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Old 12-20-2015, 04:59 PM   #21
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a campground manager suggested ice cream salt -- even gave us some. It took awhile to work but eventually did the trick.

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Old 12-20-2015, 05:17 PM   #22
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Hawk53,STOP rite Now ,Go buy a Plastic Kiddee Pool and place under your Dump valve,now you can (Snake/Work) on your Valves without (Being Run Out of the C/G)! Youroo!!

X2. If you go at it from the dump end it should release! Happened to me with a Tolit paper jam and the only way I could release it was by sticking a hose up at the gate valve. Wear big rubber gloves and googles. Good luck.

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Old 12-20-2015, 05:54 PM   #23
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I would take the outside shower and user the hot water and spray on the tank/valve to thaw.
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Old 12-20-2015, 06:16 PM   #24
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Check your gate valve it may have been damaged with the freeze.
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Old 12-20-2015, 06:23 PM   #25
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black tank not draining

It might be right at the valve. You might put some heat on it with a hair dryer or heat gun. Be careful with a heat gun, too much and it can easily melt plastic.
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Old 12-20-2015, 06:39 PM   #26
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Why not get a clear hose connector to be able to see if snake came out?
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Old 12-20-2015, 07:08 PM   #27
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I would just give up by now.

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Old 12-20-2015, 07:41 PM   #28
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I had a similar problem. I found that a bout a foot down in the toilet it was plug and it wasn't a tank drain problem. you might check that
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Old 12-20-2015, 08:01 PM   #29
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If you use the clear adapter that uses a hose and remove the hose fitting a snake will go through the hole. You are the attacking the plug from the valve end. Because the hole is small if the black tank starts to drain you only have to use your thumb to plug the hole. You will not have a large mess on the ground. This will work, I have done it several time to remove a TP block from the valve area. Plus in cold weather it would not hurt to dump a couple of cups of rock salt down the drains.

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