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My drains in the sinks and shower are not draining. I used a…

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My drains in the...

My drains in the sinks and shower are not draining . I used a plunger and small no results.can you help

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Dutchman 2016 Kodiak

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '16 RV?

Kd291resl16

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your RV yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes snake and plunger

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Only that it doesn't drain

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RV Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), RV Mechanic replied 4 months ago
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I believe your concern is an airlock. Open your gray tank drain and see if the sink and shower now drains. If so then you need to inspect the vents on the roof to see if they are clogged not allow air to escape from the tank as the tank fills with waste water.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Emptied black water earlier same result. I don't recall a vent on the roof only one under the kitchen sink. Removed it no help
RV Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), RV Mechanic replied 4 months ago

You must drain the gray tank, not the black tank

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
My gray tank is open still no draining
RV Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), RV Mechanic replied 4 months ago

Were you camping and this all of a sudden happened or was this the first time use this year?

Is it freezing outside?

Do the drain slowly or not at all?

Did you try the snake in the shower which is right above the gray tank?

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