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Old 11-24-2020, 12:45 PM   #1
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Black and Grey water tank pull handles

I have a 2009 Greyhawk 31GS that has the dump valves in a very difficult location to pull the handles. They are both under the coach about 12 to 18inches to reach them. Its a on the hands and knees job to pull the handles. I have always tolerated getting the job done, however with the need to have two new knees installed I am looking for a remedy to make this an easier job.

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Are your pulls on a solid rod? Or do you have a cable?

If you have a solid rod, and it pulls out in a good direction. you can replace the rod with a longer rod. You will need to add a support, but that is easy.

Couple options;

https://www.amazon.com/Valterra-TX8H...76718586&psc=1

https://www.amazon.com/Camco-39509-S.../dp/B07GZ2KN9N
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They are both rods, but they pull straight to the rear, which complicates the pull even more.
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They are both rods, but they pull straight to the rear, which complicates the pull even more.

You could look into electric operated valves. I had them on my last motor home and they worked great.
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Have you thought about turning the valves around facing outward
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I took an old awning pull rod and added the outer "fingers". I just slip it over the t-handle and can pull it open AND push it closed. I've got 3 dump valve handles under my trailer which I can get to without it, as long as the slides are closed. It comes in handy when at a full hook up site and need to dump tanks. Sorry the first pic is sideways, but you'll get the idea.
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Have you thought about turning the valves around facing outward
x2 It would help to see how the drain lines are located, but the valves and the drain can be reconfigured to make life a lot easier.

https://www.etrailer.com/RV-Sewer/Va...RoCwYEQAvD_BwE
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