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Old-Biscuit

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Posted: 04/10/20 09:59am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

wa8yxm wrote:

VinnyP wrote:

Need a little clarification. The ball valve in my Dometic 310 toilet has somehow developed a crack and no longer holds water. I called Dometic and was told the ball cannot be replaced, and that the whole toilet must be replaced. I am having trouble believing that. Can anyone shed a little light here?
Thanks


The ball can not be replaced... Since when.

The link below is NOT a recommendation. just the part number
You can likely find it for less.. I googled Dometic ball valve
I HAVE INSTALLED ONE OF THESE so I know they exist.

The part you need at boat and RV accessories

ALso are you sure it is cracked? THe seal often needs cleaning on these turkeys.


Way off base and posting incorrect information.
Ball valve kits are availble for SOME dometic toilets.

OP has a 310 model.....your LINK is for a ball valve kit BUT not for OPs model
The 300/310/320 models do not have replacement ball valves/kits
Bowl/base are factory sealed (Glued together) and no access to ball vlave assembly----even if one was to separate the bowl/base there is no part number for the ball valve assembly

One needs to pay attention to MODEL numbers before ordering just any Dometic Toilet Part.

Dometic 300 Series Parts....no ball valve


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This search on Amazon shows a lot of parts for the 310 including the ball/gate flush valve: https://www.amazon.com/dometic-310-toilet-parts/s?k=dometic+310+toilet+parts

Here's a link to the 310/320 PDF manual: https://olivertraveltrailers.com/wp-cont........ls/Toilets/Dometic_310_series_manual.pdf

I see several YouTube videos for 310: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_q........metic+310+toilet+flush+ball+replacement+

Exactly what part is not replaceable?

https://www.amazon.com/Dometic-385318162-Ball-Shaft-Cartridge/dp/B003WOIT04/
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Too funny!!! I just went thru this. My ball cracked after 5 years full time use.

Two weeks and repair is holding strong. Remove seal, good time to thoroughly clean and apply a layer of Vaseline to bottom side. Clean ball with any cleaner, get surface clean and DRY. One light coat at a time allowing to dry for a couple minutes, Repeat 10 times. My path was about 1/2" wide to create a bandaid effect. Wait a couple hours and replace the seal by simply pushing it into place with the ball closed. Best if water os OFF during this whole repair.

This is more of a Commercial grade SuperGlue, it is GREAT for many things just keep off your fingers!!! Personally would NOT use the homeowner stuff! I have had this for a few years, I keep it in the frig.

Besides this issue this is hands down the BEST RV toilet i have ever owned.

Get er dun!

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wa8yxm wrote:

VinnyP wrote:

Need a little clarification. The ball valve in my Dometic 310 toilet has somehow developed a crack and no longer holds water. I called Dometic and was told the ball cannot be replaced, and that the whole toilet must be replaced. I am having trouble believing that. Can anyone shed a little light here?
Thanks


The ball can not be replaced... Since when.

The link below is NOT a recommendation. just the part number
You can likely find it for less.. I googled Dometic ball valve
I HAVE INSTALLED ONE OF THESE so I know they exist.

The part you need at boat and RV accessories

ALso are you sure it is cracked? THe seal often needs cleaning on these turkeys.


Sorry that will NOT work on the 310!

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Thanks everyone for all the input. I’ll make a decision on how to do this soon


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DFord wrote:

This search on Amazon shows a lot of parts for the 310 including the ball/gate flush valve: https://www.amazon.com/dometic-310-toilet-parts/s?k=dometic+310+toilet+parts

Here's a link to the 310/320 PDF manual: https://olivertraveltrailers.com/wp-cont........ls/Toilets/Dometic_310_series_manual.pdf

I see several YouTube videos for 310: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_q........metic+310+toilet+flush+ball+replacement+

Exactly what part is not replaceable?

https://www.amazon.com/Dometic-385318162-Ball-Shaft-Cartridge/dp/B003WOIT04/
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The Amazon Parts show a ball valve kit.....BUT it is NOT for the 300 Series (300/310/320) Bowl/Base are GLUED together. Can NOT be separated so access to ball valve does NOT exist PERIOD
Other parts show (water valves, bowl seals etc are for the 300 Series
The ball valve assembly shown is for numerous OTHER models but not 310


The Owners Manual LINK even shows that there is NO part designation for the ball valve cause you can NOT replace it

YouTubes........none show replacement of a 310 ball valve. They show bowl seal replacement, water vlave replacement etc NOT Ball valve


The dang ball valve is NOT replaceable.... can not order one cause Dometic does NOT have a replacement part number for one.

It is not that difficult to comprehend......or is it???


Dometic Sealand 385318162 Toilet Flush Ball Shaft Cartridge Kit

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1006 1008 1047 1048 1049 1088 1106 1606
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VinnyP wrote:

Thanks everyone for all the input. I’ll make a decision on how to do this soon


When you do what I suggested please come back and let us know how well it worked. [emoticon]

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Well I admit I had a 311 (The pedal is on the other side).

But if you folks say they changed it in the last 15 years I'll believe you.

I also switched toilets.


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This thread goes to show, THE INTERNET IS NEVER WRONG[emoticon] Doug

I DON'T NEED NO STINKING CORRECT MODEL NUMBER, RV PARTS ARE ALL THE SAME[emoticon]

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Posted: 04/10/20 07:02pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

The 310 ball cracking goes back more than 5 years, I learned this the hard way long ago with a crack just like the original photo. Toilet is just throw away junk.





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