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Old 08-25-2020, 07:25 AM   #1
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Leaking black tank valve

Black tank valve leaking. Added valve seal conditioner x4 and still leaks. Valve is up and behind water bay panel. I don't think I can reach valve bolts. Panel looks to be secured with rivets. Anyone have a similar situation? Suggestions? 2011 350TS. Thanks
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Old 08-25-2020, 08:35 AM   #2
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Easiest and least messy solution: https://www.campingworld.com/twist-o...alves-fittings
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Old 08-25-2020, 09:15 AM   #3
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Please see and read this thread.
May help you decide what you need to do.

https://www.forestriverforums.com/fo...ly-213407.html
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Old 08-25-2020, 10:26 AM   #4
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Thanks. I have one of ordered. Looking for long term solution.
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I agree with Wiscampsin. I added one of these to my rig and no longer have to worry about what might land on the ground when I take the cap off the sewer outlet.
Unfortunately this unit has a tendency to come off when you untwist the hose from it, so what I did was to add two 1/4" long sheet metal screws (being careful to not penetrate the thickness of the outlet plastic) right next to two of the locking tabs on the new valve. No way that new valve is coming off until I remove those two screws...and if I ever decide I don't want it, by making sure the sheet metal screws didn't penetrate into the flow area the original outlet is (almost) as good as new.
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Black tank valve leaking. Added valve seal conditioner x4 and still leaks. Valve is up and behind water bay panel. I don't think I can reach valve bolts. Panel looks to be secured with rivets. Anyone have a similar situation? Suggestions? 2011 350TS. Thanks
Yes, I had both black and grey water valves leaking at the same time on my 2019 Isata 3. I have the valves replaced. The replacement was covered under the the factory warranty.
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strongly agree with this method.
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Old 08-25-2020, 09:11 PM   #8
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I have the same problem with both black and grey valves leaking. Washing machine is draining directly to the underbelly. All warranted but waiting for warranty approval and parts for eight weeks. I hope this solves the black tank problem. I did install another valve on the outside of the black/grey outflow so I would not get doused again like the first time. Once was definitely enough.
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I not only agree with this solution, because it worked for me, but after I took the camper to a repair shop and had them replace the valve I kept it on the system and glued it in place.
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I think that is a brilliant idea. I am going to have the service dept do that when they fix the valves. Thank you.
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