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Old 03-29-2015, 07:00 PM   #1
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Vacuum breaker-check valve

Can the Vacuum breaker-check valve be py-passed and replaced by an external vacuum breaker-check valve so that it does not leak inside my 2007 Saferi 19' Bambi every time I use the "No-Fuss Flush".

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Old 03-29-2015, 07:07 PM   #2
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I assume you are talking about the blank tank flush. If so you either need to replace the valve or simply remove it. There are several posts about this issue on AF, and there are obviously pros/cons for each. If you want to replace it I believe there are higher quality brass valves available. I removed mine and replaced it with a PEX elbow.

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Old 03-29-2015, 08:34 PM   #3
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Well, there is a valid code reason that it is there. I cannot recommend simple removal. A new one is not that costly. Just remember to blow it out with air when you winterize and you won't have to replace it again.
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Old 03-29-2015, 09:02 PM   #4
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Unmm... I think the codes for anti syphon valves and check valves are a bit over the top, but frankly, if there is one place that I would INSIST on one would be a black tank flush devise...

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