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Old 07-21-2014, 06:00 PM   #1
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Water Pressure Regulator

Does anyone know the max city water pressure a Sunseeker can handle with out doing damage.
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Old 07-21-2014, 07:28 PM   #2
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150 psig. That's what the water heater relief valve opens at. If the water heats up when no water is being used the expansion will raise the pressure until the relief valve starts to weep. That's less than 150 but close. It happens often with us and never had damage.
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Thanks for your input.
I was referring to the max. pressure of the plumbing inside the RV can handle. (pipes & connections)
Water pressure at campgrounds vary greatly, so I purchased a regulator that attaches to the campground site water supply.
Looking for a safe max. setting to use.
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While there are lots of opinions on this subject, I set my adjustable at 50psi and have plenty of water pressure and have had no issues.

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The entire cold and hot water systems are at the same pressure as the water heater. The fresh water pump and city water connections have check valves so high pressure in the coach plumbing does not push water backwards.

50 psig is a good setting but the system can and does experience 150 psig.
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