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Old 02-24-2019, 12:45 PM   #1
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Black tank flush

I have seen many reviews on this
I have the same problem as many of you
I canít get any water through the connection to flush the tank
I know where the valve is,under the sink in the bathroom
Yes it is hook up properly I check the arrows on it
There is no kink in the line although I did not rip the under belly to check the other line
Is there a way to remove the valve and take it apart to check if itís working properly
My vibe is brand new from last year 224 rls
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Old 02-24-2019, 12:58 PM   #2
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If you've found the anti siphon vaccume breaker, yes, you can remove and replace it. I beleive the one that come with our campers are cheap plastic and typically not repairable. You should just be able to unscrew it from each side by hand. If that doesnt seem right, share a pic and we may be able to provide better help.

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Old 02-24-2019, 01:12 PM   #3
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If you've found the anti siphon vaccume breaker, yes, you can remove and replace it. I beleive the one that come with our campers are cheap plastic and typically not repairable. You should just be able to unscrew it from each side by hand. If that doesnt seem right, share a pic and we may be able to provide better help.

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So here it is
Looks like I have to cut the clamps first
Also this trailer still under warranty
Where can I find a better one
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Old 02-24-2019, 01:37 PM   #4
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First, you should be able to unscrew the connectors on each side. No need to cut anything. See https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0095TD5S6..._slUCCb0TDGF9C. It's just has male threaded ends.

I would replace it with a brass version.

It will be interesting to know if this is the cause of the blockage.

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Old 02-24-2019, 01:53 PM   #5
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First, you should be able to unscrew the connectors on each side. No need to cut anything. See https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0095TD5S6..._slUCCb0TDGF9C. It's just has male threaded ends.

I would replace it with a brass version.

It will be interesting to know if this is the cause of the blockage.

Good luck.


Will have to try this in the spring
Cold and a bit to much snow
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Old 02-24-2019, 02:06 PM   #6
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I note that the same Acme valve that showed up on the Amazon site @ $21.50 is available from Lowes as ship to store for $16. Lowes also has the brass nipples you will need and they are probably in stock. You may or may not need to snip the straps to get the new one in.
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Old 02-24-2019, 03:16 PM   #7
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FYI, my unit is brand new, and I discovered the flush hose going into the black tank is completely crimped, due to not allowing enough slack to make the turn going into the tank. The tech at the dealer supposedly put a hose clamp on the crimped area to squeeze it back into round. I have not looked at it again since bringing it home so I don't know how successful that effort was.
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Old 02-24-2019, 04:01 PM   #8
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FYI, my unit is brand new, and I discovered the flush hose going into the black tank is completely crimped, due to not allowing enough slack to make the turn going into the tank. The tech at the dealer supposedly put a hose clamp on the crimped area to squeeze it back into round. I have not looked at it again since bringing it home so I don't know how successful that effort was.


My under belly is closed up
So I will have to cut it open to inspect it I suppose
I will start with the valve first easy fix then go from there
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Old 02-24-2019, 09:56 PM   #9
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My under belly is closed up
So I will have to cut it open to inspect it I suppose
I will start with the valve first easy fix then go from there
I had the same issue. Changed that valve, no luck. Pulled my belly, nothing wrong. Undid the hose from the valve, used my air compressor nozzle and blew out the flush head. Turns out the hole in the flush nozzle was clogged. Put it all back together and it flushes fairly decent now
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I had the same issue. Changed that valve, no luck. Pulled my belly, nothing wrong. Undid the hose from the valve, used my air compressor nozzle and blew out the flush head. Turns out the hole in the flush nozzle was clogged. Put it all back together and it flushes fairly decent now


I get this but
What flush nozzle ????
Are you talking about the connection on the outside ??
I blew mine out last fall to winterize the tt
I had to use 80 psi to get air flowing in the toilet
But it did flush the water out (I hope)
So maybe it is now unplug maybe !!!!!
Will see in the spring will have to try water again
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I get this but
What flush nozzle ????
Are you talking about the connection on the outside ??
I blew mine out last fall to winterize the tt
I had to use 80 psi to get air flowing in the toilet
But it did flush the water out (I hope)
So maybe it is now unplug maybe !!!!!
Will see in the spring will have to try water again
The nozzle that goes into the side of the tank. Mine wasn't removable so the best i could do is blow it out at the spot where it enters the tank. Being in California i don't have to winterize so I've never blown it out before. It seems like the flush is the bane of many
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I get this but
What flush nozzle ????
Are you talking about the connection on the outside ??
I blew mine out last fall to winterize the tt
I had to use 80 psi to get air flowing in the toilet
But it did flush the water out (I hope)
So maybe it is now unplug maybe !!!!!
Will see in the spring will have to try water again
To add to Swampdonkey's answer above, this has nothing to do with blowing air through your toilet.
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Old 02-24-2019, 10:22 PM   #13
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To add to Swampdonkey's answer above, this has nothing to do with blowing air through your toilet.


What I was saying is we could hear air going in the black tank through the toilet opening
I know it has nothing to do with the the toilet !!!!!
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What I was saying is we could hear air going in the black tank through the toilet opening
I know it has nothing to do with the the toilet !!!!!
I hope this shows you why I wrote what I did: "I had to use 80 psi to get air flowing in the toilet"
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Old 02-24-2019, 10:28 PM   #15
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I hope this shows you why I wrote what I did: "I had to use 80 psi to get air flowing in the toilet"


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Go ahead and say what you wrote in French
Letís see how that sound
You wrote "What flush nozzle ????" Is that what you meant?
I didn't see any scrap of a clue that you spoke/wrote French. I was just trying to help. Good luck and good night.
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