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Old 05-12-2019, 03:53 PM   #1
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What's wrong with photo?

This is how I was greeted to my 2017 FC 23FB when I did my first dump. (Been meaning to share this for a while). I was quite surprised this made it through Airstream quality control.Click image for larger version

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Old 05-12-2019, 03:59 PM   #2
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Hmmm.... guessing by the grey handle and thinner pipe, the left tank is grey/“wastewater” and the black handle with the fatter pipe is black or poop tank.

Gonna want a new set of labels.
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Old 05-12-2019, 04:09 PM   #3
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I'm thinking they flipped the handles.
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Old 05-12-2019, 05:24 PM   #4
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I'm thinking they flipped the handles.
They didn’t switch the handles, but the labels. I brought this to their attention in 2017 and they sent out new labels. How’s, you can easily remove the stickers and put them over the correct handle.
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Old 05-13-2019, 10:35 AM   #6
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This is how I was greeted to my 2017 FC 23FB when I did my first dump. (Been meaning to share this for a while). I was quite surprised this made it through Airstream quality control.Attachment 340546
A. Your AS was made on a Monday or Friday.
B. There is no quality control on those days or others matter of fact.
C. Tech response: "Just change the handles".


Note: Heat the labels with a hair dryer and they will come off and reapply them to their correct position.

AS will send you new ones NC.

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After the first dump this is not an issue. Mountain out of mole hill.
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Old 05-13-2019, 10:49 AM   #8
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I didn’t hear anyone making a mountain of of it - just pointing it out....it’s worth noting.

The mountain here is that entire section of plastic pipes would benefit from a shield of some sort. Someone posted recently the “box” they built for that purpose - looked very smart - something the factory should consider....

That’s probably not a mountain either now that I think about it
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Heh, the only ‘mountain’ that needs concern is the potential ‘brown mountain’ in the black tank right under the toilet...(ugh)
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Hmmm.... guessing by the grey handle and thinner pipe, the left tank is grey/“wastewater” and the black handle with the fatter pipe is black or poop tank.

Gonna want a new set of labels.
I concur.

How this got through quality control is beyond me. Someone needs to get written up.
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Old 05-13-2019, 11:42 AM   #11
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Really it should say gray water and black water. Black water is waste water and so is gray water. I suppose sewage would also mean black water.



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I had the exact same situation on my 2017 FC 25RB. Maybe the person at the factory who applies the stickers is color blind and can't tell the difference between "black" and "light black".

I contacted the factory and they eventually sent me replacement labels. I didn't bother removing the old labels; just applied the new ones over them.
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I’m new to the forum and Airstream owner but having worked in process and quality control for a worldwide corporation, I’m beginning to think Airsteam has some serious quality control issues.
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The only solution for this problem is the following:
1. Employee made to write “wastewater and sewage” 1,000 on the conference room whiteboard
2. A public flogging for one hour on the production floor
3. Job termination after they become conscious from flogging and made to walk the employee trail of shame to the parking lot, where they will find all four tires have been slashed on their car and sugar poured into the gas tank.
4. Full page picture of employee in local newspaper with a capital “L” in the middle of their forehead for “Loser”.
5. Ran out of town on the back of a donkey riding backwards while town’s people throw rotten vegetables at them telling the person never to return.

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