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Old 03-08-2014, 06:55 PM   #1
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Black Tank Flush

Essential? Nice to have? Not worth the cost?

What say you all.

We're getting ready to order a class C and wonder if it's worth the extra $150. We normally camp in established campgrounds and use campground facilities for solid wastes.

We have a 26' travel trailer now with no flush and no problems.
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Old 03-08-2014, 07:05 PM   #2
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Yes it is worth it, makes it so much easier!
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Old 03-08-2014, 07:24 PM   #3
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Old 03-08-2014, 07:55 PM   #4
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Pay it and use it. You will no longer be using the questionable campground facilities knowing that you always have a clean tank. I have a clear elbow and you would be amazed at how much stuff comes out with the flush.
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Old 03-08-2014, 08:00 PM   #5
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Just found this forum and not getting around too good. My question is I just bought a 2014 Forest River xlr toy hauler 5th wheel,and cant get the black water flush to receive water. Seems to be blocked. Any thought on this? Its under warranty,but I don't feel like spending 240 mile worth of diesel to get it fixed,if it's a easy fix.
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X2. Worth the cost.
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Old 03-08-2014, 11:03 PM   #7
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Just found this forum and not getting around too good. My question is I just bought a 2014 Forest River xlr toy hauler 5th wheel,and cant get the black water flush to receive water. Seems to be blocked. Any thought on this? Its under warranty,but I don't feel like spending 240 mile worth of diesel to get it fixed,if it's a easy fix.

Just follow the hose, if a new camper the tank wont be that bad. Sounds like the check valve maybe hung up or in backwards if possible.
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Had the same issue, check valve was installed backward. Dealer had to fix, I had no tools to replace the water pipe crimps.
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Pay it and use it. You will no longer be using the questionable campground facilities knowing that you always have a clean tank. I have a clear elbow and you would be amazed at how much stuff comes out with the flush.
X2 - A must have.

I am anal about cleaning out my black tank and use it every trip!
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