Valterra EZ Valve Electric Waste Valve for RV Black Water Tank - 3" Hub to 3" Spigot

Valterra EZ Valve Electric Waste Valve for RV Black Water Tank - 3" Hub to 3" Spigot

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  • Waste Valves
  • Straight Valve
  • Single Waste Valve - Electric
  • Valterra
  • Stationary Valve
  • 3 In Hub x 3 In Spigot
Replace the standard waste valve on your RV's black-water tank with this electric one so that you can open and close the valve with the flip of a switch. Light comes on when valve is open. Wiring harness and 2 switch plates included. Lowest Prices for the best rv sewer from Valterra. Valterra EZ Valve Electric Waste Valve for RV Black Water Tank - 3" Hub to 3" Spigot part number E40-8 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Valterra RV Sewer - E40-8

Replace the standard waste valve on your RV's black-water tank with this electric one so that you can open and close the valve with the flip of a switch. Light comes on when valve is open. Wiring harness and 2 switch plates included.


Features:

  • Electric waste valve replaces or upgrades the waste valve on your RV's black-water tank
  • Easy operation with the flip of a switch
    • Valve opens to allow flow from your black-water tank
  • Light comes on when valve is open
  • Tool-free manual override
    • Remove pin, turn handle, and pull handle to open valve
  • High-torque, water-resistant electric motor
  • Built-in 5-amp breaker provides circuit protection
    • Resets with a push of a button - no fuses to replace
  • 3" Hub slides over your sewer pipe
  • 3" Spigot slides into your sewer pipe
  • Wiring harness, black and gray switch plates, seals, hardware, and installation instructions included
    • Switch plate installs in RV's control compartment
    • ABS solvent bond (A05-0303) sold separately for installation of valve
  • Compatible with 12V systems


Specs:

  • Passage diameter: 3"
  • Wiring length: 8'
    • Valve harness: 1'
    • Switch harness: 7'
  • Power draw: 2.5 amps
  • 1-Year warranty


Valterra electric valve pieces

The switch plate, wiring, seals, and hardware needed to install this electric waste valve on your RV's black water tank are included. The switch plate installs in the RV's control panel. The waste valve secures to existing pipes using ABS solvent cement (A05-0303 - sold separately). A booklet with step-by-step instructions and a template for drilling are also included.


Valterra electric valve gray water switch

You can also adapt the valve to work with your gray-water tank. A gray switch plate is included for that purpose. For this installation, you will need to use adapters (sold separately) to convert the valve opening from 3" to 1-1/2" in diameter.


Valterra electric valve manual use

If you're dry camping or in the case of a power failure, the manual override is easy to use. Simply remove the pin from the valve's lift arm and turn the handle 90 degrees clockwise. Then pull the handle to open the valve.




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Valterra EZ Valve Electric Waste Valve for RV Black Water Tank - 3" Hub to 3" Spigot - E40-8

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (37 Customer Reviews)

Replace the standard waste valve on your RV's black-water tank with this electric one so that you can open and close the valve with the flip of a switch. Light comes on when valve is open. Wiring harness and 2 switch plates included.

- E85-8
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


1 year review. Purchased the Valterra electric waste dump valves (3 ea.) and after 1 year the motor on one unit has failed. I did reorder a replacement unit as I still prefer these over traditional cable pull valves. 670455



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


SEEM TO BE WELL A LITTLE DIFFICULT TO INSTALL ON MY TRAILER WORK GREAT NO MORE JUNK CABLES TO MESS WITH 559627



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Sorry to say the hardest part of this job was gaining access to the underbelly of my 2012 Volatage 5ther. The installation of the valve itself is pretty simple and straight forward. Works great!! Will probably order the Gray Valve later, but that’s for another day. 491543



