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Sewage smell

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RickZ
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Sewage smell

Postby RickZ » Sat Sep 12, 2020 7:14 am

Hello,

I have a 2018 265DC. I have a major sewage odor coming from the storage area below deck. I have had the tank pumped. I have also gotten down into the storage area and inspected the hoses for any leaks, cracked fittings etc... I’m curious if anyone knows how the system is vented? I’m thinking a possibly blockage in the vent somewhere and the gases are backing up.


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Sewage smell

Postby cva38shang@verizon.net » Sat Sep 12, 2020 2:22 pm

Are you using seawater for the toilet flush. If so then it may be from the ell grass odder in the toilet. I had that problem on my big boat. Had to change system to flush with only fresh water.
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RickZ
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Vessel Info: 2018 Pursuit 265DC
Twin 200’ Yamahas

Sewage smell

Postby RickZ » Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:38 pm

Yes, I am using seawater. But the last two years I have had zero smell. So I’m not sure what is going on now.

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Sewage smell

Postby Woodworker2001 » Sun Sep 13, 2020 9:37 am

Is it a vacuflush? I recently found the bolts holding my bowl down we’re loose and it was leaking vacuum and also waste and found some waste outboard the one stringer that was causing an odor. This was on a 3000 express though no idea about your setup

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