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Old 03-30-2019, 06:41 PM   #1
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Grey water doesnít drain

But the trouble I am having now and since the motorhome was New is my grey water doesnít drain...I think itís plugged with a round from them drilling and making an opening...put a new valve on but didnít help...donít know how to get it out of there...seems to float away and then relocates causing me grief...great quality control
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Should have said -check valve that I replaced on the water pump...easy fix
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that is a bummer... need a nice flashlight and a long thin grabber tool of some sort, and some extra patience to fish that thing out I suppose...
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If you want to look inside to see what's going on, try a USB endoscope or borescope. My buddy was chasing down a black tank clogging problem on his Pursuit and bought a scope for 20 bucks. He used it to re-aim his black flush and solved the problem, says it's the best $20 he ever spent.
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Quote "Should have said -check valve that I replaced on the water pump...easy fi"


Now we're going to ask, what does replacing the check valve on the water pump have to do with the gray water not draining? We need the rest of the story.
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Old 03-31-2019, 05:38 PM   #7
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Quote "Should have said -check valve that I replaced on the water pump...easy fi"


Now we're going to ask, what does replacing the check valve on the water pump have to do with the gray water not draining? We need the rest of the story.
See post #5 and then read the grey water drain issue in post 1.
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I was typing two separate things and it split it up...lol..hate when that happens
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But the trouble I am having now and since the motorhome was New is my grey water doesnít drain...I think itís plugged with a round from them drilling and making an opening...put a new valve on but didnít help...donít know how to get it out of there...seems to float away and then relocates causing me grief...great quality control
Had same problem a while back. Decided to fix it when I got home. Drained fine after four hour trip home. When I pulled the handle a big plug of corn, rice and other vegetable matter came out.

I think the problem is that the drain is only 1 1/2 inch pipe and the gate valve smaller yet and stuff settles around there and plugs it up. Happened once again and I tapped around gate with wrench and sure enough big plug of vegetable matter again.

We have since purchased sink strainers and clean plates with paper towel before washing and havnít had a recurrence for four months. You may have a cutout blocking the drain but give my cure a shot.
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Should have said -check valve that I replaced on the water pump...easy fix
Any chance you could remove the valve/drain and use a wet/dry vac to apply suction as you run water slowly into the tank? The vac might be able to make a strong enough connection to the stray piece that you could grab it with needle-nosed pliers.

Might work.
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