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Shipped on-time as told through the confirmation email. Arrived perfect and intact-undamaged. All Parts were included. I had it installed with-in One hour of it arriving. Tested for leaks, none and were good to go! So excited about having a remote switch to cycle our black tank now. I know it might now seem like a big deal, but it is when you live full-time in an RV. I have ordered from etrailer before and knew they were my go to source for Parts Online. Always great service people to talk to on the phone. Great Job Guys and Gals! 453745



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Nice valve, well built. Everything needed for the install is included. Valve opens and closes quickly. This valve replaced a leaking cable valve that was in a tight position requiring an excessive angle on the cable. Problem solved with this electric valve. I installed a 5" access port in the belly pan in case of failure. Will allow me to empty my tank without having to drop the belly pan. My only complaint is that the switch plate will not fit a single or double gang electrical box. Had to make my own since there was no room to mount the switch plate on my panel. 491907



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Except for having to make some minor modifications to my flanges (they were bowed out between the bolt holes) so the actuators were clearing the flange, the install was easy. The flange issue is not the valve manufacturers fault, just how the flange was made. My old valves were cable style and cheap and these will be a great upgrade on Leaky crappy valves. I was tired of getting the sewer surprise every time I dumped. etrailer delivered on time and at a good value. 412130



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Replaced black valve that had a kinked cable. A great product. Is working well. Installation was difficult in my case due to the original installation. I used two 3" rubber sleeves (Fernco) to join drain line that had to be parted in two places to free up space for the valve. Feel most owners would not have go to these lengths. Electrics were easy. Still glad I did this addition to my RV. 438916



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Every things was in the package , arrive at the time its was schedule . The installation went very good and easy , to dot it your self if you are manuel its will work find. I change a existing cable valve with this electric waste valve , the only bad situation was to work under the RV . The valve work great . 470866



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


I am more than satisfied with this product. We purchased a brand New Renegade Vienna MH, on a Mercedes Chassis. It is a very nice Motor Home, but the very tight spaces underneath the rear caused the (cable pull) Valves very hard to pull and would not close all the way. To our disappointment the manufacturer could not make them work to my satisfaction. A independent repair facility near us suggested the Valterra Electric valves. The manual valves that were on the MH already were Valterra, so the switch was extremely easy. BEST DECISION I've made in years. I 100% suggest this product 695720



- E40B-8
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


These valves are fantastic, after a year of use they function flawlessly, and I don’t have to get on my knees anymore to pull those stupid valve handles. 691318



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Can't say enough about these valves. The were fantastically! I'd easily give 5 stars but the one small complaint I have it that I had to cut a clearance bump/blister into my RV corregated basement floor because I couldn't get them in a position where something didn't stick out. That was more an installation issue. Now that they're in we love em! 686641



- E85-8
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


The Drain Master cam-lock waste water hose is second to none, but after having to use a small allen wrench to manually open/close a failed Drain Master black tank valve, I replaced both with this Valterra assembly. They require a fair amount of space above them to open, but it is much easier to manually operate them, if necessary. They are well-constructed. No leaks, no problems after a year of use, and etrailer offered quick delivery and excellent customer service. Keep in mind-- the switches are a rocker design that makes open/close positions less obvious, and in bright sun, the red led may be hard to see. I learned this while flushing out my black tank. After I was finished, I reinserted the stopper, thinking the black tank valve was closed. The next time I went to drain the tanks, I took the stopper out, and had a 40 gallon gusher of raw sewage! One thing I can say about all my RV mistakes- I never repeat them! 683771



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


This product was delivered a day early with free shipping. Had it installed 08/09 will be happy to see how it works, 683055



- E40A-8
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


I replaced the 2 manual valves with 2 E40A-8’s...one of the best upgrades I’ve done with my Renegade RV.... Easy installation......Great product..... Great price..... Thanks etrailer.... You’re still the best..... 680341



