slow sink elddis 180

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  1. liverpool

    liverpool Read Only Funster

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    have now tried out our new elddis 180 and appear to have a problem with sink draining - it takes ages to drain -has anyone else had this problem ?
     
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    Kitchen Sink? Check that your level, my 115 can take ages (if at all) if there is a hint of nose up slope.
     
  3. Welsh girl

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    we had the same problem with the eldis we hade to be level and we had the same with our sundance but we also had a blockage under the sink in the pipes which we had to loosen as well
     
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    we had the same in our elddis kitchen sink , think we found it was to do with the way the pipe work is fitted by elddis : other half tells me the drain pipe went back along the top of the fridge and caused an air lock :Doh:
     
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    Mine takes ages ... but gets there in the end.
     
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    Elddis slow sink problem

    Hi, I think I can help a lot of Elddis Autoquest owners with regard to the slow draining kitchen sinks.

    I was initially told it was because the pipe runs along the top of the sink that was causing the problem however all that is needed is that the external part of the pipe hangs down below the waste holding tank that in effect defies the law of gravity. It then has to travel up hill to get into the tank and that is why it takes so long.

    All that is needed is for the drainage pipe to be lifted up and tied with a simply plastic tie so that the water runs straight into the tank without travelling up hill.

    My internal pipe still runs along the top of the sink but after hitching my external pipe up it works like a dream. As it was intended to do. So everyone with slow drainage simply check your external pipe to see that it falls straight into the tank with no downward dips in the middle. Hope this helps you sort out your problem.

    Keep Smiling :BigGrin:

    Nannyjan
     
  7. pappajohn

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    same as my kontiki.....pipes left plug hole and routed uphill before dropping to waste tank.

    simple re-route so the pipe had a fall from the plughole onwards did the trick
     
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