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Old 02-15-2008, 07:44 PM   #1
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Our Jayco 325 5ver get more use as a spare bedroom as it sits in our side yard- this time the black tank will not drain. I'm affraid our guests put down some bad joo-joo but I am not sure- no confessions as yet.

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Old 02-15-2008, 07:44 PM   #2
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Our Jayco 325 5ver get more use as a spare bedroom as it sits in our side yard- this time the black tank will not drain. I'm affraid our guests put down some bad joo-joo but I am not sure- no confessions as yet.

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Old 02-17-2008, 10:34 AM   #3
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I'm thinking the clog is at the drain valve- Has anyone tried say a reverse flush with a garden hose at the sewer connection? What are risks for this possibly messy business?

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Old 02-17-2008, 10:43 AM   #4
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Take a hose into the rig and shove the end of it down into the toilet. With a lot of water pressure and jostling the hose around in the tank you might break loose the stoppage. Then, connect the sewer hose to a dump and pull the valve... you might get lucky. Otherwise, a reverse flush is a messy job.

Might want to use rubber gloves and toss the hose when done.
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I would try one of these, as it seems to be the least messy.

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Yup, the Hydroflush works good for these situations.
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Use both the Hydroflush and twist-on valve kit. Both are sold here. This way you can pressurize the blockage. BE ADVISED- this can cause a terrible mess if you aren't careful.
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Instead of the Hydroflush I would go with the Flush King (http://www.flushking.com/). The difference being that with the Hydroflush you are going to deal with fluid trapped between the valve and the Hydroflush also physics will dictate how much of the tank you can "back flush" (lesson learned the HARD way). With the Flush King (wish I had bought it first) you can back fill your black tank to your hearts desire.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by bjbkkb:
Instead of the Hydroflush I would go with the Flush King (http://www.flushking.com/). The difference being that with the Hydroflush you are going to deal with fluid trapped between the valve and the Hydroflush also physics will dictate how much of the tank you can "back flush" (lesson learned the HARD way). With the Flush King (wish I had bought it first) you can back fill your black tank to your hearts desire. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
Didn't open the link in my 1 post did you?
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Sorry Ray,IN. I stand corrected and I am smarter now. Hydroflush with twist-on is virtually the same. Teach me to try and answer a question before the 5th cup of joe
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This is the one that we use for clean out. You can close the handle valve and put the pressure back towards the tank only.

http://www.campingworld.com/browse/s...20522&src=SRQB

But you could have the dreaded pyramid, under the stool. If so it will have to be broken up.
If the hole goes straight down a snake will break it up. If not.
Some Calgon water softener, Dawn Ultra. And a lot of water in the tank. Then add a couple bags of ice, take it for a drive stopping and go, side to side driving, after letting it soak.
Good luck on this nasty job.
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I to have a hydo flushI use it every couple of weeks and it helpsto keep things cleared out real well
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