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Old 06-29-2015, 07:38 PM   #1
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Sewer hose connection problem

I am having an issue with my two sewer hoses not clicking together. I can get them to attach but not click together so a leak develops when I open the tanks. This problem started when the temps hit the 90's. Any thoughts on how to solve this issue will be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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Most likely the temperature is allowing the plastic to become flexible not allowing a tight/good seal..... not to much one can do. Is it a good quality hose? if so , return it.

We use this onehttp://www.walmart.com/ip/Camco-Revolution-Swivel-RV-Sewer-Hose-Kit-20/23636862 from Walmart. It is a cheap hose system.
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I am having an issue with my two sewer hoses not clicking together. I can get them to attach but not click together so a leak develops when I open the tanks. This problem started when the temps hit the 90's. Any thoughts on how to solve this issue will be greatly appreciated. Thanks
I think I know, but I'm not sure exactly what you mean by "clicking together". Are you using a cheap slinky sewer hose, or a good quality semi-rigid with a four-prong bayonet connection, like Rhinoflex? There are some things you shouldn't cheap out on. We've used Rhinoflex hoses through periods of 105-110 degree summer heat with no leakage problems.
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You might try Camcorder Sewer Hose Wrenches. Don't know if this will work for you! I have arthritis in my hands which makes it difficult to fully 'click' in the fittings and to release them. These work great for me. Bought them on Amazon! Good luck!
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Old 07-02-2015, 08:04 AM   #5
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I think Lemo has the solution. We have a rhino flex and by clicking together I mean attaching two sections of hose together. I do have arthritis in my right hand so maybe I just don't have the strength. A wrench sounds like the answer!
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I would try replacing the sealing rings in both hoses!
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Maybe a little lube like Vaseline on the male end?
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Blueline RV Sanitation ? RV Sewer Hoses, RV Sewer Fittings, Supports and Hose Connections
I've been using these blue line hoses for 5 years without a single problem. I too have severe arthritis.
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I use WD40 and a strap wrench.

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You lost an "O" ring,, inside the female connector should be an O-ring.

Believe it or not selected Wal*marts will have a set for Camco couplers.. Should fit yours but might not. (Depending on the brand you have).

Not all stores seem to have 'em.> Camping world and RV stores should have 'em too. It is a black rubber thing.
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