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Old 06-11-2011, 10:15 PM   #1
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'68 22' Safari Holding Tank help please

I seem to have what apears to be a leak comming from my grey water system. Being new to vintage AS systems I am puzzed by water that seems to be draining overtop of my holding tank when draining sinks. I am aware that my AS does not have a grey water tank, and that it's possible that the grey water is just draining directly out of the trailer, but I am baffled by the route it is taking. After running a sink the water begins to run out from the belly pan below the holding tank and I am findning wetness pooling above the tank on the right hand side where a grey water drain is attached to the holding tank...

I find it hard to believe that even if this drain pipe had a bad seal that it would cause this much of a problem so I am at your mercy mighty AS community!

Please help me, I'm wet tired and there's wolves after me

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Old 06-12-2011, 11:11 AM   #2
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Hi Roller, This is from a 67 but is very close to your 68.
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Old 06-12-2011, 03:07 PM   #3
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Your a champion- thanks mate!
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Old 06-12-2011, 06:22 PM   #4
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The Diagram realy helps (thanks Silver- your pic is also great)... but I still have issues here. Does anyone even have an idea of what could be going on? Theory... Shot in the dark?
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Old 06-12-2011, 07:32 PM   #5
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My 68 had a broken connection under the tub that let water fall onto the tank and out the belly. The tub is off the floor enough to let the pipe from the sink go under it and that's where it broke.
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Old 06-12-2011, 07:45 PM   #6
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My 68 30 footer had a leak where the kitchen sink drain met the vent - there is a y there and the PO had tried to fix it multiple times...water drained all sorts of weird places from it. Bad news is any of those joints could be cracked considering the material it is made out of and the stress of those years on the road (or with bad axles). And if I'm not mistaken, I also had one under the tub...
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