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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-04-2021, 14:41 Thread Starter
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Kanus 650 grey water issue

Hi all, new to the forum, we have an issue with grey water dripping from above the spare tyre, we have not had chance to get under the motorhome as it's in storage, does anybody have pictures of the underside of the 650, we suspect a loose pipe, we are guessing the grey water is not getting into the grey water tank, any suggestions. Our motorhome is the Kanus Sun 650 TI MF
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Mmm, don't like the sound of that! If it's not getting to the tank does that mean it's dripping thro the floor?

Have you been using the van that you've produced grey water? Did you drain down over the cold weather - all water should be drained including boiler and waste.

Is it possible water has frozen in a pipe and cracked it?
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Hello and welcome. Firstly are you sure it's grey water, and not fresh? How long has it been in storage? Did you drain the fresh water before going in to storage ( and the waste for that matter!) ? It could just be that the frost safety valve has opened and dumped your fresh water.
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Where is the spare wheel of the Knaus located - I kept mine in the garage for ease of access in an emergency.
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Ours is under the rear locker in a cradle, can only access it by getting under the van
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Don't believe its frost related as we are in Southern Spain, we noticed on our last outing that when we emptied the kitchen sink the water went straight onto the ground below the van. The waste tank indicator light shows empty, so we are guessing a loose pipe somewhere above where the spare tyre sits, trouble is it's so difficult to get under the van and being newbie's we are not 100% sure where the waste water tank is located, the manual does not show location. We will have to get it into a garage/workshop with ramps or a pit to take a proper look, thanks for your comments, hopefully it's not a broken safety value
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Yes, sadly it will be necessary to lie flat under the van with the spare removed and get someone to pour water down the drain. It should become apparent at that point.!!!

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Ours is under the rear locker in a cradle, can only access it by getting under the van
Is your Knaus the layout with the toilet/shower to the rear of the Motorhome ?

If it is it's more likely to leak from there than the waste water tank, perhaps ?
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Yes, same layout, looks like the advice from Ray is the way forward, lie underneath and wait to get wet
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And I'd do it sooner rather than later cos if it's leaking before it actually exits the van your floor could be getting very wet.
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