Tank odor outside/roof vent?
We are FT'ers, staying for the unknown future just north of Phoenix. With a 2000 Monaco LaPalma. We notice a tank/sewer smell when we are outside, sitting in the awning area (passenger side of course). Of course it's getting a little warmer here so that makes it a little stronger.
I use the GEO method, works great, no odor inside the toilet or coach or outside by the tanks, except minimal during dumping. In fact it smells better on the tank side than on the other side. I dump every 4-5 days usually, because we are FT and are here most of the time. I leave the gray open until day before dump, then close so I can do first rinse with that, then do the fresh water flush - every time same routine.
I'm thinking it's a roof vent issue. When we first got the MH last July we had an indoor odor while moving. We had a new roof vent installed - recommended here, can't remember name or style. Except it was NOT a solar one, but the kind that works when you are moving. That worked great, no more problems while on the road. Now I'm wondering if a solar vent would be better while we aren't moving.
I've browsed the forums here but haven't found quite the same problem. What experiences and brand recommendations do you folks have? Or - am I way off in my thinking? I've read about batteries causing a sulfur smell, but I keep the water level checked and although the smell does seem to be coming from that area - vaguely - I believe that's also near the vents? Thanks in advance -
2000 Monaco LaPalma
our house stays the same only the yard changes