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Old 08-09-2016, 11:58 PM   #11
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I found 2 choices for the auto vents at my local Lowes. Probably at most large home improvement stores too. One is pretty inexpensive, the other is 4 times the price. But if it works to eliminate the smell, I would guess it doesn't matter.


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Old 08-10-2016, 04:48 PM   #12
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I am pleased to report that our "smell" was not sewer-related at all. It was just a little old propane leak.
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Old 08-21-2016, 06:04 PM   #13
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I'm hearing two smells identified here. Sulphur and sewer. With boats and my Rv, I always completely drain my fresh water and water heater at the end of any trip. If you let it sit and it develops a sulphur odor, cycle a quart or so of hydrogen peroxide along with a few gallons of water through your fresh water system and water heater (NOT HEATED). I have only had the problem once, but that fixed it.
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Could this valve be the source of bad smell. Mine is mounted vertically
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Old 12-22-2016, 06:08 PM   #15
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I am pleased to report that our "smell" was not sewer-related at all. It was just a little old propane leak.
Good grief! Glad you got THAT figured out!
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Old 12-22-2016, 06:09 PM   #16
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I'm hearing two smells identified here. Sulphur and sewer. With boats and my Rv, I always completely drain my fresh water and water heater at the end of any trip.
I've always done the same thing and never had that smell. It used to take that Redwood hours to drain. This rig one has a 1-1/2 drain valve and it makes short work of 100 gal!!
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I am pleased to report that our "smell" was not sewer-related at all. It was just a little old propane leak.

I had a similar issue occur a couple of years ago while returning to Indiana from Washington state. One evening I started to notice a rotten vegetable (specifically rotten lettuce) smell from near the island. I first thought there was something in the garbage container. Then about a minute later the propane detector went into alarm mode. I quickly went out side to check the propane tanks and when I opened the left side tank compartment, I could hear a leak at one of the pigtails. Somehow the propane was finding a path into storage area, then into the living area. Needless to say, I was very thankful for that propane detector.
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I went ahead and replaced all the pigtails, changed the regulator and changeover to Marshall Brass and also ran a new hose between the two tanks.
I feel much better now ......
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The 38RL also has one of those vents in the slide closet take the panel out by the washing machine taps all the fittings were left loose on ours and the smell was coming from there
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