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Old 01-26-2022
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Default SeeLevel II in an SP

Anyone put a SeeLevel system in an SP36? If so, how did you get to the level sensing wiring? (tank under the closet)
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Chip, the tank level sensors are on the back side of the tank between the tank and the outside wall. You will need to remove the closet doors, closet bottom, and likely the face of the lower outside closet wall. It is not a difficult job, especially if you are only gaining access to the wiring rather than pulling the whole tank. As far as upgrading the level system, I cant help much as our factory unit is thankfully still working.
Good luck and take pictures.

Edit: Looking back through my pictures I see there is an access notch in the back of the tank, so just pulling the closet floor should get you the room you will need to play with the sensors.
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Do you recall how the panel/wall below the closet doors comes off?
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Do you recall how the panel/wall below the closet doors comes off?
Once the doors are removed the bottom of the closet has screws hidden under the carpet in the corners and possibly in the middle of the edges. Pull the closet bottom and you should find upper corner screws for the panel/wall and then those famous angle iron screw plates Blue Bird uses to attach all of their interior to the floor holding the bottom of the panel. You may need to get creative with a long shank screwdriver to get the screws out. Ours are very close to the panel and are accessed from the outside of the closet where it meets the hall carpet.

Please take pictures of how your corners are fastened and braced in the closet, ours needs to be reinforced and I would like to see if they updated how they did things in that area in the newer SP. Our front corner regularly needs to be bumped in with a knee when we arrive places before the door can swing through the opening without catching. I would be interested to see if they added any bracketry to the area to beef it up.
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Chip, The doors just lift off as I recall. After that it's just removing pieces until you get to the tank. It's basically a jigsaw puzzle. There may be room at the back to get the sensor on.
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I know you replaced a closet door but a quick attempt resulted in nothing productive, if you recall I appreciate it. I did manage to get the lower panel beat back enough to get the bathroom door not to hang up again. The fresh tank indicator works but the black and gray have gone from intermittent to nothing so I was considering converting to the See Level which is a great setup.
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I did manage to get the lower panel beat back enough to get the bathroom door not to hang up again.
Apparently I am not the only one, our closet panel needs a nudge after every trip to keep the door from hanging up when it goes through the half way point. I will make up a post with pictures when I repair ours. Extra bracing or blocking will likely be added.
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Look inside the doors and there should be rollers at the bottom. There is a screw adjustment and you need to release the rollers enough to lift them, maybe with a tilt and then they should clear the bottom track.



BTW the new bus came with a new SeeLevel system so I'll be installing them as well.
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