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Old 09-07-2016, 06:51 PM   #1
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Sulphur smell

After we leave our new silverback 37 bh for a couple of day, we returned and the water both hot and cold smells like sulphur . After running the water for a long time the smell decreases but does not disappear. My wife swears its hooked up to the sewer. I washed the camper last week and didn't detect any smell . Any thoughts about where the smell coming from

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Old 09-07-2016, 07:10 PM   #2
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In hot climates the water system will get funky in just a short time. If I was you, I would drain the hot water tank and low point drains and sanitize the system with bleach.
In the future, if you are not going to use the trailer for a week, drain everything, every time.

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Old 09-07-2016, 07:58 PM   #3
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ours does the same, after flushing for a while it goes away.
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The extent is dependent on the concentration of the dissolved elements in the water. Drain water heater and water lines before leaving and you should be OK. Fill a glass with the water and let it sit in the RV and you will see what is going on in your water system.

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