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First timer- Aruba 27sks
« on: June 05, 2017, 07:38:47 PM »
Helping a senior/disabled lady who needs temporary housing. Found her a 2003 Starcraft Aruba 27sks. Anyone have an owners manual they can share? She said she was a pro with RVs/ trailers. But so far she has flooded it hooking up the water and now says she has used toilet only 2 days and getting foul odors in the trailer and it wont flush anymore? I know nothing about travel trailers so any help to get a manual is appreciated.

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Re: First timer- Aruba 27sks
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2017, 11:08:32 AM »
The owner manual is unlikely to be helpful - they are seldom very detailed or even model specific.

Rvs have waste holding tanks, including one just for the toilet (black water waste). The black tank drain must be kept closed until it is 2/3's or more full, then the drain can be opened to empty it and then closed once again. That flushes the solids and paper from the tank. If the black drain is left open, the solids just build up because liquids run off and leave them behind. Called a "poop pyramid". She can't just flush & forget like in a fixed residence.

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