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Old 03-22-2013, 08:04 PM   #1
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Water pressure from water pump

So, I am de-wintering and have filled the water tank with water and bleach and turned on the water pump switch from the control panel although I get no water coming out any faucets. Is there a master valve somewhere or an ideas??
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Are all of your winterizing switches/valves turned to the "open" side of things. I believe mine has one that redirects the pump from the FE tank tithe outside inlet.
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I am new to rv-ing and do not know where the winterizing switches/valves are to make sure they are open. What is the "FE"? I do not have it hooked up to city water, just filled the fresh water holding tank. Light on switch comes on and I heard the pump on. Now I do not hear the pump, but no water. I must be missing some switch or valve is what I think??
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Sorry, that was supposed to be FW for freshwater.

Hmm, so I'm guessing that you didn't do the winterizing.. Hmm, I don't know the Sunseekers. But, mine are in the area where my water hookups are. There are levers that control the valves.

Basically, before the water pump will be a valve that controls where the pump draws from. Do you know where the water pump is and can follow TW lines? (Usually much easier said than done!)
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I googled randomly- are there any valves near a water filter?
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If you have water in the fresh water tank and the pump is on and the city water is not connected you should hear the pump run and get water.

If not, I would suspect a 12V fuse.

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I think we had to let the water pump push the air out. It now works fine and all lines are now being sanitized. Thanks for your help!!
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Hmmm if the pump came on but then went off then that's sounds normal if the system is now pressurized. I can't think of any shutoff that would keep the water from getting to the faucets. The valves were referring to are typically near the water pump & hot water tank. 1 or 2 valves will keep water from entering the hot water tank and 1 valve will open up a link between the hot & cold water lines.

Look around your pump & hot water tank & FW tank for the valves we're referring to and let us know if you see any that don't go to the hot water tank or open a link between the hot & cold lines.

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p.s. Be careful this time of year with your hot water tank being empty and being accidentally turned on when you hookup the trailer to shore power.
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I think we had to let the water pump push the air out. It now works fine and all lines are now being sanitized. Thanks for your help!!
Ahh, yep- it takes time for water to make it from the tank to faucet!

Run the hot water a bit, too- it has to first fill the hot water tank.
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Next question now that I have it working and the valves on. Can I run the bleach water sanitizing mixture through the hot water heater or should I be bypassing it? I would prefer to run it through to clean out the system and do not know if I will cause any harm by running it through?
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