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Old 08-20-2013, 04:25 PM   #1
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Having problem with black water/toilet
This seems very strange my toilet area is full but black tank has little or no stuff. Pumped out toilet and had the septic stick vacuum pipe all the way down into tank. Tank sounds empty after using toilet a few times full again. Stuck coat hanger straight down toilet no apparent restrictions. Any help greatly appreciated I have always let black tank get nearly full before emptying use good chemicals. Help!!!
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Old 08-20-2013, 05:02 PM   #2
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Why do you think it's full? Those silly gauges? They're pretty useless. Just ignore them, or replace them with capacitive sensors: https://tankedge.com or this: http://www.rvgauge.com. NUWA is/was using the second of these and I was very impressed. The first is available from Camping World. You can use existing wiring.
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Old 08-20-2013, 05:24 PM   #3
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The toilet is full and the black tank is empty by that i mean if you try to dump almost nothing comes outMy gauges work pretty well. I can open the toilet flush valve and the toilet is full up yet I can take a coat hanger and it goes through the stuff to the tank. Also yesterday I had the rv pumped by a septic tank pumper. He went through the toilet and put the wand down through the toilet After within several flushes the toilet is full
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Old 08-20-2013, 05:37 PM   #4
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The toilet itself should contain nothing. Below the flush valve there isn't supposed to be anything except the hole into the black tank. Something is very wrong with the way your toilet is installed or something very large is blocking the hole.

I would say that there is a problem with draining the black tank, but the "pumper guy" would have been able to empty it nearly completely (unless all he did was empty that blocked up toilet).

Very strange. You probably need to take it to a dealer.
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Old 08-20-2013, 06:20 PM   #5
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Maybe I'm not getting it.

If you continually hold the flush pedal down and run water does the water just fill up the bowl?
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Old 08-20-2013, 06:28 PM   #7
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I am crying. Need to leave for a trip in a week. Never had anything like this before
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Old 08-20-2013, 06:34 PM   #8
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Let me understand this...you push the pedal down, the valve opens and nothing goes down? Maybe your roof vent is obstructed? Did someone flush a bath towel?
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Old 08-20-2013, 06:50 PM   #9
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Maybe (and I'm just guessing here) the water doesn't shut off once he takes his foot off the flush pedal?
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Old 08-20-2013, 07:02 PM   #11
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Old 08-20-2013, 07:34 PM   #12
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I think I have explained my problem clearly. It is perplexing just asking for help no video
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Old 08-20-2013, 07:42 PM   #13
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Was posted in jest, not trying to tweak anyone here. I understand your frustration and I was not helping. I can't offer anything constructive to the problem.
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Old 08-20-2013, 07:51 PM   #14
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when you have it "empty" can you open the flush valve and look into the tank to see if its empty?
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Old 08-20-2013, 07:56 PM   #15
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Whatever the problem, It cant be that tough to figure out. I may be wrong but we're only talking about a tube (toilet) connected to a tank connected to a tube (outlet valve) All plastic....Obviously its blocked somewhere. Try a snake. If not, take it back to the dealer.
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Saw another post where a guy had the same problem. The toilet exit didn't lead to the black tank instead in entered a complex set of piping beginning with a 45 deg. ell. from they it meandered into the tank. Problem was not enough flush water. Paper etc entered the pipeline but would not flow. Eventually the bowl will fill up and drain very slowly. Maybe snake for some distance and use more water with each use.
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Old 08-20-2013, 08:27 PM   #17
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My toilet is directly over the black tank. When flushed you can look directly into the black tank. Have you gotten underneath and followed the piping to the black tank?
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:43 PM   #18
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Ran snake from the toilet down and also from the dump tank valve up. No success
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Ran snake from the toilet down and also from the dump tank valve up. No success
How far did the snake go each time?
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:59 PM   #20
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Snake went several feet
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