I'll let the rinse keep going as the tank drains until the rinse water runs clear.

4. Close the black tank valve again with the rinse going and return to the panel and watch the black tank level.

5. Run out and pull the black tank valve as soon as the full light starts to flicker.

6. If the water runs clean, turn off the rinse and let the remaining water drain. Repeat steps 4 & 5 untill you see no more debris coming out.

7. Close off the black tank valve and open the gray. This will both empty the gray tank and rinse your sewer hose.

8. Turn off the faucet that was turned on in step one.

9. Close the gray valve once all remaining water has drained.
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Old 05-04-2016, 10:38 AM   #12
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You put way more faith into the preciseness of those indicator lights than I care to.
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Old 05-04-2016, 10:45 AM   #13
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This is very hard on the dump station and the reason why more and more dump stations are charging or closing. If 10 people did this on a Sunday morning it will fill a 2000 gal dump station, not to mention the tie up it would cause. Please be considerate.

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Here's the process I use when flushing my black tank. This assumes your already hooked up to a dumping station with a clear hose fitting at the drain port.


6. If the water runs clean, turn off the rinse and let the remaining water drain. Repeat steps 4 & 5 untill you see no more debris coming out.

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This is very hard on the dump station and the reason why more and more dump stations are charging or closing. If 10 people did this on a Sunday morning it will fill a 2000 gal dump station, not to mention the tie up it would cause. Please be considerate.
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