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Old 06-28-2015, 10:13 AM   #21
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Dig it out from the top. If you let it go down into the tank you may have a worse problem.

BTW, how long have you had the RV and how long have you been putting the wipes down the toilet.

When we first got ours, we clogged it up with toilet paper. Had to fish it out with a coat hanger also. We learned that we were not using enough water when flushing.
About a month, been using wet wipes the hole time
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Old 06-28-2015, 10:18 AM   #22
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I think you are getting different answers because some are thinking 'tank' clog and some are thinking 'toilet' clog.
OP did indicate that the black tank valve was open during use so there is a mountain in the tank.
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Old 06-28-2015, 10:23 AM   #23
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Dan-nickies right, might be a combo of both issues. Back flusher may help the tank jam. But I would work on the toilet jam first then keep filling the tank and dumping until no more wet ones come out..

Edit: unless what your seeing and feeling IS the tank jam!

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Old 06-28-2015, 10:25 AM   #24
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This will not be a quick easy job so a little patience will go a long ways.

Water is your black tanks best friend so close the valve and add as much as you can and add a waste digesting treatment and let it sit 24 hours.

Drain the tank and then use one of the wands poste above with the tank valve open because it is going to take a lot of water.
If the clog is in the tank, your only hope is using a dissolving treatment like Unique's RV-Digest-It or a healthy dose of RID-X and a 72-96 hour "soak"

Be sure to follow directions and add enough water to fill the black tank (without overflow. There is no fast fix that does not involve a tank replacement.

As you discovered (the hard way), do not use flushables or dump with less than 3/4 full of water.

In the case of RVs; "down" is never "gone"

You most likely buggered your tank level indicators as well. There are several good threads on black tank maintenance. While your tank soaks I suggest you read up on it.
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Old 06-28-2015, 10:27 AM   #25
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About a month, been using wet wipes the hole time
From the bottom to the top mountain, this is going to be a real chore....
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From the bottom to the top mountain, this is going to be a real chore....
Prevention of this problem is much easier than dealing with the aftermath unfortunately.
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Prevention of this problem is much easier than dealing with the aftermath unfortunately.
Yes, this is one topic NOT covered during a PDI....
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There was an article out a while back about not flushing wet ones down a stool even ones at the house. Disaster city. Later RJD
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Toilet still clogged, got a hose a good 12 feet up the outlet pipe, good amount of wet wipes came out, not to much poo unfortunately. Tried snaking the bowl to no avail
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If your working from the black tank outlet just be careful and make sure your protected with gloves and face shield. Did you notice any drop in the fluid level in the toilet when you pushed the hose up? Since your working the outlet you could try a wet vac. I'd try pushing on the blockage first just jogging the outlet/blow side of the vac be ready to close your valve against any brown tidal wave. If that doesnt do anything try the suction side. This might be a little risky as you may be pulling more wipes into the lines. rotating between suction and blowing the lines may break the clog without adding any additional water. Worst case senerio you may have to empty tank from above with water vac. It wont be pretty
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