Rinse waste holding tank and recharge as described
under Preparation portion of this section.
Reassemble unit and fasten to floor or deck.
C. Vacu-flush® Sanitation System - (Specific Models Only)
The Vacu-flush® sanitation system eliminates the un-
pleasant sulfide odors which plague saltwater systems.
Flush water is no longer drawn through the through-hull
fittings, seacock, and vented loop. It also extends the
life of the system components by eliminating salt water
Figure J9: Porta Potti - Bellows Flush Operation
Bellows Flush Operation:
. Pull out holding tank valve handle (Figure J9).
Push down on bellows to rinse the bowl.
The Vacu-flush® toilet operates in a different way from
other marine toilets. Vacu-flush® systems use a small
amount of water (a little more than a pint) per flush in
addition to a simple vacuum. The toilet is connected to
the fresh water system. Fresh water is the key to an
odor free bathroom compartment. Vacu-flush® toilets
are equipped with an intergrade vacuum breaker which
prevents the possible contamination of the potable/fresh
water supply. See Figures J12 & J13. Also refer to the
manufacturer’s literature included in the owner’s packet.
Push valve handle all the way in to insure an odor-tight
Emptying of Portable Models:
Empty when waste holding tank level appears full.
DO NOT ALLOW THE TANK TO BECOME
Make sure waste valve handle is in the closed
The Vacu-Flush switch located in the head must
be ON in order for the toilet to flush & recharge.
Remove fresh water tank from waste holding tank
To add water to the toilet before using, raise flush
lever until desired water level is reached. Generally,
more water is required only when flushing solids.
See Figure J12.
Figure J10: Removing Fresh Water Tank
To flush toilet, press flush lever sharply down to the
floor until contents clear bowl. Asharp popping noise
is normal when the vacuum seal is broken and the
flushing action begins. Be sure to hold lever down
for 3 seconds. If flush lever is accidentally released
before waste clears bowl, do not attempt to flush
Remove waste holding tank from hold down brackets.
Carry the waste holding tank to any permanent toilet
facility. Rotate the pour-out spout to the desired
position. Remove the cap. Depress the air relief
valve with your thumb while emptying (Figure J11).
Do not dispose of sanitary napkins or other non-
dissolving items in toilet, such as facial tissue or
paper towels. These items can cause plugging of
the system. Refer to the “Deodorants and Special
Tissue” section in the manufacturer’s manual for
Figure J11: Emptying Waste Holding Tank
Sundowner™ Owner’s Manual
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