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Re: Cleaning the holding tank vent?

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Originally Posted by HBBurlington View Post
Hi,

Unless anyone can suggest an easier alternative...
I'd like to flush the line out with water from the opening port side, and clear any cobwebs/spiders/crawlies or otherwise that may be reducing the efficacy of that vent.
Or is there another way to clean this line out?

Kim
I don't know if it was the best way, but that's what we did: disconnect it from the inside and send a blast of the water hose up through it. All kinds of gunk came out the other end onto the deck so it worked.

I don't know if it's typical, but on our boat the vent hose on the outside is inside a stanchion so it was easier doing it from the inside out.

Donna


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