Thetford cassette warning light.

Discussion in 'Tech/Mech General' started by Stephen Scott, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. Stephen Scott

    Stephen Scott

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2014
    Messages:
    25
    Likes Received:
    7
    Hi again,

    Might as well ask again about another little problem.

    The little light on the Thetford toilet stays on permanently. From talking to others it could be due to a problem with the reed switch and advised to change it. Looked at the wiring and there does not seem to be any easy connections. Not sure if it is worth the bother or just to ignore it.
    Has anyone else had this problem and if so how did they resolve it?
     
  2. trophychap

    trophychap Funster

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2009
    Messages:
    697
    Likes Received:
    4,172
    Location:
    bedworth warks
    Yes we had the same problem on our previous van. We were told the same thing too, change the reed switch to fix it. We never bothered as its only the full warning light in any event. Its easy to tell when your cassette is getting near to full anyway, its only a LED so hardly draws any power.
     
  3. Reallyretired

    Reallyretired Funster

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2008
    Messages:
    5,706
    Likes Received:
    3,211
    Location:
    Eastbourne East Sussex
    Often caused by people who put water in the cassette after emptying and shake it vigorously -damages the float mechanism.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  4. webby1

    webby1 Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2012
    Messages:
    306
    Likes Received:
    203
    Location:
    Lancashire
    We completely ignored the switch as we empty it everyday anyway.It's a load of fiddly nonsense waiting to break.
    Now after emptying the cassette I can give it a good shake and clean without worrying about the internals
     
  5. Stephen Scott

    Stephen Scott

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2014
    Messages:
    25
    Likes Received:
    7
    Many thanks for all the replies!

    Decide to just ignore it, as like many others I look to see how full the cassette is and never let it get too full.
     
Loading...

Share This Page