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Old 03-21-2015, 08:01 PM   #11
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The water pump pumps water FROM the tank not into it.
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Old 03-21-2015, 08:04 PM   #12
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Then how does it replenish


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Old 03-21-2015, 08:06 PM   #13
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With a water hose hooked to a spigot at your house or camp ground.


Check your docking station for a spot labeled tank.
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Old 03-21-2015, 08:58 PM   #14
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There are many variables for this, but our pump would run every few seconds (new Vibe). Disassembled the pump and found bits of plastic in the valves. This allowed water to bleed back past the one-way valves. Cleaned, reassembled, and problem solved.
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If i'm understanding this, the pump won't fill your tank - IT ONLY PULLS WATER from tank. Should be an outside fill where you just use a garden hose to fill, as nothing needs to be attached to trailer to do this. It's just a gravity fill.
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Old 03-21-2015, 09:21 PM   #16
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david345, on your 2012 Rockwood 2608SS, I think the fresh water tank fill is located on the drivers side back corner above the rear storage compartment door. It will be a larger white screw-on cap. You have to manually fill the fresh water tank and then the pump will pump from that tank.

The winterizing valve that Flybob is talking about would be a valve for the antifreeze inlet. I think your trailer has an antifreeze inlet just forward of the fresh water fill. It should be labeled. You connect a short hose from the antifreeze inlet into a jug of antifreeze. When that valve is open, the pump will suck antifreeze into the water lines from the jug of antifreeze. Without a hose stuck into an antifreeze jug, it will suck air into the water lines.
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Thanks for your responses. Everything works fine on city water. But when unhooked and fresh water tank full the pump runs continuously but only air and little water. I am going to remove the pump tomorrow and take it apart and clean.


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Sorry eariler I said the pump won't fill the tank. What I meant to say is that it won't fill the hot water tank


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Do you know about the bypass valves on the water heater and how they should be set?
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No I am not familiar with them. On another post someone had a photo that was like mine and they pointed out a bypass valve that should be closed. I closed it but same results


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