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Old 05-21-2015, 03:56 PM   #1
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Water is coming out of my fresh water fill

Left yesterday with an empty fresh water tank and when I arrived at the campsite hooked up to city water. 24 hours later water started to leak out of my fresh water fill. Can someone tell me what is wrong that water from the city water inlet is entering my fresh water tank? Is there a check valve someplace that may have broken? Thanks for any help.
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Old 05-21-2015, 04:24 PM   #2
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Your check valve internal to water pump is leaking. Disconnect city water, turn pump on open cold faucet for one minute. Stop water pump (turn off) reconnect city water and hopefully it sealed. If still leaking try a few more times. If it does not fix, then either new pump or check valve kit or add check valve to output line of water pump.....


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Thanks Fonzie. I did that initially after I discovered the leak and it hasn't leaked since. I'm usually hooked up to city water so the pump doesn't get much use. Maybe it needed some "exercise".
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Old 05-21-2015, 05:02 PM   #4
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Thanks Fonzie. I did that initially after I discovered the leak and it hasn't leaked since. I'm usually hooked up to city water so the pump doesn't get much use. Maybe it needed some "exercise".
Thanks Lloydg, for letting people know the results, so many don't....
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Old 05-22-2015, 03:40 PM   #5
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Same thing happened to me and Fonzie's formula will fix that kind of problem. Fonzie for President!!!
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Thanks again, Fonzie. No leaks overnight. Your formula worked just fine.
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Old 05-27-2015, 07:34 PM   #7
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Pressure regulator

Are you using a pressure regulator? I was just up in Memphis, where the pressure is 90. I always have a 45-50 regulator in line with the hose. Seems like a good safety factor.
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Yes, I'm using a regulator. The problem was what Fonzie suspected. A stuck check valve on the output side of the water pump.
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