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Old 06-25-2015, 06:38 PM   #1
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Red face Black Tank Release - Hard to Reach!

Newbie Jayco X17A owners here. It's my job to empty the black tank at the dump station. I have no problem with the process, EXCEPT for the fact that I can't easily reach the lever to open the tank unless I am sitting on the ground. This isn't always practical! Anyone else have this issue? Is there anything like a grabber to help? I've searched several sites but haven't found anything useful. Thanks in advance for any insight and tips.


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Old 06-26-2015, 04:24 AM   #2
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It's always getting on my hands and knees for my to "pull". Never put much though into a way to extend the lever.

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Old 06-26-2015, 04:36 AM   #3
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I posted something similar to this about a week ago. My grey tank flush is under the slide out, so in order to drain the tank, I have to crawl underneath each time; a big pain in the rear. I received some good comments back. Try searching the Valterra website for extension handles and other gadgets that may be useful.

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