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Old 03-02-2019, 04:51 AM   #1
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Tank sensors

So we just purchased a 2013 Palomino Solaire 297RLDS. It's in great condition and I think we got it a good price. My black tank and one gray tank read full all of the time. Is there an easy fix for this? Thanks on advance for any help.
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Old 03-02-2019, 05:12 AM   #2
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On the black tank, dump a bag of ice down the toilet and drive around. That should take care of cleaning off those sensors. Not sure how to clean off the grey tank. Maybe a dose of water softener and having it halfway full and driving around.
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Old 03-02-2019, 07:04 AM   #3
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i haven't tried that yet but that's what i have also read, you might get a flush wand form gander or amazon(15 bucks) and rinse out the tank really well and a couple of flushes, I did that on my previous tt and amazed how much more poop came out, rinse until clean water comes out of the dump valve
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Old 03-03-2019, 08:59 AM   #4
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Treat both tanks with Unique’s RV-Digest-It.

Use 1/2 quart in each tank; fill with warm - not hot - water and wait 72 hours. There is dried soap and other slime on the walls of the tanks that is shorting the sensors.

Dump and fill with fresh water; then dump again.

Be prepared for some nasty dumps the first two times.
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Old 03-03-2019, 09:39 AM   #5
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That post was from my phone.

Here is some more info on fixing your indicators.

I am convinced the fault is with dried crud on the tank walls. ICE will never fix your problem; only a good soaking with a bacteria and enzyme bath will dissolve that slime. Here is a good video on the "why".

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Thank you everyone the bag of ice did the trick and my gray tank fixed its self
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Old 03-03-2019, 05:45 PM   #7
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Thank you everyone the bag of ice did the trick and my gray tank fixed its self
Happy to see the simple fix worked!

Should it become a frequent problem, please do try an enzyme treatment. Folks had also had good results with RID-X septic tank treatment.
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I will keep that in mind and thank you very much
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Happy to see the simple fix worked!

Should it become a frequent problem, please do try an enzyme treatment. Folks had also had good results with RID-X septic tank treatment.
I will keep it mind thank you
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