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Old 08-19-2015, 05:01 PM   #11
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Turn off city water or your water pump and then look down the toilet with a flashlight. Easy to see the level then. Very hard to see when water is flushing by.

We went for a season and a half with non functioning sensors. I finally cleaned them off with one of these.....


It worked well. I agree with the poster above though that the tank doesn't need to sparkle everytime. I will probably give it a good rinse once or twice a season and leave it at that. If my sensors aren't accurate it doesn't bother me.

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Old 08-19-2015, 05:29 PM   #12
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The sensors never work. TP hangs up on the and completes the circuit. We just look down the toilet to see how full it is. Before dumping I will fill the tank as full as possible with FW. So it flushes nicely.

After dumping add about 3-5 gallons of water back into the tank. Ideally with some liquid fabric softener and either toilet chemicals or Pinsol
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https://www.youtube.com/user/TheFitRV has some interesting videos on tank flushers. unless you have a straight pipe to your black tank the hydroflush type aren't that useful. He does the tests on a clear tank he sets up, was educational.
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Old 08-21-2015, 11:38 AM   #14
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My black tank sensor is the only one of the three that works and is accurate.
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Old 08-22-2015, 09:19 AM   #15
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Definitely glad I watched that video. I think I'd get the flush king just so I have the option of refilling from the dump by closing the valve.
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Old 08-22-2015, 10:24 AM   #16
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If you have no black tank flush, the 5 gallon bucket works well.
However, I wouldn't use poor water, just everyday water will work, but you do have to pour it down the toilet!
LOL -- thanks for the correction.
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