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Old 01-03-2016, 11:13 AM   #1
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Tub filled with gray water

Happy New Year. Help. Overnight I found my tub filled, and the gray tank full. We did have a slow steady rain overnight (but no more than 1/2") No issues with the black tank or the kitchen sink gray tank. I've had the Jayco 26RKS for two years, been though lots of rain storms, and never had this problem. Thoughts?

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Old 01-03-2016, 11:28 AM   #2
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It sounds to me you are saying that your gray tank filled unexpectedly. Was it empty the night before? Can you drain it now and monitor it closely?

So far, something like a dripping faucet seems like a more likely cause than anything related to rain.

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Old 01-03-2016, 11:34 AM   #3
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This is not rain but rather,
you've over-filled your gray tank and it backed up into the tub.
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Old 01-03-2016, 12:23 PM   #4
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Did you leave a faucet on...even a little bit? Most vent caps have covers so it's probably not from the rain.

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Old 01-03-2016, 12:46 PM   #5
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What you describe sounds like the grey tank overflowing due to being full. That's the only place it can go.
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Old 01-03-2016, 12:54 PM   #6
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Too much water too little tank or you know it's time to dump
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Old 01-03-2016, 03:25 PM   #7
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Thanks for the responses. Yes, there was a sight faucet leak, but I didn't think it would fill it up so fast. I've emptied the tank, shut the faucet off good, so I'll wait ad see. Hope this is it, as this is an easy fix.
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Old 01-03-2016, 07:32 PM   #8
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One gallon = 15,140 drips
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Old 01-03-2016, 07:57 PM   #9
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One gallon = 15,140 drips
I sure hope you didn't sit there and count each one of those!
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Old 01-04-2016, 08:27 AM   #10
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We don't use the shower much and use the space for a storage cabinet w/ drawers. To prevent problems from an overfilled gray tank, I made a riser with a couple 2x4's to keep stuff up off the shower floor. If water backs up, we catch it and drain the tank before any damage is done to the stuff stored. Easy to remove everything if we need to use the shower.

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