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Old 05-18-2013, 06:11 PM   #1
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Clogged Septic

Got a Fleetwood Unlimited 1989....with a clogged septic....won't drain at all...need help on what to do........the poor baby.....thanks.

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Old 05-18-2013, 06:19 PM   #2
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Unclog it?
There's different methods. Pump it, chemicals.
How did it plug? Did the valve get left open all the time letting solids build up?

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Old 05-18-2013, 06:49 PM   #3
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Good old sewer snake to unclog. Fill the tank 1/2 full of water, add dishwaster detergent, and a bag of ice. Drive it a couple hundred miles and dump.
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Old 05-19-2013, 07:47 AM   #4
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Try a flush attachment on the sewer drain. It's a short, clear connector that goes between the dump connection and the sewer hose, and it includes a garden hose connector with a spray valve directed into the tank. Open the black valve and turn on the back flush valve. Turn the flush spray on and off repeatedly to break up the clog. You'll see in the clear section when it breaks loose; keep flushing until it runs clear.
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Old 05-19-2013, 07:53 AM   #5
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It is a holding tank. Not septic. There is a large difference.
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Old 05-19-2013, 05:21 PM   #6
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Thanks for the holding tank correction.....you're so right. I'm all cleaned out and good to go....again!
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Old 05-19-2013, 05:23 PM   #7
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Thank you guys for your fast responses......all good....clear sailing now.

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