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Old 02-07-2017, 06:35 PM   #1
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Sure looks like a ruptured gray tank

Well shucks- I sure didn't see that coming. I had to cut a hole in the underbelly and insulation to let the water out.

I'm going to have to pull the underbelly tomorrow to get eyes on the actual problem.

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Old 02-07-2017, 06:37 PM   #2
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Oh, boy! Best of luck getting it fixed.
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Old 02-07-2017, 07:14 PM   #3
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Wow sorry to see / hear that, hope that you are somewhere warm !!
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Old 02-07-2017, 07:37 PM   #5
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Bummer! If it is a pain to drop the underbelly, maybe an inspection camera might work as a first peek...

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Old 02-08-2017, 02:26 PM   #6
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Old 02-08-2017, 02:45 PM   #7
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Bummer! That bladder may come in handy short term.
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Wow, same thing happen to us. BUT the Dealer winterized it for us. Yeah they forgot to drain out the water after we walked through the punch out when we purchased the RV. Right now it is at the Dealership and boy I hope it is not a messy situation (All around). We were already questioned if we went camping after we purchased the RV. NOPE, it just sat in the driveway waiting for May to go to the CG on a military base. Watching this post to see how you made out and what all happen to your RV.
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This is why I hate hiring work out. Mobile RV techs came out and dropped the under belly. They had me run the shower and fill the tank until it started leaking. Diagnosis: "it must be broke on top". I get that it's pretty difficult to pull down, but dang- that just doesn't instill confidence.

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So, short of me re-opening it and getting to the top side of the tank; I have to trust them and order a new tank.

Guess I'll see how this Good Sams Extended Service Plan treats me.
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Old 02-09-2017, 05:32 AM   #10
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Oh man...................
I don't understand how it could be leaking on top unless it's the inlet pipe or fitting attached to the tank. Is it only leaking when full or when running in water? At least it was not over the axles, that can sometimes be a real PITA. Best of luck.
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If it's on top it would almost have to be where the inlet attaches and that means maybe plumbing and not necessarily a broken tank. Does it leak if you keep the valve open and run water?
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It doesn't seem to leak until it's pretty full, if that answers your question 5picker.

So leaving the valve open and running water should be fine. I can't check that now, though, since I don't have sewer hookups.
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Old 02-09-2017, 01:08 PM   #13
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Had a similar looking leak on my new-to-me Sunseeker. Turned out the overflow from the fresh water tank drained just above the grey tank. My fresh water tank was full because I was sanitizing it and I drove it around a little to slosh the chlorinated water around the tank. You might look for something similar before spending a lot of $$.
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Had a similar looking leak on my new-to-me Sunseeker. Turned out the overflow from the fresh water tank drained just above the grey tank. My fresh water tank was full because I was sanitizing it and I drove it around a little to slosh the chlorinated water around the tank. You might look for something similar before spending a lot of $$.

Thanks for the tip. This was definitely gray water as I could see the detergent from the washer/dryer.
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