member MollysMummy, Caravanner From Lancashire one purple star [Online] Posted 16 March 2014 by MollysMummy Quote | Report ... Any help greatly appreciated, we need water!! Another possibility. Lisa Swan Thanks - we did winterize (we live in Portland, OR but it does get below freezing) and have used the rig twice since de-winterizing with no problems. http://nadrp.com/water-pump/water-pump-on-caravan-not-working.html
They say its a pressure switch system, so you need to check for a supply at the socket outlet to the pump, as suggested previously. Most likely the water heater bypass valves are in the bypass position and there is no water in the water heater. Roger Back to top #4 lottie lottie Over 100 posts Approved Member 481 posts Gender:Not Telling Location:Sussex by the Sea Posted 29 July 2009 - 09:11 am Sorry - re-read you Seems to be lots of water pressure with the pump. http://www.atlanticcaravans.co.uk/page/help-and-advice/why-wont-my-pump-work
If you mean the Water Heater often the switches are kind of hard to find. Install a new fuse and flip the switch on. guest Curtis, I have an 08 Coachmen Wyoming and when hooked up to city water pressure, with the pump off, when flushing the toilet or using the sink, you can hear the pump needs to build up pressure to shut off.
This…How to cut condensation in your 'vanPractical Motorhome reader David McVittie explains how to reduce condensation behind the seat cushions in your motorhome with a simple DIY solutionView all in category: It typically has 36 strands. waltkaiser Curtis, thanks for the quick reply, have decided to replace the pump. Truma Water Pump Not Working I am not very technical.
Tip:Since a pressure drop from a poor pipe coupling can cause a pump to ‘blip’ briefly, many owners switch off the pump at night. Water Pump Problem Started by XLesleyX , Jul 29 2009 08:25 am Please log in to reply 12 replies to this topic #1 XLesleyX XLesleyX Over 10 posts Approved Member 18 Curtis Ozonetwo, Sounds like it is pumping water, I assume you mean you hear the pump running.
They are not off and on type.
A microswitch system will have wires going up to to the taps where a pressure switch system won’t have. Surge Damper Caravan If the pump is turningat normal speed, more likely thye pressure switch in the pmp is bad. Back to top #5 matelodave matelodave Senior Member with over 5000 posts Approved Member 5,774 posts Gender:Male Location:Ely, Cambridgeshire Interests:Sailing, walking, caravanning, reading & drinking beer Posted 04 April 2012 - Ok, starting with the easy questions!
Curtis Rcruiser, I can give you some ideas but every RV is different so I have no way of knowing for sure. Most RV pumps are designed to be self priming and can draw water up from a reasonable distance. My Caravan Water Pump Not Working And you turn off the pump while driving so it doesn't flood the trailer if a faucet giggles open. Whale Water Pump Not Working Sometimes if the voltage is a bit low then the pump can't produce enough pressure to operate the pressure switch - could be caused by dirty or intermittent connections, extra drain
I've eliminated all the other possibilities of problems - if I use my drill pump, it works fine pulling water out. http://nadrp.com/water-pump/water-pump-on-rv-not-working.html charlie Curtis Thank you for your quick response… i will install that petcock at the drain hose under the carriage as you suggested. Thanks! If the new pump still produces no water at a open tap, then check for a sticking non return valve. Caravan Water Pump Air Lock
We can't seem to find it anywhere. I'd also check the water line and fittings from the tank to the "In" side of the pump. We offer our expertise on all caravan related questions... Source There may be one tiny problem: If your RV water pump is mounted like the one in my travel trailer, you may have to be a 60 lb skinny-as-a-rail contortionist to
Turned on pump. Rv Water Pump Troubleshooting Post liked! But also the operating instructions indicate the pump should be turned off before driving which leads to the question, even if the pump is turned off, there could still be pressure
I turned the pump on. Practical Motorhome's resident DIYer Nigel Hutson shows us how to fit this system, in easy-to-follow stepsMotorhome tyres: the factsHave you checked your motorhome's tyres recently? Mejc99 After filling my fresh water tank and turning on the pump. No Water In Caravan This happens continuously about every minute or so.
Still, it’s surprising how few caravanners routinely rinse out their supply containers with a purpose-made sterilising treatment. Breeze I filled fresh water tank. Common Problems include:- If you have a Pressure Switch... These have an impeller, which is like a paddle wheel and its function is to push water along the inlet pipe.
Seems there was a panel near the floor in the kitchen in that one. it seems the water pump will not prime or loses its prime over time. The best way to check this is to turn on the water pump power switch before turning on another tap in the ‘van. Under-water wonder Many of today’s UK caravans are served by a submersible pump that you lower into the supply vessel.
Any extension cords you may be using must be larger in wiring gauge than the original RV cord or you will have low voltage for sure. Probably easiest to replace the pump. When I have the switch to the pump turned on but not flowing the motor on this pump gets very very hot. It's easier to suck air than water.
It sounds likedebris might be restricting water flow to the pump. Many thanks in advance.If you think it may be the pressure switch,I have a pdf from Whale that tells you how to adjust it along with a few more helpful tips.If However, it’s not unknown for microswitch taps to be used with pressured systems (pictured, below). So, if the wires are there but not connected to anything, you have a pressured system. Back to top #10 Delvey Delvey Over 50 posts Approved Member 89 posts Gender:Male Location:Manchester Posted 04 April 2012 - 08:25 pm If its not working with electrics on then it's
plumberparts 168,003 views 2:24 Amazingly powerful 12volt water pump from a Toyota Prius ● test to 12v and solar - Duration: 5:53. Its a little white plastic thingy set into the water inlet pipe with a knurled nob on the top.3. Water pump attached to van and in aquaroll with water. If not, have you checked for 12 Volts at the pump when the switch is on?
L Back to top #8 lottie lottie Over 100 posts Approved Member 481 posts Gender:Not Telling Location:Sussex by the Sea Posted 29 July 2009 - 04:46 pm Sorry - re-read you Join for free!