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Deano_1

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Posted: 06/28/21 12:20pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

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Another picture from the side.

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Posted: 06/28/21 01:24pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I would say if you fill that tank as you are sitting and no water comes out, it is not the tank.
After you determine that, turn the pump on but don't run any water. If it still doesn't leak, you do not have a leak on the supply side.
Once that is determined. Run water in one location at a time i.e. kitchen sink, and then see if you are getting anything out of the vent. Then bathroom sink and followed by the shower. That will tell you if you have any leaks on the drain side.
If none of those, I would say it is probably just water that gets in there when driving in rain or you might even have a roof leak somewhere.


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Is it just me or does the second picture show that the coroplast is sagging pretty bad, maybe full of water?

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I wonder if they have run the vent line down there or if there is no vent line, just a nipple sticking out of the tank and what ever sloshes over drains there.

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fisherman wrote:

Is it just me or does the second picture show that the coroplast is sagging pretty bad, maybe full of water?


That was my thought. Mine looked like that from a roof leak, although this sounds like a plumbing issue.


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I removed the vent and I can now tell that that is only a vent to relive any overflow.
I got ahold of the tech at a local dealer. He said to try to remove some or part of the support brackets along the side of the tank. (See previous side view photo that shows drain vent). Once those brackets have been moved , peel back some of the protective skin and see if the fill hose or something elsemight have come loose. I have notice the last few times out, even though the tank was filled up, the “gauge” inside only reads 2/3 full. I did travel with a full tank and maybe with the heat (it was over 90) and the water sloshing around.

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Discovered a small crack in the tank. Anyone ever repair something like this with Flextape?

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Posted: 06/30/21 05:44am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

look up plastic welding

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So far so good using JB Weld Water.

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