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our water tank has started acting strangely where we cant fill it up! it looks like an air lock - any ideas - we get a mini water spout every 30 seconds or so as we try to fill up.

Asked by: ashley chambers  | 1.37pm, Tuesday 28 August


WW says:

It sounds like an airlock but, without seeing the tank and the inlet pipe. it is difficult to say what is causing it. I would start but filling the tank more slowly and/or running the taps inside the boat while you are doing it and see what happens.

Graham Booth  | 6.05PM, Tuesday 28 August

It may be that the vent line is blocked or kinked, so that air can not escape when the tank is being filled- which is most likely cause.

Mark Langley  | 6.18PM, Tuesday 28 August

The displaced air is coming out of the filling pipe instead of the vent. Pushing the filling hose right into the tank will solve the problem in the short term until you can fix the vent.

Rupert Smedley  | 3.58PM, Wednesday 29 August

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