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Grit dog

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Posted: 09/19/21 12:38pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Or don’t worry about it. It’s iron, it’s good for you, lol.
Seriously. Worst possible effect is you have to clean iron stains off the toilet once or twice?
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Put a whole house filter on the hose you fill the tank with and that ill help to mitigate debris ending up in the tank

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Always use a filter on water going into the camper.

If I had iron deposits in my fresh water tank. I would fill the tank with filtered water. Open the drain and drive the camper on rough roads while it was draining the water. Hoping some of the deposits get suspended in the water and flushed out. May even do it twice.


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AJR wrote:

Always use a filter on water going into the camper.

If I had iron deposits in my fresh water tank. I would fill the tank with filtered water. Open the drain and drive the camper on rough roads while it was draining the water. Hoping some of the deposits get suspended in the water and flushed out. May even do it twice.


Water containing iron cannot be completely filtered with conventional filters, they only remove the larger particles.

Driving around is a good idea if you can find a place where you won't splattering motorcyclists or affecting others.





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Should also clean the strainer on the water pump. It can trap grit contained in the water from the fresh water tank.


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Thanks again all. I flushed the fresh water tank with filtered water several times and it’s clear now. I checked the strainer on the water pump and it was pretty clean. Appreciate all the help and education I received here!


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