How to empty a motorhome toilet

How to empty a motorhome toilet

Motorhome Equipment and Use

Motorhome toilet

Today motorhome toilets are easy to empty and maintain. All motorhomes and some campervans have an internal chemical toilets (thetford chemical toilet).
The toilet works pretty much the same as your own household toilet, the main difference being a chemical that is added to the cassette that breaks down the waste. A chemical toilet is hygienic, easy to empty and simple to use. Chemical Toilets: use a chemically treated reservoir located directly below the toilet seat. The chemicals reduce odors and perform partial (incomplete) disinfection of the waste. Chemical toilets have limited storage capacity and must be emptied and cleaned by the user.

The toilet is flushable and contains a chemical that breaks matter down into a liquid form. A light besides the flush button changes from green to red when the toilet cassette is full and ready to be emptied.

  • To empty the motorhome toilet, open the access door on the side of the vehicle, depress the retainer clip, pull the cassette until it stops, tilt and remove it.
  • Carry the cassette using the lower carrying handle with the pour-out spout upwards, to the campsite’s disposal point.
  • Remove the spout cap. Grasp unit by the upper carrying handle nearest to the pour-out spout. Place other hand on the upper rear grip so that the air relief valve button can be depressed while emptying.
  • Depress air relief valve when pour-out spout is pointed downwards, and release contents. Rinse the cassette using the facilities at the disposal point only.
  • Prepare the cassette for re-use with toilet chemical and water as advised, and slide it back into the vehicle. Check to make sure the retaining clip secures the tank in the locked position. The pour-out spout end should be visible through the access door opening.

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