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Old 07-04-2013, 01:01 AM   #1
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Shurflo pump leaking

First post here. I just bought a 2003 Sandpiper. Everything seemed good till I got to my camping destination. I have a water leak at the Shurflo pump. It is leaking between the plastic and metal housings. So question is can I buy this and fix it, or do I need a brand new pump.
SHURflo 94-236-08 Replacement Pump Head for 200 and 2088 Pump : Amazon.com : Automotive

ShurFlo 2088-403-144 is the model that I have.

Also the gasket is bad I believe on my water filtration system. Water is getting up into the thread area and seeping out. I think I just need a new gasket. So question is are there any other filtration systems that can be used that might be cheaper than the Waterpur system???

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Old 07-04-2013, 08:07 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum!

From what you describe, you should be able to fix by replacing the pump head only. You should also buy a new strainer for the suction side of the pump.

The Waterpur water filter canister is sealed with an 'O' ring...you my find a replacement if it's damaged at a plumbing supply store.

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Old 07-04-2013, 08:44 AM   #3
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The water filter may be leaking due to dirt, sand or sediment on the o-ring. Try removing and cleaning all the mating surfaces and o-ring and reinstall. I have a sand issue at home and have similar filter. If sand gets on the o-ring it will leak every time!
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Old 07-06-2013, 07:05 PM   #4
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So after changing the o ring several times I still had a leak. I ended up taking the whole filter housing mount off and it turns out the housing was cracked. So I replaced it and now there is no more leak. I also just bought a Shurflo Revolution pump and no more leaks. Thanks
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