mrschwarz Posted August 28, 2015 Report Share Posted August 28, 2015 I am nearly at the end of my rope. I am trying to make a leak proof sewer connection on my coach. One of the problems is the way Winnie designed the sewer connection. They decided to rigidly mount the fitting about 3" from the hatch door and about an inch from the bottom of the compartment. It doesn't rotate and many fittings cannot remain connected to it when the door is closed. In addition, they decided to mount the tabs at 45 degrees so I cannot connect a rigid 45 degree elbow. It is set back from the edge just far enough to prevent a rigid 90 degree from being connected. The coach has three tanks; 2 grays and 1 black. Even though I have replaced all of the dump valves, they seep. Because the fitting is rigidly horizontal, liquid runs out whenever I removed the drip cover. I used a drip cover with a garden hose fitting, but because the tabs are mounted at 45 degrees, the garden hose fitting is not at the bottom of the pipe, but a quarter of the way around, so liquid still runs out when I remove the cover. The only solution I have found is to connect a two foot length of hose permanently to the fitting. I can then raise it above the top of the rigid fitting so the seepage doesn't run out when I remove the drip cap. Here's my problem. I haven't been able to find a single fitting that fits the sewer without leaking. I have tried Camco, Valterra, and Blue Line. They leak at both ends. They leak around their swivels. The leak where they are attached to clear adapters. They leak where they connect to the elbow that goes into the in-ground sewer hookup. I have been RVing for more than 20 years. This is my fourth motor home. I am not a newby and I don't know what to try next. The only thing I can think of in to use non-rotating connectors and somehow fabricate my own gaskets. Somebody please tell me what I am doing wrong. What is the magic bullet to have a tight, leak free sewer connection? Do I need to rip it all out and redesign it? From what I have seen of the newer models, Winnebago is still using the same basic layout for its 42 footers. I can't believe I am the only one having this problem. Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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