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Old 08-18-2016, 12:27 PM   #1
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Shower sewer odor.

Just for info.
We keep smelling sewer oder coming from our shower drain.
I figured there was no trap installed so l took off panel under shower and noticed a funny looking thing in the drain line. It was a Hepvo trap.
So l took it off and found the bladder inside had been reversed. I pocked it back inplace installed and problem was solved.
Also while under the shower l noticed a slight leak around drain collar.
Took it apart, cleaned and resealed.
Had l not found this there would have been serious damage to floor under shower.
We have a Coachman Chapperal 390 qsmb....love it.
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Old 08-18-2016, 01:15 PM   #2
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Those traps are fairly new to the RV industry and not a lot of people know about them.

The best thing about them is you don't have to remember to winterize them.

The RV mfg's like them because they don't have to install a dedicated vent for the fixture, so it saves them a little time and space.
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Old 08-18-2016, 01:31 PM   #3
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Never heard of it before.

These are NEAT.

Hepvo Waterless Valve
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How do I get to that panel to be able to check that trap? I have a panel on the side of the shower pan, is that what you are talking about?
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Old 10-24-2016, 04:30 PM   #5
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Remove that panel on the side of the shower base and you should see the trap and drain.
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Shower Plug

Does anyone know why the shower drain has a plug? It's annoying, because it gets stepped on and has to be pulled up while showerin

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Does anyone know why the shower drain has a plug? It's annoying, because it gets stepped on and has to be pulled up while showerin

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Our shower has that drain and it is a half tub. High enough to give the dog a bath but that's about it.
I noticed the same thing with the drain closing. I solved this by not stepping on it.
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Just for info.
We keep smelling sewer oder coming from our shower drain.
I figured there was no trap installed so l took off panel under shower and noticed a funny looking thing in the drain line. It was a Hepvo trap.
So l took it off and found the bladder inside had been reversed. I pocked it back inplace installed and problem was solved.
Also while under the shower l noticed a slight leak around drain collar.
Took it apart, cleaned and resealed.
Had l not found this there would have been serious damage to floor under shower.
We have a Coachman Chapperal 390 qsmb....love it.
Thanks for the heads up on the Hepvo traps.
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Our shower has that drain and it is a half tub. High enough to give the dog a bath but that's about it.
I noticed the same thing with the drain closing. I solved this by not stepping on it.
Duh... lol
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