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Old 11-16-2014, 01:23 PM   #1
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Cleaning the holding tanks

Didn't want to hijack another discussion on holding tank probes so just a thought:

After dumping the tanks what about refilling them to 1/3 then adding some liquid Dawn. I would think the sloshing around would do a pretty good job of cleaning things up, probes and all, when travelling from site “A” to site "B".
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Old 11-16-2014, 02:22 PM   #2
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I've heard of this before, sure sounds like it's worth a shot, if you can remember to do it.
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Old 11-16-2014, 02:49 PM   #3
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I think this has been mentioned elsewhere - can put a bag of ice cubes into tank, which will slosh around and scrub the tank as you drive.
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The problem with the stock probes is that they have a tendency for things to stick to them no matter how clean the tank is, since they're just threaded bolts. As many have also done, I decided to send Reace some Horst probes instead. They stay clean because of their design.
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Old 11-17-2014, 07:13 AM   #6
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Never had any issues with the stock probes in any of my trailers over past 10 years. Your use may determine your issues. Thus it can vary.
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Old 11-17-2014, 09:11 PM   #7
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Dish soap is a good idea. I put in a powdered water softener like White King and a little laundry detergent as it doesn't makes as much bubbles as dish soap.
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