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Old 09-18-2016, 03:26 PM   #1
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My wife and I recently purchased our first RV--2016 Cardinal 3850. So, new to this is an understatement. At present I can't seem to figure out how to sanitize the fresh water holding tank -- primarily because I can't figure out how to get the bleach into the tank. Any help appreciated. Thanks
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Old 09-18-2016, 03:32 PM   #2
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Put funnel on hose and pour bleach in hose,the put hose in fill opening! Youroo!!
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Attach the hose to the fill line on the unit and use funnel on the end of the hose with a mixture of bleach and water.
Hopefully you have a short hose laying around.
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Put funnel on hose and pour bleach in hose,the put hose in fill opening! Youroo!!
Yooroo you beat me by a few seconds. lol
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My wife and I recently purchased our first RV--2016 Cardinal 3850. So, new to this is an understatement. At present I can't seem to figure out how to sanitize the fresh water holding tank -- primarily because I can't figure out how to get the bleach into the tank. Any help appreciated. Thanks
Thanks to each of you that responded; my assumption, clearly not accurate, was that it would take pressure (from the water line to get the water in; oh, new guy! Thanks again
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Thanks to each of you who replied. My assumption was that it would take "water pressure" to insert the fluid; obviously not true; oh well, new guy! Thanks much.
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Thanks to each of you who replied. My assumption was that it would take "water pressure" to insert the fluid; obviously not true; oh well, new guy! Thanks much.
Pour all the bleach mixture into the hose and then hook up to the hose bib and turn on like you are filling the tank.
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Thanks Iggy; retired Army here.
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Old 09-19-2016, 07:05 AM   #9
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I mixed up a strong batch of bleach and water in my 5 gallon water jug, and then set the docking station levers to suck the water out of the jug, and into the water tank. Once that was emptied, then I hooked the hose to the fill, and filled the tank the rest of the way.
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I mixed up a strong batch of bleach and water in my 5 gallon water jug, and then set the docking station levers to suck the water out of the jug, and into the water tank. Once that was emptied, then I hooked the hose to the fill, and filled the tank the rest of the way.
So, you have more than one way to fill your holding tank. What sucked it out of the jug into the tank? Just curious.
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