RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > Monaco Owner's Forum
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 11-22-2014, 05:57 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
mccrob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 510
Angry Replacing a Thetford toilet

Went to order some parts for my Thetford Aria electric toilet. Got talked into buying a Dometic Revolution 320 cheaper than parts for the Aria. the slots in the floor flange don't line up for the new toilet. Was told old flange should just screw off, mine doesn't seem to turn. What are the chances Monaco glued the flange to the pipe in the black water tank. Anyone ever made this swap or will I have to back up and overhaul the old electric one. Its in a 2002 Diplomat.
__________________

__________________
Bob & Elaine McClelland and the spoiled pup Izzie
2008 Monaco Diplomat
Desert Hills & Parker Az
mccrob is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 11-23-2014, 05:33 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 197
Bob, I have a 2001 Diplomat PBD & it has this Aria toilet. I looked into doing the replacement and my toilet flange is not threaded it is glued to the black pipe. As I recall mine is a straight drop into the black tank. I don't recall anything that appeared to be threaded construction. Mine is a 40' and the plastic cover that has the propane electric switch can be removed & you can see how mine is assembled. I bought the new electric mechanism for my toilet & it has worked well since then. Good luck, George 2001 Diplomat PBD
__________________

__________________
George, 2001 40' Diplomat PBD
86 Cavalcade is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-23-2014, 08:01 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 157
Hello - I have a 2002 Windsor and the flange is glued to the down pipe (ABS). In addition, I found that the flange was set too high and I had to make a spacer to set the toilet to the right height.

Also, my Aria does not attach to the flange (other than the gasket). The toilet is held down with lag screws 'outside' the flange.

Alan
str8six is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2014, 11:11 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
mdc99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Florida
Posts: 286
Yes on mine they were glued together also. As George said once you access the area behind the LP gas switch it becomes a fairly simple job. In my case apparently they messed up on cutting the hole and made it to big. They had a spacer ring that I couldn't reuse but I found a item at Lowes that was made for that purpose.
__________________
"weekend tailgater" 2003 Fleetwood Revolution 40C, 2Vino Scooters hitch rack or H-D FLSTC & XL1200 So. Ga. Cargo Enclsd Trailer-Prodigy wireless brake controller
mdc99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2014, 08:23 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
jacwjames's Avatar
 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Jun 2014
Posts: 6,584
I rebuilt my Aria toilet, not a big deal but expensive however the new control board seems to be better. When I took my toilet out and then put it back it I found that the water supply was difficult to reconnect due to the confined space, it kept leaking, tried several times and finally went to Lowes and got a short flexible wire braided supply line that is sold in the plumbing section. I put a loop in it to provide flexibility and it was easier to hook up and didn't/hasn't leaked in 2 years.

Good luck.
__________________
Jim J
2002 Monaco Windsor 38 PKD
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee w/5.7 Hemi
jacwjames is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2014, 12:51 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
Alan Wilson's Avatar
 
Holiday Rambler Owners Club
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Iowa
Posts: 730
Quote:
Originally Posted by mccrob View Post
Went to order some parts for my Thetford Aria electric toilet. Got talked into buying a Dometic Revolution 320 cheaper than parts for the Aria. the slots in the floor flange don't line up for the new toilet. Was told old flange should just screw off, mine doesn't seem to turn. What are the chances Monaco glued the flange to the pipe in the black water tank. Anyone ever made this swap or will I have to back up and overhaul the old electric one. Its in a 2002 Diplomat.

I had ours replaced and you have it all correct. The flange is too tall for the new stool. I found there is a platform spacer that is made just for that purpose but it is not a cheap fix. Something like $70. I still had to get some plastic shims as my floor was not smooth enough the stool wouldn't rock. I love the fact my valve does not stay open on occasion now and the new doesn't wake up the neighbors when I use it like the electric one did. Sounded like a Gleaner combine!


Alan Wilson

2001 HR Scepter 38 PBD
__________________

__________________
Counting down the days until our next great adventure!
Alan Wilson is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
ford



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Replacing toilet with Ceramic Pricejh RV Systems & Appliances 2 10-03-2014 12:50 AM
Tour Thetford Aqua Magic toilet problem Tpflyer Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 2 07-23-2014 05:53 PM
My Thetford Tecma silence plus Toilet drains tomd85208 Monaco Owner's Forum 2 07-12-2014 07:57 PM
Thetford toilet foot pedal broke moldmkr iRV2.com General Discussion 4 04-04-2014 10:31 AM
Thetford Toilet dpf1962 RV Systems & Appliances 6 02-12-2014 08:36 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:50 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
×