Thetford flush overactive? solution

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  1. Techno

    Techno Funster Life Member

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    Does your flush spill over the back? mine did after setting the pump to the optimum for the other outlets especially the shower.
    This is my solution, some plastic profile from B&Q
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    Some push pin rivets
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    Job done! works a treat.
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    What a good idea , of to buy some trim in the morning as ours sprays all over the place
     
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    Thanks I knew it couldn't just be mine.
    I think it was about £3 for quite a long length as I used it for the additional kitchen work surface project previously.
    Pushpin rivets from ebay ages ago could probably get white ones.
    No adhesive used and it's a nice tight fit. To remove if necessary just push the pins right through and collect them up from the cassette housing below (cassette removed) They can be re used.
    I think this problem is mainly due to Thetford's pipe only being 10mm being met by the vans 12 mm supply? thus a sudden restriction and pressure rise.
     
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    Thetford offer a restrictor for use where system pressure is high - it fits in the inlet pipe to the toilet.
     
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    Have you got a link? I could never find it
     
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    Actually I think I prefer the strong flush
    I just didn't want the floor washing too :Laughing:
     
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    if you cant find the restrictor, cut the feed pipe and fit a valve so you can control how much you reduce the pressure
     
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    Thanks I don't need it now job done ! All bar the paper work :Rofl1:
     
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    Had this problem also put a small dob of silicone on the outlet at the top part solved the problem I thought must just be mine wish I had posted
     
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    just thinking.....turn the pressure up and you've got a bidet in the van:Rofl1:
     
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    Sorry Tony I meant I could never find it for sale anywhere
    However I'm more than happy with my own solution as a strong flush is preferable and it is working perfect thanks:thumb:
     
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    Yep - I like it too:Smile:
     
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    Never a dull moment with your posts.
     
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    Upgrading to 5.5mm white ones :Cool: :BigGrin:
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    I'm really impressed now. Striving for continuous improvement. :BigGrin::BigGrin:
     
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    Interesting thread.......I've thought recently that our flusher was "under-active". Even pressing the blue button for longer made no difference at all..........we didn't have this problem in our previous van which was an Elddis.

    I'm wondering if there might be a bit of grit reducing the flow somehow:RollEyes:



     
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    No one can call me a tight arse now I splashed out on the white rivets :Laughing: puns intended.
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    I think I need to adjust pump on my MH or possibility the "expansion vessel" if it has one. I fiddled with it on my last MH but didn't seem to improve anthing. Did you post your experiences in tinkering with this together with a photo trail :Blush:
     
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