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Old 08-01-2016, 07:29 AM   #11
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We do the same thing. No problem at all. Never had a issue with using both. Often just turn it on for showers in the morning.
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Old 08-01-2016, 11:47 AM   #12
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Update - checked around Tampa for RV repair and no one has opening to check it out. Headed directly to campground next week so were panicking because we won't have water. Any suggestions on how to check to see what or where or why the water is leaking? Again - the fresh water tank won't fill (or VERY SLOWLY) while water is hooked up to water at RV park. Move hose to city water and turn on water pump - have water inside rv but water is pouring out of overflow valve. Looked under RV and just see where water is dripping onto the black tanks then to the floor then out the overflow valve. Any suggestions would be appreciated!
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Old 08-01-2016, 11:57 AM   #13
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Find a "Mobile RV Technician" that will come to your location.

Here's a Google link for you"

http://www.yellowpages.com/tampa-fl/mobile-rv-repair
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We are Good Sam members but called them and they said that their mobile technician does not cover water issues.
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Update - checked around Tampa for RV repair and no one has opening to check it out. Headed directly to campground next week so were panicking because we won't have water. Any suggestions on how to check to see what or where or why the water is leaking? Again - the fresh water tank won't fill (or VERY SLOWLY) while water is hooked up to water at RV park. Move hose to city water and turn on water pump - have water inside rv but water is pouring out of overflow valve. Looked under RV and just see where water is dripping onto the black tanks then to the floor then out the overflow valve. Any suggestions would be appreciated!
What do you mean the "overflow valve?" If you are referring to the tank overflow valve, then the tank may be full and you have a bad check valve in the water pump. If this fails, the city water will be able to flow backwards through the pump and will fill the water tank...and then begin to overflow the water tank. This is not an uncommon occurrence and sometimes dirt or other debris can clog the valve and keep it from closing under the city water pressure.

running water through the pump "may" clear the debris if that is all it is.
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We are Good Sam members but called them and they said that their mobile technician does not cover water issues.
Check out the "link" in my post above!!!!!
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Is that a blanket statement, "You should not have the water pump on when connected to city water."?
Yes It may occasionally work, but you should only use one of the two systems. If the pressure is too low, fill the water tank and use the water pump.
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Using both won't hurt anything, but it will drain your tank eventually. If the city water has enough pressure the pump won't come on at all since it has a pressure switch.
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Old 08-01-2016, 06:34 PM   #19
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Happened to me just 4 days ago. We're 2 months into our 5 month trip out west here in Colorado and did the usual hookup of utilities. And water started gushing all over from the bottom. Got lucky. The fitting that you attach the city water had become 'unscrewed' on the inside. So I took out the 3 screws exposing the inside of this fitting and simply retightened it to the nipple on the inside. Problem solved. It also caused some electrical shorts that were immediately remedied once it dried out. I opened up all the underneath hatches and aired out the basement. Turned out my mattress was wet too so we aired that out as well. I guess water sprayed upward. Dodged a big big bullet.
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Update - checked around Tampa for RV repair and no one has opening to check it out. Headed directly to campground next week so were panicking because we won't have water. Any suggestions on how to check to see what or where or why the water is leaking? Again - the fresh water tank won't fill (or VERY SLOWLY) while water is hooked up to water at RV park. Move hose to city water and turn on water pump - have water inside rv but water is pouring out of overflow valve. Looked under RV and just see where water is dripping onto the black tanks then to the floor then out the overflow valve. Any suggestions would be appreciated!
Again - the fresh water tank won't fill (or VERY SLOWLY) while water is hooked up to water at RV park.
You shouldn't have ANY water going into the fresh water tank while on city water. there is a check valve that keeps the two systems separate.

Move hose to city water and turn on water pump - have water inside rv but water is pouring out of overflow valve.Which overflow valve? Are you sure you are not talking about the fresh water tank fill neck and breather?

Do you know where you fill the fresh water tank?

Looked under RV and just see where water is dripping onto the black tanks then to the floor then out the overflow valve
What is the overflow valve you are talking about hooked to
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