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Old 06-08-2014, 05:31 PM   #1
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Sink not Draining

Hey everyone! I have a new '15 Palomino 1251 Backpack Truck camper and taking it out the first few times I am getting no draining from the sink. Wondering if there is a switch I should be flipping or something that I can do to get the water to move. Had to bail it out the other day. I have tried it on a few different angles to try to encourage better flow but getting nothing.

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Old 06-08-2014, 05:36 PM   #2
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Hey everyone! I have a new '15 Palomino 1251 Backpack Truck camper and taking it out the first few times I am getting no draining from the sink. Wondering if there is a switch I should be flipping or something that I can do to get the water to move. Had to bail it out the other day. I have tried it on a few different angles to try to encourage better flow but getting nothing.

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I'd get under the sink with a bucket and a couple of towels and pull the P-trap because there is no switch.

On a side, when was the last time you dumped your gray and black?....
https://www.google.com/search?q=p+tr...+trap&tbm=isch
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Do the other sinks/shower drain ok?
If so, must be a clog in that line somewhere.
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Old 06-08-2014, 08:07 PM   #4
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Thanks guys. Pulled the P Trap off nothing going on there. Wondering if there is a vent somewhere?

Otherwise, thinking just plumber snake the drain?

The shower drains great and I've run that and dumped the excess to it is all clear of backup so it should be good to flow but just getting nothing from it at all. Any ideas would be awesome. I literally have only been out twice in it so nothing has been in it and we haven't used the sink at all so just wondering if there might be an air bubble or a vent issue.

Thanks for the crunching on this, let me know if you come up with anything here.
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I am thinking gunk in the lines from manufacturing. Personally? Take it back to the Dealer and let them figure it out
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Ok I am going to say the vent stack for this sink is plugged or not connected.
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Ok I am going to say the vent stack for this sink is plugged or not connected.
Even if the vent stack was plugged, it would eventually drain. I would suspect they shoved the drain pipe all the way to the bottom of the tank and there was glue on the pipe and it stuck to the bottom. Definitely a trip to the dealer is in store.
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What happens when you drain the gray tank?
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Even if the vent stack was plugged, it would eventually drain. I would suspect they shoved the drain pipe all the way to the bottom of the tank and there was glue on the pipe and it stuck to the bottom. Definitely a trip to the dealer is in store.
So if he stuck a hose in the vent stack and turned the water on it would fill up real quick no?
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Bingo! Got it! Thanks for the help guys! Back in action, clog free!

Let's hit the road!!!
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