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Posted: 01/24/21 06:30pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I have a small drip coming from the 1 1/2" black pvc pipe from the gray water tank.
Not sure where its coming from yet, could be the pipe or a joint?
If I can find where the leak is coming from is there a product that will seal the pvc pipe?
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Posted: 01/24/21 06:35pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Some of that self stick silicone repair tape will do a temp repair:

Repair tapes

You need to stretch the tape and pull it as tight as you can to get it to work.

Your local hardware will carry one or the other. You need to do a permanent repair sooner of later.


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Posted: 01/24/21 06:40pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Definitely sooner...not later. Leaks don’t improve and a black leak is nasty.


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Posted: 01/24/21 06:55pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

flex tape as a temporary fix.


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Posted: 01/24/21 06:59pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

If I don't have repair tape handy for a low pressure leak, I've also had good luck using Eternabond on dry pipe. If the area is exposed to weather or road hazards, a couple of layers of Gorilla tape or similar over the Eternabond will provide protection. If it's a coupling or worn spot that's leaking, a Fernco rubber coupling can be used as a permanent fix.

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Posted: 01/24/21 07:08pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

For black ABS "Plasti-Mend" will provide a permanent fix in all positions.

Buy direct from website or amazon.


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Posted: 01/24/21 07:21pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Dutch has an excellent idea.

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FWIW, I had a grey tank drip a couple of TTs ago.

Then one day I bonked the dump pipe on some dirt and grass in an awkward back up parking job. Leaked worse after that.

I took it apart to fix it and the black ABS pipe was only thrust into the fitting. The boneheads at the factory neglected to glue the pipe in place.

Easy fix, pull it apart, clean up the area, some ABS glue, done!

If it happened to me, it can happen to anyone.


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I used JB Water weld to fix a cracked fitting on black tank. this stuff is made to fix water leaks and will even work under water


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Posted: 01/25/21 05:05am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Where is the drip located, out the end of the dump or somewhere along the pipe?

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