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Old 05-17-2014, 12:08 PM   #1
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How to clean black tank sensors?

We are having a problem with the black tank sensors showing full.
I assume that the problem is TP and solids. I was able to clean them when I installed the new toilet, but they are 'malfunctioning' again.
I have read mixed reviews about the ice cube method.
I have read the stuff about Rid-X.

I see Camping World has an angled probe for pressure washing. Does anyone have experience with this system?
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Old 05-17-2014, 01:11 PM   #2
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We are having a problem with the black tank sensors showing full.
I assume that the problem is TP and solids. I was able to clean them when I installed the new toilet, but they are 'malfunctioning' again.
I have read mixed reviews about the ice cube method.
I have read the stuff about Rid-X.

I see Camping World has an angled probe for pressure washing. Does anyone have experience with this system?
Another way is to fill the tank about 3/4 full.

Add some liquid soap and clorox.

Take the trailer for a 10 to 15 mile ride.

When you get back, dump and rinse.

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If I noticed our sensor not working the last thing I would do before departing on the next camping trip was dump 2 or 3 gallons of ice in the black tank (it would already have a few gallons of water). The ice sloshing around seemed to do a good job of cleaning the micro pulse system on our previous 23fb.
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I have a 2006 25' Classic with the MicroPulse System. Ice wouldn't clean my sensors. The open portion of the sensor that screws into the tank is about the size of dime. I just replaced mine. Try the soap and clorox a few times.
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How do you get at the sensors? I have a 34' Classic? 2007.
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