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Old 05-16-2010, 10:41 PM   #1
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No Water Pressure

Took our 2010 Rockwood Roo out for the first time this year and found that we have very little water pressure from both the kitchen sink faucet and the bathroom sink faucet. We have full pressure from both the inside and outside showers. We were not using the water pump as we were hooked up to a external water source. We took off the water pressure regulator and the water filter. Nothing seemed to work. Any Ideas for troubleshooting this would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 05-16-2010, 11:18 PM   #2
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Check the aerators on both faucets. That's the thing that falls out when you unscrew the end of the faucet where the water comes out. Make sure to catch the parts in order, and get the rubber seals back right, and tighten well when you put them back in. Also check for a water filter that would filter the faucet water but not the shower water, called under counter filter.
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Old 05-16-2010, 11:43 PM   #3
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I would suspect the water inlet valve. There is a check valve in the city water inlet and if it isn't opening all the way then it would reduce pressure.
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Old 05-17-2010, 09:21 AM   #4
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If it was the inlet check valve, wouldn't that reduce pressure to the whole camper? Original post claims showers are fine.
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Old 05-17-2010, 10:18 AM   #5
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Mine had bits of plastic in the faucet aerator that caused that problem. I'm guessing from the cutting on the tanks and hoses upon installation. Randy
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Old 05-17-2010, 12:51 PM   #6
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You say you only used your city hook up.
Try the pump. If you still have low pressure my bet would be the faucets.
Check the aerators but my guess is the facets themselves.
You will find that these new faucets are not serviceable.

We took delivery of a new Sierra 5er 2 months ago & had a flow rate of ½ gal per 2 mins @ the faucet on city water & pump.

I did various test. Handed it back to the dealer & it just so happen they had new FR park model unit in for the same warranty problem.

They ordered new kitchen faucets from FR @ $20 a piece but no improvement.

I went over to Home Depot & bought a new residential kitchen faucet with removable sprayer for $130. They installed it & the pressure was great.
Repeated with the bathroom & all is good.

FR was great & agreed to reimburse for the Home Depot faucet. I just took a store credit & had it spent before I left that day.
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Old 05-19-2010, 11:31 PM   #7
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Thank you all for the great feedback and advice. Turns out we had styrofoam pieces (from construction) in the lines and they ended up lodged behind the areators in both sinks. Heading back out again in two weeks.
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Check the aerators on both faucets.
Good catch!!
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