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Old 09-24-2015, 08:44 AM   #1
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bad level indication on my monitor

hi

I have a little problem with my tt 2013

when I make a dumping and check my level from my monitor allways the same black empty and gray 1/3 zone


I try to flush a lot but dont work

any suggestion what I can do to fix this little problem

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Old 09-24-2015, 09:00 AM   #2
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From you description it sounds like after dumping the black tank registers empty and the gray shows 1/3 full? So the black tank is OK but the grey is not accurate?

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Old 09-24-2015, 09:26 AM   #3
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No personal experience with this product but reviews are good. Maker claims use fixes faulty monitor readings.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...f_rd_i=desktop
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Welcome to the club of owners with level guages that don't work. There are a lot of us here.
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Old 09-24-2015, 10:20 AM   #5
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Try adding the above to your tank to really flush it out or some dish/laundry soap. Fill the tank partially and then drive around to allow the water to slosh around the tank then dump.

If that doesn't work you may want to try to recalibrate your grey water tank since you have indicated you have flushed it and it is indeed empty.

I purchase this water meter to help me determine how much water I'm putting into the tanks for calibration
http://www.amazon.com/P3-P0550-Water...60_SR160%2C160_
You may want to try to recalibrate your grey water tank.

This is my procedure for calibrating one tank since I can't seem to understand the Micropulse instructions for recalibrating one tank.

1. Verify your tank is indeed empty.
2. Verify your batteries are fully charged. Take the trailer off shore power. My monitor panel doesn't seem to want to calibrate if on shore power and the voltage is 13+ volts.
3. In the water pump area you should find the telephone wires that connect to the tanks. In my 25fb there is a black wire for the black tank, gray for the gray tank and white for the fresh water tank. Each wire is connected to the sensor wire with a telephone line coupler. Unplug the white and black wires. This will isolate those tanks during the Micropulse calibration sequence.
4. Using the Micropulse instructions put the monitor panel into calibration mode and press the Status button until Ready for Empty light is lit.
5. Run your water hose to your kitchen sink and connect the water meter and run 5 gallons of water down the sink. The tank should have enough water to cover the sensor. I usually wait 10 minutes before going to the next step.
6. Press Status button to move to Ready for Full
7. Run the water hose and put in an additional 30 gallons. Your gray tank should be 37 gallons capacity so you should be able to hold 35 gallons. Wait 10 minutes
8. Press the Status button again and finish the calibration. Turn off the monitor panel and then turn it on. It should read full. Turn off the panel
9. Dump the gray water. Turn on the panel and hopefully it will read empty. If you want to test everything then put about 15 gallons and see if the panel reads 1/2 full
10. Don't forget to reconnect your other holding tank sensors after you finish.

Good luck

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I have been experimenting with the "geo" method this summer. One cup each of bleach, liquid dish soap and one cap full of Liquid Calcon added to tanks followed by a couple of gallons of water. No help with the gauge misreading but is doing a good cleaning job and zero nasty smells.
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I have been experimenting with the "geo" method this summer. One cup each of bleach, liquid dish soap and one cap full of Liquid Calcon added to tanks followed by a couple of gallons of water. No help with the gauge misreading but is doing a good cleaning job and zero nasty smells.

What made you decide to add liquid dish soap to the mix?
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Old 09-26-2015, 07:22 AM   #8
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hi and thank you so much for all your ideal

yes Kelvin this is my problem....

I read yesterday and a friend told me exactly what I read

My battry from my TT go under 13 volt and the system was cut so no power

when I restart the system with water on the system take it for zero level

so thank you Kelvin this what I need to do and the dealer told me the same

I love this forum always go think and faster ....
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thank you Kelvin I just got the dealer and they told me the same think
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What made you decide to add liquid dish soap to the mix?

Glad you asked, I misspoke. I have need using Tide liquid detergent.
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What made you decide to add liquid dish soap to the mix?
Calgon is slippery and help keep solids from adhering to the tank surfaces.

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Was confused by the mention of dish soap vs detergent. I've been trying the laundry detergent and Calgon as well, with the addition of bleach periodically. Been using this combination since this summer, and so far it's worked pretty well.
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I think plain old liquid dish soap would work just as well in a pinch. The clothing soap seems to have more fragrance.
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the best for me with no smell is BORAX

cheap and really work

clean and no smell

perfect for the tt
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