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Old 08-18-2015, 04:46 PM   #1
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Water smell

Another mysterious odor in the 365SAQ. Seems the water in the master bathroom has a ammonia / rotten egg smell. This only smells for the first few minutes then seems to go away. Any ideas?
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Old 08-18-2015, 04:51 PM   #2
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I drained he hot water tank and low point drains just in case and that didn't seem to fix. I also replaced the supply house outside.

I read somewhere to run peroxide they the lines or it could be a venting issue? I'm open to any suggestions. This is my second season with this coach. I use it most weekends and a week or two in the summer.
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Old 08-18-2015, 04:51 PM   #3
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Bacteria in the water in the water lines. One option is to drain water lines between trips.
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Old 08-18-2015, 05:13 PM   #4
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I would use bleach instead of peroxide 1/4 cup per 15 gallons of water in the fresh tank, use water pump to move the mix thru all the lines.

Let the mix sit over night in the tank and lines then run the mix out of the tank and flush until you can not smell the bleach.
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Old 08-18-2015, 06:51 PM   #5
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Bleach would be an aggressive approach. But certainly would be effective. I would be concerned at the amount of flushing needed.
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Old 08-18-2015, 06:58 PM   #6
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This procedure is used by most RVers every year with no ill results. If you completely drain after sanitizing it really doesn't need much rinsing.
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Old 08-18-2015, 07:17 PM   #7
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Awesome. I will give it a go
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Old 08-18-2015, 09:56 PM   #8
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Thought I replied but it didn't go thru...
Run water thru your washer lines if you don't use them normally. The water sits in there, mixed with antifreeze, and gets very stinky. It then filters back to the bathroom but the issue vanishes quickly as fresh water fills the lines each time.
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Old 08-29-2015, 09:28 AM   #9
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my egg smell culprit was the water filter, just rinsing good fixed the smell, got a new one later anyways and will now rinse and take it out when it it is sitting not used. btw is was nasty!
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