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Old 04-23-2013, 05:56 PM   #1
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Access to Tanks sensors

I am fairly new to the forum and I posted this problem also at a different part of the forum. Thought I would do it here too, just in case I can get help, if that is OK.
As far as i can see there is no way I can get to the level indicator sensors on the Three tanks, Black, Grey, and Fresh. As with most of you I have to guess the levels for the tanks. Hoping to improve this but I have to get to the tanks to do so. Complete info on RV, is 2005 Jayco Greyhawk, model 30GS. The tanks are in the same basement compartment and behind the Utility Control Board. I would hate to try to remove that. Lots of pipe connections and electical, etc.
Hope some one can help but I really think Jayco goofed on making the things available.
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Old 04-23-2013, 06:18 PM   #2
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Often on your style MH the tanks are not in a heated compartment, and are exposed to the elements under the MH. By chance have you crawled under the MH and looked to see if you can get to them that way?

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Old 04-23-2013, 11:42 PM   #3
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Often on your style MH the tanks are not in a heated compartment, and are exposed to the elements under the MH. By chance have you crawled under the MH and looked to see if you can get to them that way?
Yep, sure did. Covered every inch under where the tanks should be, looking for panels, wiring, anything that would lead me to the sensors. but no luck.
Thanks for asking.
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Old 04-24-2013, 09:56 AM   #4
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To clean your sensors Black water tank put several bags of ice down the toilet and go for a drive (on a twisty road not the interstate) IN your gray tank add 1 cup of dishwasher detergent and one cup of Dawn... fill at least 3/4 full with HOT water and drive the RV... NO this will not harm the seals... but do drain it right away... test and repeat if necessary.
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Sounds like it might be time to call up Jayco with your vin number.
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:40 PM   #6
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The grey and black tank sensors rarely work. I just have a schedule to dump while using the trailer and stick to it. I am convinced the buttons on the panel are a cruel joke. Useing ice and the soap/hot water treatment will work until the sensors are once again covered with goo which could take several trips or just one.

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Sounds like it might be time to call up Jayco with your vin number.
I tried that. Talked three times with a "serviceman". All he did was convince me that he has never seen the under side of a Jayco Greyhawk. He said all you have to do is go under the coach and the sensors are in plain view and easily accessible. Yeah right, I wish. I know where they are. I just can't get to them.

On the trip back from the coast today I used the ice cubes trick and the dish detergent and the grey tank cleaned up pretty good. At least it reads empty. Not so with the other. Thanks for the suggestion
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I am. as I said before, new to the forum. This was first put on the "Jayco Problem and issues" section and was moved to here. I am wondering why? It is an issue that the sensors cannot be reached. There is nothing wrong with the wiring other than that. Oh well, so be it.. Just curious. Want to do things right..
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Chuck.... Wishing you luck on the sensors.

I bought the Horst Miracle Probes to replace the ones on my hybrid TT. But to get to those sensors, I have to crawl under the trailer to get to them. I'm a rather large guy and there isn't much room to maneuver and I have to lay flat on my back to get access to them.
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I bought the Horst Miracle Probes to replace the ones on my hybrid TT. But to get to those sensors, I have to crawl under the trailer to get to them. I'm a rather large guy and there isn't much room to maneuver and I have to lay flat on my back to get access to them.
This was when I first found out that the sensors were not available. I got a set of the Miracle Probes and then discovered I could not put them on. They did take them back and all I had to pay was the shipping.
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