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Old 09-08-2012, 08:38 PM   #1
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Question About the Outside Shower

We have the Solera 24M. It has the outside shower with the coiled hose and nozzle end. It has a quick connect end on it, but it doesn't turn on when connected. Is there a valve inside somewhere to turn it on? Maybe a turn on/off to winterize it that's in the off position? Or does the fresh water tank need to be full to use it? We were on city water which should have worked? It has the Arctic Package if that makes a difference.
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Old 09-08-2012, 09:04 PM   #2
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Make sure you have the quick disconnect completely plugged in - it is VERY tight and hard to fully connect. If plugged in properly - make sure the nozzle is open.
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Old 09-08-2012, 09:25 PM   #3
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Make sure you have the quick disconnect completely plugged in - it is VERY tight and hard to fully connect. If plugged in properly - make sure the nozzle is open.
As far as we can tell, it was completely plugged in. Husband doesn't want to force it any further - he doesn't like the pressure that puts on the plastic line. Who knows where that goes to? Our bathroom is in the back and we looked under the sink and shower but couldn't see where it joins to the water line. We don't want the 'outside shower' to suddenly be under the unit due to a broken pipe! Thanks for your reply!
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I find I can more easily get it on with the water turned off, pressure released (open an inside faucet after turning off the water), and the metal release ring pulled back to the "release" position. You are pushing against the water pressure when you push the hose quick disconnect in; the release ring helps relieve pressure from the locks that hold the disconnect "in" when it is engaged. Good Luck!
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Old 09-08-2012, 10:56 PM   #5
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Thanks I'll try that tomorrow
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Old 09-10-2012, 08:18 PM   #6
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Hi,

Are you sure it is an outside shower and not a rinse hose for the.grey and black water. Also, do you know if the water supplied from the hot or cold side. Cold might not be to comfortable.
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Cold

On mine it is only a cold water faucet.
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I am assuming it is cold only as there are no faucets, so I believe it's just for rinsing off the hose. Or gloves. Or boots. Or whatever!
I didn't get a chance to work on it today, but I will tomorrow. I just don't want to force it but will try it tomorrow with the water turned off as JLeising suggested
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