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Instalation of the valve was easy on my 1999 Alpen lite St. Andrews. Removeable of the underbelly is simple Alpen lite provides two panels to be removed for easy access to manuel valves. The electrical assembly was straight forward having to add 10 inches of wire to reach my battery compartment. For us folks who are replacing our manual valves with electric it would be nice to have a water proof gang box to fit switch assembly. There are no gang boxes available that fit the switch panel without extensive modification to the gang box. Completed installation in 5 hours. The second valve will take about 2. lol Thanks etrailer for great parts at a great price. 669203



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


I bought these and installed them On my mother's RV she's 93 years young and summers in northern New Mexico these EZ valves has made her life so much easier wish I would have done it earlier 651363



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Great product has been maintenance and trouble free. Easy to install good instructions and so much better to operate if you have the old type pull cable you know what I mean. I'm going to order 2 more one for the two gray tanks and will make a video of those install . I highly recomend this product . And sorry I didn't do pictures are video. 647506



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Delivery was fast ,hook up was simple and works great. 647384



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


This is such a great product,I don't know why it is not an option more often on a rv.I installed the control switch inside my rv near a window that looks out on the sewer connection.I have the clear 3" elbows on both hose ends of my sewer hose,and can observe from inside, the operation of emptying my black tank.Being able to do so during rainy or cold weather is such a great luxury.I have had this in operation for about a year now and it has performed flawlessly.I chose this brand over others due to the ability to manually operate valve in event of a power loss.Installation was very simple and instructions were very detailed.Will never have a rv without one now. 619404



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Product was received in a timely fashion. Looks like a good product. Just got to wait for good weather to install. 604484



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Great product highly recommend. 585154



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Very happy with the valve. Should have been put on from the start. 579944



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


After a year of use the valves work just like new. Installation was simple and there is enough wire to put the switches wherever you want. The switches could be marked a little clearer for open or closed even though there is a led light. 577660



- E85-8
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Ordered and received in 3 days with free shipping. Installed the following weekend in about 2 hours. Tested prior to and after installation. All necessary materials were supplied in package. The valves stroke cleanly and quickly. Indicators show open valves. Good quality switches. I am extremely happy with these valves. Wish I knew of them sooner. Well worth every penny. 572515



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Installation was a breeze and it works better that I expected 566387



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


We have had it for 1 year and it's working fine. This includes using it for a 6 month trip and a few week long trips during the past year. 564455



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Great customer service from etrailer.com. Super fast shipping. Item looks to be easy to install, I have not installed it yet. Looks to be good quality and should last many years of service. 556130



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Just installed, Easy, No Issues Pro - quality appears to be good, works fine, would purchase again Con - Circuit breaker little cheap looking, wire harness too short, needed to extend for my installation Would like to see in a 1 1/2" direct replacement for gray water tank. 544466



- E84-8
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Nice and look nice had lots of good wiring but it did not fit in where my other one was in my coach I would have to cut away half the pipe and Metal and still would not fit because of my water tank right next to it wish I could have used it was a good dealing with etrailer thank you 543403



- E40B-8
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


This is a very nice easy hookup, 2 wire install. This valve is being used on a 1010 gallon tanker trailer for an agricultural application. The valve comes prewired with heavy duty wiring and very sturdy crimped on connectors. The lighted activation switch is mounted into a faceplate with a 5 amp DC circuit breaker. Most attractive about this valve is the very reasonable price. This is a lot of valving for the price. 541457



- E40B-8
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Valve works as promised. Would have been helpful to have instructions and panel mounting screws but I have [on-line videos] and a can of spare hardware. I wonder if the manufacturer knew where I was mounting everything as the power connection plug was JUST the right length. 521912



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Valve came very fast and it looks very nice.Raining every day have not had time to install it yet,will let you know how it goes. 508765


Comments

working great should have installed this valve years ago.easy to install. no more laying on the ground!

