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Old 01-13-2014, 05:45 PM   #11
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Does anybody use the hot water from the RV hot water tank when back flushing the black tank? Assuming you have that option on your RV.
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Old 01-13-2014, 07:21 PM   #12
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Does anybody use the hot water from the RV hot water tank when back flushing the black tank? Assuming you have that option on your RV.
I have tried hot water and detergent when I was having sensor problems with the OEM probes. It did not work for me near as well as the enzymes in Digest-It. Others report good results with Rid-X as well.
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Old 01-13-2014, 08:07 PM   #13
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Check the nuts on the wiring. Had a few loose on previous rig that cause erratic readings. Flush with water, done long enough, should restore their accuracy for a little while.
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Old 01-13-2014, 08:51 PM   #14
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Do you use the Unique all the time or just to clean the tanks? I bought a couple of quarts to try and see if I like it.
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I used the geo method and then switched to mixing about a pint of Pinesol and a pint of SuperClean after emptying the black tank until the Goshen rally and bought the Blue Streak Dispensing system. After running out of the Blue Streak solution, I mixed solution of 50% Pinesol and 50% SuperClean to fill the container and since 04Dec, we've have very good luck with it. So far when I check the sensor panel they will not read empty, but reads 1/3, which is what they read when we got the camper new and there had never been anything in the tanks but clear water put in by the dealer. We also do not put paper in the black tank. When I empty the black tank it empties with very few lumps and when the tank flush is activated it only takes about a minute for it to run clear. Unless something changes, I will continue with the 50-50 solution of Pinesol & SuperClean in the dispenser. Cheaper than the geo method also.
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Old 01-13-2014, 11:40 PM   #16
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So OC what do with your paper ?
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I was having the same issue on my Surveyor SV 302. I was tilting the trailer so the dump valve side was lower than the other side. The problem with that was I figured out that the tank drain from the opposite side of the trailer. So when I lifted that side the tank would not empty completely and the sensor would always be two thirds full. Since then I have had no issues with wrong sensor readings. I also have a black flush kit that I use during the dump cycle.

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So OC what do with your paper ?
Trash can that is emptied daily.
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OC, you should make sure it is FOLDED - not wadded in a tiny ball. The reason, of course, is it more easily recycled. You know, you see stuff all the time "contains 25% post consumer waste".
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Do you use the Unique all the time or just to clean the tanks? I bought a couple of quarts to try and see if I like it.
I use the Calgon/Detergent all the time and only use the Unique at the end of season winterization so I can let it work for a minimum of 72 hours. This has to be done while it is still warm out because the enzymes and bacterial do not work so well when it is cold.
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