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Old 07-05-2015, 02:58 PM   #1
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Black tank issue

First weekend in our 371REBH. Only 1 issue so far.... Our black tank water is going straight out the sewer and is not being "held". Maybe the valve is stuck/broke? Very first time we opened outlet water gushed out before we even pulled valves. Grey and Galley seem to work. Our holding tank monitors have me confused also. They have never changed from bottom light. Kinda wonder if they are jacked up. The battery and fresh water indicators seem accurate. Anyone had similar issues??
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Old 07-05-2015, 02:59 PM   #2
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I guess that is two issues
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Old 07-05-2015, 03:18 PM   #3
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How long has this been an issue? You should start a flush and once established let it flush for an hour. My reach rod has a cotter pin in it to hold it on the valve stem. If your pin broke........... well I would start flushing first. then when its clear/clean let it drip dry and crawl under it to inspect. I made a small slit in the underbelly and replaced the cotter pin.
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Old 07-05-2015, 08:02 PM   #4
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You need to figure this out quick. If all the fluid is draining out the solids may get backed up and cause future problems. Cut open your Coroplast and see what's going on with the valve.
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Old 07-06-2015, 12:49 PM   #5
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My valve gate was broken in half had to replace the whole valve. I unbolted the underbelly an just wrestled the old out new in. Thank God I found it before the first use....
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