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Old 08-27-2014, 10:24 AM   #1
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Black tank gauge

I have the x23b which I think has close to a 30 gallon black tank. After I dump the tank the gage reads empty. After a few uses not even an hour later it was reading 2/3 full. I dumped again and it did the same thing. Anyone else have this issue?
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Old 08-27-2014, 10:30 AM   #2
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You will find these "idiot light" indicators are just about worthless. Especially the black water tank. There are MANY, MANY threads on this very topic.
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Old 08-27-2014, 10:34 AM   #3
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I also have a X23b, and I've come to ignore the black tank light, because it always reads 2/3 full....
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Old 08-27-2014, 10:37 AM   #4
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You will find these "idiot light" indicators are just about worthless. Especially the black water tank. There are MANY, MANY threads on this very topic.
YEP, They work until the first tank full and then they "crap"out..
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Old 08-27-2014, 04:59 PM   #5
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Which begs the question; why do I keep pushing the button to see if the black tank light will read empty since I know it never will
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Old 08-27-2014, 05:12 PM   #6
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I take a few moments and rinse mine and it works great but it isn't needed. Not hard to tell when you have to dump it.
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Old 08-27-2014, 05:17 PM   #7
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4 people using the tank for 2.5 days usually only fills ours about 1/3 of the way.. If that much..
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Old 08-27-2014, 08:34 PM   #8
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Lucky "bums". I've only got 9 gallons in my Swift SLX Baja. Water use stricter than a French nun!
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Old 08-28-2014, 01:35 PM   #9
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Glad we aren't the only ones with this issue. Home after a week out in the TT and we're trying to 'soak' it into working. Filled the black tank with water to see if that will do anything. I did see a tank sprayer thingy for cleaning out the tanks at a Big R store in Washington. Does anyone have any experience with them?
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Old 08-28-2014, 01:41 PM   #10
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Black tanks always seem to show 2/3 full after use. It's when they show 3/3 that you have to get ready to DUMP.

The rotating sprayer definitely helps tho. It's also nice having the black tank flush now.
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