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Old 05-25-2016, 05:47 PM   #1
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Nice to be here. This is my first post in the forum.

I got my XLR hyperlite 29HFS last Nov (2015). I am just prepping for summer- it is around 80 degrees today. I have not used the water yet.

I connected the hose and water runs fine from hose on to inside trailer. However, after I fill the tank and turn off the water, remove the hose, turn on the pumps (outside and inside), the water will not come out of the inside faucets. I can hear the pump running- just no water. I have the knob set to 'fill tank'.

I was wondering if I am missing something or if anyone had ideas before I get it serviced.
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Old 05-25-2016, 05:56 PM   #2
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It's most likely a valving issue. Make sure you don't have a valve lined up to a winterizing / antifreeze line to the pump.
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Old 05-25-2016, 06:56 PM   #3
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Check the faucets' aerators for debris, that cause blockage.
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Is the winter valve turn to the open position? To suck antifreeze from a bottle? This valve should be in the closed position in order to suck from the tank


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Old 05-25-2016, 07:10 PM   #5
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Sounds very much like the valve that allows you to draw antifreeze into your plumbing is in the incorrect position to draw water from the fresh tank. The valve is often near the pump but not always.
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Sounds very much like the valve that allows you to draw antifreeze into your plumbing is in the incorrect position to draw water from the fresh tank. The valve is often near the pump but not always.


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What everybody else says + check the little screen filter by the pump sometimes they can suck air so make sure it's tight
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Old 05-25-2016, 09:28 PM   #8
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I had the same problem not long ago. The diaphragm on my pump had failed. I replaced it with the same model ordered through Amazon. I had running water within 5 seconds with the new pump. I sent the old pump back to manufacturer and they replaced it under warranty. I now carry a spare.


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Old 05-26-2016, 11:20 PM   #9
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thanks for the comments

I am going to check into the valve thing

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Hello

Nice to be here. This is my first post in the forum.

I got my XLR hyperlite 29HFS last Nov (2015). I am just prepping for summer- it is around 80 degrees today. I have not used the water yet.

I connected the hose and water runs fine from hose on to inside trailer. However, after I fill the tank and turn off the water, remove the hose, turn on the pumps (outside and inside), the water will not come out of the inside faucets. I can hear the pump running- just no water. I have the knob set to 'fill tank'.

I was wondering if I am missing something or if anyone had ideas before I get it serviced.
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Old 05-27-2016, 06:32 AM   #10
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The knob/valve set to "fill tank" sounds incorrect to me. It seems that this setting would allow air to be sucked into the system which should cause the pump to be ineffective.
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