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Old 02-13-2011, 05:53 PM   #1
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Black Water Valve cable

Hi, we recently closed our black water valve to sanitize our tank. when we went to open the valve, the cable broke. Is there any way we can open the valve?

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Old 02-14-2011, 11:23 PM   #2
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The only way I know is to remove the under-side insulation, locate the valve and operate the valve with a plier or vicegrip. Once the tank is empty you can replace the cable and housing.

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Old 02-21-2011, 03:27 PM   #3
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as a newbie, can anyone suggest best way to transport black water. will be camping 2-3 day every other weekend. The coach will be parked for one year. Im at a lake where septic tanks are not allowed. I have to transport black water 2 miles.
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Old 02-21-2011, 08:23 PM   #4
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You can buy a holding tank that you can dump into and haul away fairly easily. You might want to invest in a Macerator with pump so you can pump up into it while it is in your truck bed, then just gravity drain to empty at the dump site. I think Camping World has the Macerator and holding tank that you can check out. This would be the easiest way, but I'm sure there might be cheaper ways others have come up with that work.

I like easy, reliable, and quick as there are enough honest headaches no matter what we do lol
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