Anthony l - 05/14/2019

55223

- E40A-8
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Best purchase ever! One year and not a single failure unlike “other brand” which was replace yearly and hope it worked! 493852


Comments

Still going strong! These are pricey but you get what you pay for

Nathan - 04/07/2019

51555

- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


I bought 3 of these valves and installed them to replace my cable actuated valves. They were delivered in a timely manner and very well packaged. The time to install these was much faster than expected. They came with everything needed. Crystal was very helpful in the buying process. I will definitely buy from etrailer again. 482969



- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Great product. Fast shipping. No more cable operated crap! 462884


Comments

Really like it! I highly recommemd! Easy to install

William - 12/27/2018

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- E1003VP
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Just recently learned about etrailer. Now that I have received my order, the excellent order status notification and followup by etrailer I have book marked the company for future reference. Easy to do business with and excellent customer service. I will be doing business with them again when I have a need for rv products in the future. 418912



- E40B-8
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Review from a similar Valterra EZ Valve in RV Sewer


Everything they describe, and we tested and is working perfect 357770


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  • How to Choose the Correct Valterra EZ Valve Electric Waste Valve for RV Black Water Tank
  • The difference between a hub connection and a spigot connection is that the hub is the female end and has a lip on the inside that stops the spigot (or male) end where it needs to be. I have attached some pictures to assist. With this knowledge it is just a matter of taking your valve off and choosing the correct replacement: 3" Hub to 3" Hub - # E40B-8 3" Hub to 3" Spigot - # E40-8 3" Spigot to 3" Spigot - # E40A-8 I would avoid going with the option that only has the 3" Diameter...
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  • Recommended Electric Dump Valves for 2014 Sanibel 3600 5th Wheel Trailer
  • For the electric valves, we only have the 3 inch options. We have the hub to hub # E40B-8, the hub to spigot # E40-8, or the spigot to spigot # E40A-8. If you were to convert your 1-1/2 inch to a 3 inch, we do have the double 3 inch electric valves with 3 inch hubs # E85-8 or 3 inch hubs to lug fitting # E84-8. For your slide-out seal, I assume you are referring to weather strip tape like # WS1412 which can be combined with silicone sealants like # 0160297 for extra water protection....
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  • How Long are the Wires on the Valterra EZ Valve Double Electric Waste Valves Part # E84-8
  • I went out to our warehouse to measure the Valterra EZ Valve Double Electric Waste Valves part # E84-8 for you. The wire lead on the actual valve is about 8-1/2" long whereas the wire lead on the switch is about 7' long for each valve/switch. If you just need the electric valves then we do offer them separately, the Valterra EZ Valve Electric Waste Valve part # E40-8 (3" Hub to 3" Spigot) or the Valterra EZ Valve Electric Waste Valve part # E40A-8 (3" Spigot to 3" Spigot). Unfortunately,...
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  • What is Shortest Cable Length for RV Sewer Dump Valve
  • The shortest cable length for the RV dump valves is 36 inches like the part # 34466N4AB36GM you referenced. You can loop the cable to take up the extra slack and it will work fine. The bigger the loop you can make the better as that will allow the cable to slide the easiest. We do have an electric version of this with the part # E40-8 as well.
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  • Is there a Specific Place to Get 12 Volt Power to Valterra EZ Valve Electric Waste Valve # E40-8
  • Honestly if it were me installing Valterra EZ Valve Electric Waste Valve # E40-8 I would run a new wire to the battery. If you tap into an existing 12 volt circuit the extra load on that circuit could cause a fuse, or breaker if equipped, to blow. Basically you would have to be sure that the combined power draw of the valve and whatever else may be on that circuit is within the capacity of that circuit. This particular valve pulls 2.5 amps. But as far as any 12 volt circuits that are near...
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  • Electric Waste Valve for 4 Inch Diameter Black Water Tubing
  • Are you referring to a waste valve for your black water tank? If this is the case than are you sure you have a 4" diameter tube because the industry standard size for a black water tube is 3" diameter which is what most of our waste valves are designed to work with. We do not have any 4" diameter electric waste valves but you can reduce the 4" diameter black water tube down to a 3" diameter black water tube and use one of the following: Valterra EZ Valve Electric Waste Valve part # E40A-8...
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