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Old 09-07-2010, 08:15 AM   #11
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Re: Stuck grey tank sensor

Hi: All...I just used the garden hose pistol and shot water up the drain pipe to the grey tank. Put a pail under the pipe as when you stop shootin' the water/sludge starts runin'. Sometimes it smells worse than the black tank sediment. We put some Cal./Deterg. in each time we drain!!!
I now have a wand but it's still in the wrapper. No sense in doin' before it's time. Alf
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Old 09-12-2010, 01:08 PM   #12
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Re: Stuck grey tank sensor

Hi: All...I finally got around to using the RV spray/flush "WAND". Fits on the hose with an on/off valve and fits right up the pipe through the gate valve and into the grey tank. I took out 8- 5gal. buckets of the most "Grey" water and then flushed several more out. Now the monitor reads "E". This job is not for the squeemish...I can tell you!!!
Because the tank drain is attached to the end of the tank...it is probably better to use a block to raise the other trailer side when dumping. Thanks Jim!!! Alf
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Old 10-05-2010, 05:15 PM   #13
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Re: Stuck grey tank sensor

I like the block Idea!
I'll have to give it a try next weekend.
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Old 10-06-2010, 03:10 AM   #14
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Re: Stuck grey tank sensor

The last site we were at was full services and boy did we clean everything out really well before we left.... Yukko to the color of the stuff from the grey tank...
T'was much easier than at home--had the hose closer and the wand and hopefully we got it all cleaned out..
All reading what they should......
I am pretty sure Doug had it jacked up a litttle to help drain it all...The hints and tips here are very helpful....
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Old 06-27-2015, 02:18 PM   #15
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I am so glad to have this forum. Our grey tank sensor has been reading 1/3 full no matter now much we tilted and raised the trailer while emptying. I had a tank wand purchased as part of the starter package. I put a 2 more holes so the water would go forward, stuck it up the grey tank drain and yippee the tank now reads EMPTY!
Thanks so much for your useful advice.

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