Can't separate thw two Porta Potti halves

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  1. oldun

    oldun Read Only Funster

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    I have a Thetford Porta Potti in my campervan and I used it for the first time this year whilst at the recent NEC show.

    I now find that the white leaver at the back, used to separate the two halves, is locked solid.

    Any ideas how I can get the two halves apart?
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    boiling water perhaps !
     
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    tap it with a rubber mallet to shock the seized lock loose. not had to work on a portapotty for years but remember this old trick from years ago
     
  4. Jim

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    There might be a bit of pressure build up. Please video yourself opening it so we can see how you get on:BigGrin:
     
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    if he don't get it opened and emptied I can guarantee there will be :Eek!:
     
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    I know this is going to disappoint people, but I suspect the stuck mechanism only locks the flush tank/seat to the waste tank underneath, like my 335. The blade is controlled by a different handle and is probably still working. So no real opportunity for a comedy moment :Smile:
     
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    Can`t you just see this happening !!!! :Doh::Doh::Doh::Doh::Doh:
     
  9. oldun

    oldun Read Only Funster

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    Come on Jim, the fun in motorhoming only goes so far. I have no intention of giving you all that much fum.

    I've just had another thought, I get get the other half to do it for me!!!!
     
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    Make sure you video the other half then !:Blush:
     
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