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Old 04-14-2010, 09:57 AM   #1
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First trip Out

This past week-end I turned the big 60, and it was our first trip out with the new Georgetown 330TS. We drove to Tunica, MS where the Casinos are, which we do every year for my BD. We had a couple of issues that were semi-major. The toilet leaks from the water supply fitting, and the hydro leaked at the manifold where all the hoses connect to the pump. I was able to fix the leak at the hydraulic pump, but could not get the toilet leak fixed. Anyone have a suggestion for the water leak? I live about 80 miles from the dealer and hate to drive all that way just for a hose leak. Also what type of fluid do I put in the hydraulic pump?
All in all we enjoyed our trip, and love the coach. Its smaller than our 5th wheel was, but we really don't miss the room.
Thanks for all the good info I have gotten from the forum over the past few weeks.
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Old 04-14-2010, 10:14 AM   #2
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The toilet sounds similar to an issue I had. In my case the supply hose was too tight which puts some stress on the plumbing fitting at the back of the toilet that caused a leak. If you can't pull any extra hose out from the cabinet, the easiest way to get at it is to take the toilet off and take some stress off the fittings by adding some hose, or an elbow worked in my case.
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Old 04-14-2010, 11:30 AM   #3
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I had the exact same problem with the toilet water supply line. How strange that it is so common. I simply added a 2" or so section of hose into the line to take the strain off it. Another thing you could do if you are so inclined is to add a "T" fitting inline with the hose and connect up a toilet sprayer (if you don't already have one) which would solve the problem and give you a sprayer. I have seen guys on other forums who have done this. This is one of my next projects in fact is to put in a sprayer.

You can find the tube and fittings an many good RV parts and supply stores. I was lucky that there was one right across the street from the RV park we were staying at when it became an issue. They even gave a discount for people staying in the park.

Oh and happy birthday by the way.
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Old 04-14-2010, 11:38 AM   #4
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If you have PEX tubing in your rig, you can pick it up at Home Depot and probably at Lowes. They have fittings called Shark Bite that just push on to the ends of the tubing to make a connection. Very easy to use.
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Old 04-14-2010, 12:09 PM   #5
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First off Happy Birthday.
We have 2 toilets, one leaked, one did not. Solution was the same as above, taking the strain off the connection. We were fortunate that there was a little bit of slack in the line inside the bulkhead to pull out. I guess who ever is connecting these toilets is trying to keep the water line straight but needs to leave just about another inch and the problem is solved.
As for what type of fluid in the Hydro Pump???? Water
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Maybe he meant Hydraulic Pump? In which case ATF with Dextron III or Mercon 5 or a blend is recommended by Lippert.
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Maybe he meant Hydraulic Pump? In which case ATF with Dextron III or Mercon 5 or a blend is recommended by Lippert.
That does make more sense than what I thought!
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Thanks for the replies. I will check the water line to toilet and see if it is to short. And yes I did mean hydraulic. Thanks.
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Thanks for the replies. I will check the water line to toilet and see if it is to short. And yes I did mean hydraulic. Thanks.
Be sure your levelers are in the up position before checking the fluid level. Otherwise it will show low and when you fill it to the full line and retract the levelers you'll over-flow. This is not from experience I actually read it in the library when we first bought our coach.
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Be sure your levelers are in the up position before checking the fluid level. Otherwise it will show low and when you fill it to the full line and retract the levelers you'll over-flow. This is not from experience I actually read it in the library when we first bought our coach.
Also make sure your slides are in if they are hydraulic.
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