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Old 09-22-2020, 02:47 PM   #41
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No ... we are experienced, knowledgeable RVers ... we do not leave our black tanks open even though we are "seasonals" ...
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No ... we are experienced, knowledgeable RVers ... we do not leave our black tanks open even though we are "seasonals" ...
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Well, let us know when you get it figured out. So far, a lot of things just don't add up, so this doesn't seem like your ordinary clog.....
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Why not try a wet dry vac.
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I had a similar problem. There was a clog at the bottom on the toilet side. I bought a section of pex tubing and used it to clear the issue out. That in turn created another problem. Whatever was causing the blockage broke free as a whole piece and blocked the black tank drain. I had to have a sewer truck come out and he suctioned it right out. I think our problem came because we used different tp than normal for a while due to the covid hoarding. Cost me about $70 to have it cleaned out.
So if hers was clogged and you used the snake the clog may have moved to the black drain like it did in mine?
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I had a similar problem. There was a clog at the bottom on the toilet side. I bought a section of pex tubing and used it to clear the issue out. That in turn created another problem. Whatever was causing the blockage broke free as a whole piece and blocked the black tank drain. I had to have a sewer truck come out and he suctioned it right out. I think our problem came because we used different tp than normal for a while due to the covid hoarding. Cost me about $70 to have it cleaned out.
So if hers was clogged and you used the snake the clog may have moved to the black drain like it did in mine?
Cheaper to use a wet dry vac
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Cheaper to use a wet dry vac
My black tank drain has a weird elbow in it and I couldn't get a vac house in there. On the toilet side the pex was maybe $6.
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My black tank drain has a weird elbow in it and I couldn't get a vac house in there. On the toilet side the pex was maybe $6.
Why cant you take a flexbile garden hose and make a adapter to downsize the hose and use it that way.Thats how I clean my hot water take ast the end of the season
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Old 09-22-2020, 10:06 PM   #49
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Seems that if there was a vent pipe issue opening the drain valve should allow venting.
Me too.
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Old 09-22-2020, 10:24 PM   #50
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Well, let us know when you get it figured out. So far, a lot of things just don't add up, so this doesn't seem like your ordinary clog.....
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Thank you ... will do ... even had park owner check it out and he is stumped...
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We had friends that something like this happened but in their front bathroom, the drain pipe for the toilet was to long and reached the bottom of the tank and eventually clogged from poo and paper then would not allow anything to pass, just something else to consider. Good luck
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Old 09-24-2020, 06:33 PM   #52
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Maybe the pull that opens the gate broke and the gate isnít opening.
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This is definitely an unusual problem. I'm very curious about the cause.
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Had this exact same problem with a Rockwood 5th wheel. All was fine until water would not drain from toilet. Actually used a broom stick down the toilet and it hit something very solid, like maybe an elbow. After few solid hits with the stick it cleared. Still don't know what caused it but everything worked fine after that.
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Old 09-24-2020, 07:37 PM   #56
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Had this exact same problem with a Rockwood 5th wheel. All was fine until water would not drain from toilet. Actually used a broom stick down the toilet and it hit something very solid, like maybe an elbow. After few solid hits with the stick it cleared. Still don't know what caused it but everything worked fine after that.
Thank you ... will let my friend know
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Old 09-24-2020, 08:49 PM   #57
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If you have a clog you canít clear buy a sewer King it goes on the end of a water hose. You put it down the toilet turn on water. It will seal itself and blow out any clog without coming back up toilet. Had to do mine several times before taking it in and finding out my sewer line into black tank was to long. They cut it off havenít had any problems since..
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Snake indicates nothing blocked, yet water is suspended in the toilet when valve is opened. If air is below that toilet valve and the valve is opened , nothing short of a lapse in gravity will keep what is in the toilet suspended like Magic, does not matter if the vent is blocked it’s going down maybe not as fast as you like but it’s going down. What is in the toilet will go down as the trapped air bubbles up. This smells.... sorry for the pun
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When we first purchased our RV we had a similar issue, the treaded poop pyramid.
We kept pouring near boiling hot water down into the toilet until it broke it up. We now fill the black tank with a decent amount of water before we start using it.

If the valve is open, and nothing comes out, yet the water in the bowl doesn't drain, there must be a blockage in the toilet or drain pipe from the toilet.
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