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Old 01-30-2010, 10:14 AM   #1
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2001 Ultra Supreme: The vent for the grey water tank is under the sink. Even after cleaning the tank(can't put a flushing hose on it) we get an odor. What would it hurt if I covered the vent?

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Old 01-30-2010, 12:54 PM   #2
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Plugging the vent will allow your tank to build up pressure, and you may increase air leakage from the tank to the RV through the sink and shower drain lines.

I got a new vent for my line at Lowe's for around $6. It is easy to change.
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Old 01-30-2010, 08:17 PM   #3
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thanks Larry. I have a vent already on the pipe, I am just getting an odor. I will try some baking soda, etc in the tank. I have already tried the same enzimes I use for the black water tank, with no luck.

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Old 01-31-2010, 11:32 AM   #4
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You can change the stutor vent buy a replacement at any home depot or like it just screw on and off
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Old 01-31-2010, 06:56 PM   #5
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Evidently what you both are trying to say is the vents go bad, and need to be replaced. Is that correct?

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Old 01-31-2010, 08:46 PM   #6
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Old 02-01-2010, 06:03 AM   #7
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Thanks to both of you I will get two new ones.

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Old 02-08-2010, 08:50 AM   #8
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The new vents solved the problem. Thanks to both of you

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