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Old 06-29-2013, 08:45 PM   #1
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Fact or Fiction?

A fellow camper was telling me that if you put a large bag of ice in your grey or black water tank it will give you a better reading on your tank. Has anyone tied this?
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Old 06-29-2013, 08:50 PM   #2
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Ive heard of flushing a bag of ice down the stool to slide around and scrub tank while driving( after tank was dumped). I did it once. Haven't had any ice since.
-dont know how youd get it in the gray tank
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I guess if you had some dried paper or cr@? In it it would knock it loose and make it read better.
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Ive heard of flushing a bag of ice down the stool to slide around and scrub tank while driving( after tank was dumped). I did it once. Haven't had any ice since.
-dont know how youd get it in the gray tank
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Old 06-29-2013, 09:04 PM   #6
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So it works?
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Yea not sure how you would get in the grey tank. I was more wondering if this guy was full of it.
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So it works?
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I dont know for sure if it works, cause ive never had any problems with my sensors. But im sure it couldnt hurt anything as long as you dont drive like a bat out of he!!, slingin them cubes around!
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A fellow camper was telling me that if you put a large bag of ice in your grey or black water tank it will give you a better reading on your tank. Has anyone tied this?
I have not tried it my camper is new and not old enough to develop any problems of this type, but what I read on other threads is when people have buildup in their tank (Black) from not flushing enough water each time or emptying the tank to soon without enough level (you need 2/3 to 3/4 full when dumping), anyway get you camper all hooked up to the TV and ready to go then dump about 5 pounds of ice in and take off down the road the ice move around and breaks up the buildup in the tank so it will dump cleaner next time. If your looking for the level probes to work better I've seen suggestions to place a curved water jet spray into the toilet and spray all around especially in the direction level probes as they sometimes get stuff stuck on the probe causing the level to read wrong.

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