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Old 07-08-2006, 06:38 PM   #1
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Old 07-08-2006, 08:25 PM   #3
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If you are convinced your new camper's black tank isn't working as it should, I suggest you take advantage of the warranty that came with the unit and have the dealer fix the problem. If you do it you may void any warranty and responsibility the manufacturer has to make it right.

In my opinion, you are wasting your time and money doing it yourself. Yes, I understand the desire to "do it myself and do it right" concept. But, my suggestion stands.
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Old 07-09-2006, 08:13 AM   #4
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Since it is new, I'd dump the problem back on the dealer....I could not resist saying that..

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You didn't have any guests who are not used to RVing staying with you, did you?

I'm with these guys, in that if it is new and there is a problem, take it back to the dealer.

On the other hand, I'd hate to chew them out about how poorly the black tank drain is designed only to have them find baby wipes, feminine products, or something else that shouldn't be in there clogging up the pipes...
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Have you tried a backflush from the outside? You can get an elbow with a hose connector that ties to the normal dump hose to keep things under control. Are you letting the tank fill before dumping or parked with the valve open? I would hesitate to say it's a design flaw when there are thousands just like it working fine.

My vote would be to backflush to make sure nobody stuffes something down there that dosent belong, then take it for warranty if it's still not flowing.
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So, what did you decide?
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