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Old 08-04-2015, 12:18 AM   #1
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Toilet Troubles

Hello all,
Just purchased a 2016 XLR Thunderbolt 425 amp toy hauler a month ago. Went on 3rd camping trip and low and behold toilet in garage area has overflowed!!! Was at a full hook up site all 3 times drained and flushed black tank with the procedure we were taught during walk through. Steps taken to try and solve problem
1st step tried the boiling water twice with no success
2nd step turbo plunger for several yes several strokes no success
3rd step cut end off 25 foot water hose stuck it in all the way to the other end where it went I have no clue but it went fairly easy pushed and pulled several times, hooked water up to hose from city water gushed several times and guess what I just had to scoop some more water out of commode
Last step was to put a plumbers snake 30 foot snake into toilet all way where it went I don't really know but there again it was with little effort and still no water drainage from toilet.
Has anyone got any ideas???
Thanks in advance
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Old 08-04-2015, 12:45 AM   #2
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Something is missing from your story. From what I understand you are pushing a hose and plumbers snake into the toilet but the waste is just sitting there in the toilet. Nothing is moving but you have flushed your black tank and it is empty? Sort of impossible.

You weren't leaving the black tank drain open all of the time were you?
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Old 08-04-2015, 03:43 AM   #3
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Went on 3rd camping trip and low and behold toilet in garage area has overflowed!!!
It takes a lot of water to overflow a RV potty!
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Old 08-04-2015, 06:37 AM   #4
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No black tank drain stays closed until get ready to leave
But the grey tank valves were left open while camping
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Old 08-04-2015, 06:45 AM   #5
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Do you have two separate black tanks and valves (one for front and one for back with separate valves) and only draining one tank (front)?
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Old 08-04-2015, 06:52 AM   #6
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Shot in the dark, but to me it sounds like a plugged vent pipe.
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Old 08-04-2015, 06:59 AM   #7
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Have got 1 black tank valve and 2 grey tank valves. Front tank led light shows empty as well as both grey tanks. The led light in garage area shows empty as well
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Old 08-04-2015, 07:05 AM   #8
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How does the waste get from your back toilet to the tank for your front toilet? Surely, you have two black tanks.

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Old 08-04-2015, 07:10 AM   #9
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Not sure about amount of tanks.
Not sure how any of it flows.
I would hope there is 2 tanks. Where would I get a schematic for the plumbing?
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Old 08-04-2015, 07:13 AM   #10
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Even if (Vent) is Not working, when you Open the Toilet valve you have a Vent! It should discharge out the sewer hose,if discharge valve out side is Open! Are you sure that you are (NOT) hooked up to the (BTR) and are putting water into the Black tank? Is this the First Time you have tried to Dump this Tank? Was there water in the Black tank (Before) anyone (Ever) used it? Youroo!!
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