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Old 23-01-2014, 08:20   #1
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Odorless fumes from head

We have an electric flush toilet that uses sea water to flush. We were having Oder problems that we solved by replacing the hoses and cleaning out the rim of the toilet where the water comes in. However, a few days after this was done we started getting a fume every time we flush. It has no smell, but you can see it a little in the toilet bowel it's self and can feel it when you are breathing. Can someone tell me what might case this and how to fix it?
I am not able to get online often so it might be a little time before I reply, but I appreciate any feed back.
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Old 23-01-2014, 08:22   #2
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You are witnessing sealife dying and decomposing in your hoses. As the little critters decompose they release gas.
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Old 23-01-2014, 08:43   #3
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Re: Odorless fumes from head

Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Us4byrds.

Water vapour/mist?
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Re: Odorless fumes from head

If you are at the dock, install a Y-valve on the inlet and use fresh water to flush. Then when you go out, turn the valve to sea water. You may have to install a siphon break to protect from back-flow.
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Old 02-02-2014, 19:53   #5
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Re: Odorless fumes from head

It's not water vapor. It's white vapor. And there is no smell. It comes out of the toilet bowel and the longer you flush the worse it is. I don't think it is sea life dying. That does happen but it smells bad .
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Aerated saltwater has a tendency to do that too
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