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Old 05-10-2013, 10:17 PM   #11
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Yeah Kyle, got the picture. However, the rig was parked after emptying the tanks almost two months ago, and so I dumped 2 gallons of water into the black tank yesterday. But it didn't seem to,help the odor prob or the alarming. I'd guess it's possible that residues in the tank created a gas and if the water I had in it dried up, it may add up to being the problem. Manybe more water...

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Old 05-10-2013, 11:06 PM   #12
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Good possibility of methane---------------

Add water to your "P" traps in your sinks to stop the flow of methane into the RV. After two months of storage, the water in the sinks "P" traps will evaporate making a path for methane gas to enter the RV. Methane is highly explosive and deadly to life. You should crack two windows in your RV for ventilation. One in the front area and one in the back. But make sure you pour water into the "P" traps.

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Old 05-10-2013, 11:21 PM   #13
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Thanks Daisy, as I mentioned in my OP I put a couple gallon into the gray pouring water into each drain. Also, as you suggest, I store with partially open windows and vents. Good advise though and appreciated.
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Old 05-12-2013, 03:50 PM   #14
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The verdict is in, and Vince was correct! It was batteries for whatever reason were venting gases that made their way inside. The detector has a very sensative nose vor many things other than just prpoane and was sending me a message : ). Obviously an abnormal situation, so new Interstates are in my future.

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