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Old 08-27-2014, 12:45 PM   #1
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CLR in fresh water tank?

Has anyone tried this?
Monitor shows 4 lights with tank empty. Wondering if a little clr, to wash and rince fresh water tank, will get corrosion off the sensors in the tank and get the monitor to read correctly again.
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Old 08-27-2014, 12:52 PM   #2
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Normally it's not calcium, lime or rust giving a faulty reading on the sensor it's slime.

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I would only put CLR in tank if okay to drink it. Have not heard of anybody doing this.
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Normally it's not calcium, lime or rust giving a faulty reading on the sensor it's slime.
Time for a little bleach and a few tank flushes. I would really hesitate to introduce chemicals that strong into my potable water system.
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time for a little bleach and a few tank flushes. I would really hesitate to introduce chemicals that strong into my potable water system.
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CLR in fresh water tank?

You can also use baking soda fill the tank about 1/4 full. Will neutralize taste and crane everything up. No CLR or any cleaner in fresh water tank!


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Thx folks. There was no odours,was just trying to get the monitor to read properly. Half a tank of water and a good shake down on the highway and we have readings again. Whew,hate to run out of water.
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Too bad they couldn't come up with a chlorine tab like you use in your pool that you could just drop in the tank every time you fill it so it is a safe amount for the size of the tank.
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Too bad they couldn't come up with a chlorine tab like you use in your pool that you could just drop in the tank every time you fill it so it is a safe amount for the size of the tank.

I have seen bleach tablets for laundry use at Walmart.


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