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Old 08-27-2014, 10:03 AM   #1
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Question Hard to close Gray Water valve.

Has anyone figured a way to close the gray water valve easily? I'm amazed that Jayco didn't use a valve positioned like the black water valve which is easy to get to and easy to close.
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Old 08-27-2014, 11:31 AM   #2
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must be just your model....Mine is perfect
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Old 08-27-2014, 11:59 AM   #3
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You might want to explain more. My gray valve is the same as my black valve. Easy to open and close.

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Old 08-27-2014, 03:27 PM   #4
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I have the 2010 Jay Feather 17C. My black water valve is facing out and is easy to operate.
My gray water valve is way underneath the trailer somewhat behind the tire. It is very hard to reach and very very hard to push up to close it.
It makes dumping extremely hard.
I'm 66 and not as spry as I used to be.
I'll need to see a chiropractor each time I go out unless someone can tell me how to make opening and closing that valve easier.
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Has anyone figured a way to close the gray water valve easily? I'm amazed that Jayco didn't use a valve positioned like the black water valve which is easy to get to and easy to close.
Unit model # would help.
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Old 08-27-2014, 03:49 PM   #6
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Ugh, that sounds lousy. Sorry I can't help, mine is very easy just like the black tank. Is there some kind of extender?
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Old 08-28-2014, 08:58 AM   #7
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Same here. 17C, the grey water valve is ridiculous and I actually need to get on one knee at the dumping station in order to get under to open/close it.
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Anything is fixable I guess depending on how much it bothers you. You could always cut the pipes and get new valves and rebuild it to better suit you . It isn't a hard job and wouldn't cost too much.
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Thanks for the idea nbhybrid. I'll contact my dealer and see what it would cost. Camp-Zilla
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Old 08-28-2014, 10:59 AM   #10
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I wonder if something like this would work?

http://www.amazon.com/Valterra-T58-T...words=rv+valve

I don't know much about them, but couldn't you connect this to your sewer outlet, and then leave the original grey valve open all the time, just using this removable valve?
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