How is this secured?

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  1. joggerman

    joggerman Read Only Funster

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    The control panel (electric flush button and indicator light) is not secured on the Thetford fitted to my motorhome.
    It has a rubber seal around and under the top, but no visible means of clipping it down into the main body of the unit.

    Can anyone advise if something is missing, or how it should be secured?
     

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    Does it not just pop into the hole? Never had mine out and it looks just the same.

    Bill
     
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    no it is just loose if I do that.
    When I first checked, it was 'secured' by the washer being half in/half out of the hole. Obviously not as intended.
     
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    Pump in Daughter's caravans Thetford stopped working and as usual "Dad". I puzzled as to how to gain access. In the end prized off the top panel which I found is just held on by mastic which was not well applied. Repaired pump and sealed back down with mastic.
     
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    There is obviously some sort of retaining ring missing.
    However, I have solved the problem by putting self adhesive velcro strip arround the switch unit, which makes it grip the sides when pushed in, but allows for easy removal.

    Thanks for the suggestions.
     
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