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Old 01-27-2009
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air lock loop

I have a loop from the head that goes behind all of the panels and comes down again.
Does anyone have any idea where the hose goes on a pearson 530 in the aft head.

The head is not pumbing out the water. The bowl almost overflows. I disconnected the hose at the y valve and it still dosen't come out. I put a fish tape in from both directions and it seems to stop at the top of the airlock loop which I assume is there.

How much pressure is supposed to come out of a raritan electric head?
Any ideas would be helpful.

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Murray
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that is an anti syphon loop. You should be able to take it off the hose to check if it is blocked.

FYI; This would be better asked in gear and maintenance

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are the hoses and ventedd-loop fitting partially blocked with scale and mineral build up? Mine were 2/3 blocked.
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