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Old 09-08-2013, 06:44 AM   #1
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sensors in grey water tank

There has to be a way to clean the sensors in the grey water tank. Am thinking about adding a quickie flush to the tank. Any one done this and is it difficult on a 2010 Excel 35 TKE Ltd.???

Or is there another trick to clean the sensor?? Like add something down the drain????
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There has to be a way to clean the sensors in the grey water tank. Am thinking about adding a quickie flush to the tank. Any one done this and is it difficult on a 2010 Excel 35 TKE Ltd.???

Or is there another trick to clean the sensor?? Like add something down the drain????
I have done this for the black tank. Try pouring a cup of liquid dishwasher soap and about 5 gal water before heading out, especially if you know you have a place to dump when you get there. It will slosh around while you drive. I also add about 10 lb of ice to my black tank but I don't know how you could get it into the gray tank easily.
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I have used the automatic dishwasher liquid and add water to both grey and black tank as stated above its been the best at cleaning them both.
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When we are getting ready to go from one place to another, I typically drain black and grey tanks, add a little water and dish washer soap, laundry detergent, Dawn, Lysol, or whatever is handy and let the slosh clean the sensors. 95% of the time, sensors work great when we arrive at the new spot. After we park again, they will get dirty and quit working again - sometimes in a short time, sometimes longer. We have learned enough through the years that we do not need sensors to tell us when tanks are full. Cleaning them and seeing how long before they get dirty again is kind of a game we play (easily entertained).
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Or is there another trick to clean the sensor?? Like add something down the drain????


Everyone tells of tricks to try and get the probes to work - I've tried quite a few of them with little on-going success. I finally realized if you want them to work you need to get sensors that work and stop with all the rituals. I replaced my probes with Horst probes and for the first time I have on-going accurate readings. It's great to see the empty light every time I empty the tanks. IMHO

http://www.horstmiracleprobes.com/
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I added a flush that I got from Camping world to my grey tank and it seems to work well. I have tried all the other things others have talked about and the flush gives the most consistent results. I did modify the flush to eliminate the spinning part because it did not have enough flow.
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