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Old 07-19-2017, 04:59 PM   #11
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Where would I purchase the power flush? I would really like to add that...

Anywhere Jabsco products are sold. As stated may be cheaper and easier to replace the whole thing.
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Old 07-20-2017, 01:56 PM   #12
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There is no way to integrate a power flushing system into this type of plumbing unit correct?

I am a new boater and I also have a Wet & Dry option. Truth be told, I am not sure when you would ever use dry but I'm really nervous about people disposing of anything besides urine because I don't have confidence it will flush.

If it is moving to the tank but very slow is there something I can do? Should I perform maintenance on the unit more than just emptying the tank and winterizing it at the end of the season.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
We dry flush when we've been drinking beer (which is most of the time). No point in sending down a gallon of water to flush a 1/2 pint of.....water. Sometimes need to switch to wet flush for one of two pumps to make sure anything left in the bowl in 'clean'. But if you have someone in there every 15 minutes 'dropping off another beer' there is little point. We wet flush for #2 and at the end of the day before you go to bed to avoid head odors.

Often wet flush to fill the bowl, then dry flush to evacuate it. Sometimes needs to be done a couple of times. We try to conserve holding tank space as much as possible. In most cases it is more important than water tankage. (I can always go buy a gallon of water, if you get my drift).
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Yeah, should there be something that pumps water into tank when it is on the "WET" feature? Are you just simply pouring water from a gallon or a jug into the toilet and using the same pump?
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Yeah, should there be something that pumps water into tank when it is on the "WET" feature? Are you just simply pouring water from a gallon or a jug into the toilet and using the same pump?

There is a seacock that must be open, the pump draws in sea water then flushes it and the waste into the holding tank.
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Thanks so much.
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Old 09-23-2017, 01:47 PM   #16
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I was just looking around the forums and found this one. I have had my boat for a little over a year and struggled with my manual pump the entire time. Always thought I had a reoccurring clog in the line somewhere. 80% of the time the pump pulled and pushed extremely hard and sometimes would not go down unless I let it sit for a while. I decided to start by replacing the pump mechanism for about $80 (Amazon or Walmart.com) just to see what would happen. The difference is amazing. EVERYTHING goes down with ease and in a pump or two and water comes through in abundance in "wet" mode. I believe that this was the issue the entire time in my case. The replacement pump was 4 screws and took me 30 minutes to install.
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If your new pump ever gets hard to pump.... unscrew the handle pump assembly, pull it out and coat the inside of the cylinder with petroleum jelly. It works great.

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