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Old 02-15-2008, 05:30 AM   #1
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We just bought a new Excel and I am wondering how well the holding tank level indicators work? On other brands, many have upgraded to better gauges like the SeeLevel IIs. Also, how difficult is it to gain access to the exterior of the water tank and the holding tanks to apply external sensors should I decide to upgrade? Thank you in advance for any and all feedback.
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We just bought a new Excel and I am wondering how well the holding tank level indicators work? On other brands, many have upgraded to better gauges like the SeeLevel IIs. Also, how difficult is it to gain access to the exterior of the water tank and the holding tanks to apply external sensors should I decide to upgrade? Thank you in advance for any and all feedback.
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Old 02-15-2008, 05:57 AM   #3
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Chris,

I have found the sensors installed at PI to be very accurate and reliable. In fact, with over 2.5 years of full time use I have never experienced a single failure. I do use 2 cups of Calgon water softener in the black tank and a cup of liquid laundry detergent after every dump. (The GEO Method) If you do that, you will most likely never have an issue with the black tank or the sensor in it.
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Chris,

Our coach is 3 1/2 years old and the indicators work just fine. We also use water softner on occasion as Bob stated above. We sometimes use black water chemicals in our grey tank with clean water while we are moving and then dump when we arrive at our destination.

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We have a '04 classic bought new in '05. After the first trip out the black water would always read full even after dumping. The factory said it was a loose ground and the dealer tryed to repair it. Next trip out,the same thing and I did the ice bit, the extra soap bit and the cal-con bit and I still do these things. After checking the Good Sam site I finally had a See Level 2 system installed by Garnet Tech. of Granbury, Tx., sure does work so far. There is a panel on the belly of my trailer that gives you access to the tanks.
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Thank you for all of the replies. We will probably see how the stock sensors hold up. If there are issues, we will go the way of the See Level II gauges, as well. Cheers everyone!
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