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Old 06-06-2014, 10:16 PM   #1
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loading water from city connection water going straight to drain. have water at faucets but none in tanks. PLs help I was hoping to actual vacation this weekend not work on this dang trailer again.
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Old 06-06-2014, 10:34 PM   #2
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You won't fill your tanks with the city water connection. There should be a white screw off cap about 1 1/2 inches diameter that you fill the tanks with. Turn on the water pump to get water from the tank to faucets/toilet.
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Old 06-06-2014, 10:42 PM   #3
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yup, what Wiscampsin said. If that doesn't help, try taking and posting a pic of your water hookups. Secondly, male sure the low point drains are closed as well as the fw tank drain.
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Old 06-06-2014, 10:52 PM   #4
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Sounds like he hooked up the black tank flush thinking it was city water connection on mine they are side by side easy to get mixed up. My water tank fill is at the back of my trailer by itself and has a screw on cap.
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loading water from city connection water going straight to drain. have water at faucets but none in tanks. PLs help I was hoping to actual vacation this weekend not work on this dang trailer again.
The city connection is for water.....from the city (or public connection). If you are camping at a campground that has a water connection at the campsite (many many do), then you just need to hook up to the city connection for all your unlimited water needs. However, all the water you send down your drains, either from showering, washing, or flushing the toilet, will fill up the black and grey water tanks accordingly.

You only need to ever fill the RV's water reservoir tank, if you are camping where there will be no access to water at the campsite (aka boondocking, dry camping). When you are at these kind of places, then you will pump water from your RV's reservoir tank (using the RV's water pump) to supply your needs.......but are always going to be limited to the amount of water you placed in the reservoir to begin with.

Unless you are camping at a place without water, you needn't ever bother with the water reservoir or pump.
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Old 06-07-2014, 06:25 AM   #6
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The city connection is for water.....from the city (or public connection). If you are camping at a campground that has a water connection at the campsite (many many do), then you just need to hook up to the city connection for all your unlimited water needs. However, all the water you send down your drains, either from showering, washing, or flushing the toilet, will fill up the black and grey water tanks accordingly.

You only need to ever fill the RV's water reservoir tank, if you are camping where there will be no access to water at the campsite (aka boondocking, dry camping). When you are at these kind of places, then you will pump water from your RV's reservoir tank (using the RV's water pump) to supply your needs.......but are always going to be limited to the amount of water you placed in the reservoir to begin with.

Unless you are camping at a place without water, you needn't ever bother with the water reservoir or pump.
understand the basics that you discribed but you can hear water water rushing underneath the rv i had to rig a hose just to capture it. Its free flowing like I have a valve close some where but dont know of one
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Old 06-07-2014, 06:28 AM   #7
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Post what type of RV you have: year, mfg, model etc.....it will help
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understand the basics that you discribed but you can hear water water rushing underneath the rv i had to rig a hose just to capture it. Its free flowing like I have a valve close some where but dont know of one
Is water running out on the ground or is it going into your holding tank?
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its running on the ground. Of course with the water valve on Im still getting water to the faucets and hotwater tank but its also running on the ground. It may be as simple as replacing the drain cap but I was looking for something big.
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