Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-21-2016, 01:14 PM   #1
1 Rivet Member
 
1971 31' Sovereign
palm bch. gardens , Florida
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 6
Leaking Black Water Gate Valve

My black water gate value is leaking inside of the black plastic tank cover under the camper. There is a hole in the middle of the bottom of the tank that liquid is dripping out of. Luckily I was told that it is the not the holding tank itself leaking but the gate valve. I had it replaced 3 months ago and the technician had an incredible hard time lowering and replacing the cover to change the valve. I am not sure why it is leaking again because it is impossible to see inside. I have thought of cutting a section of the plastic cover out around the gate value for easier access. This is a 2005 25ft safari. Any suggestions?
__________________

__________________
Peggy Raffer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2016, 03:02 PM   #2
Rivet Master
 
Al and Missy's Avatar

 
2002 30' Classic S/O
Melbourne Beach , Florida
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 2,317
Cutting a section of the plastic pan for access is a common approach for some repairs. You just have to be careful not to nick the tank or pipes in the process. My 2002 25 had that done to it, and a piece of aluminum screwed in over the hole as a cover.

Al
__________________

"You cannot reason someone out of a position they have not been reasoned into"

Al, K5TAN and Missy, N4RGO
2002 Classic 30 Slideout
S/OS #004
2013 Dodge 2500 Laramie 4x4 Megacab Cummins
2001 Safari 25 RB Twin (Gone, but not forgotten)
WBCCI 1322, TAC FL-39, AIR 82265

Al and Missy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Slide Gate Valve sizes for gray vs. black richw46 Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 6 06-12-2016 10:28 AM
'61 Ambassador black tank gate valve leaking Studioman Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 3 09-28-2014 09:05 PM
Black tank gate valve doesn't close all the way motozen Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 14 09-08-2014 02:38 AM
New Waste Gate Valve for Black Tank? TylerFyre Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 5 06-10-2008 02:18 PM
Today gate valve, later check valve. GlenCoombe Classic Motorhomes 1 09-20-2005 12:02 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:38 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.