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Old 09-15-2015, 07:22 PM   #11
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I would guess it would be located near the sink. Easier to run a short water line and a longer electrical wire vs. short electrical wire and long water line.
For example, mine is located directly below the sink.
And it lasted a little over one year.
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Old 09-15-2015, 07:30 PM   #12
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I pulled the cover on the bench seat, switch is below it. I see two wires from switch which seem to disappear below the floor after leaving the electrical panel next to it.
I will look under sink next. There is a water line with a stubby filter, marked ShurFlo and the pump is enclosed there behind 8 x8 in panels stapled together. I will ask my son to come over, search for a vent hole outside the camper in case there is a vacuum lock somewhere. The flow is still a trickle tapering to nothing. I will look for a tester to keep on hand. I really am getting too old for thus stuff! Never did like electrical stuff, though I used to be good with drywall, kitchen remodel, etc 10 + years ago.
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Old 09-15-2015, 07:58 PM   #13
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I found a digital analog multimeter on Amazon for $16.00. Is this good enough? Got great reviews. I would hope directions are included as I wouldn't know what setting to use for DC.
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1.Accurately measures current, voltage, resistance, and more
2.Backlit LCD with large digits for visibility in dimly lit areas
3.Includes 9V battery and pair of test leads
4.Small size for portability - Perfect for use while on the go
5.Displays results quickly with 2-3 readings per second update speed

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DC Voltage: 200mV/2000mV/20V/200V/500V; (0.5%+2)
AC Voltage: 200V/500V; (1.2%+10)
DC Current: 2000μA/20mA/200mA/10A; (1%+2)
Resistance: 200Ω/2000Ω/20KΩ/200KΩ/20MΩ/200MΩ (0.8%+2)
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Old 09-16-2015, 08:27 AM   #14
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Water pump not working

DobeFanatic, if your unit is the same as the A122S I had, your water pump is on the floor, under the sink, right up front by the cabinet door. Easy to reach. Good luck!

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Old 09-16-2015, 11:10 AM   #15
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DobeFanatic, if your unit is the same as the A122S I had, your water pump is on the floor, under the sink, right up front by the cabinet door. Easy to reach. Good luck!
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Kdot- when you turn on the pump, can you hear anything right away?

Then when you run water, what if anything do you hear?

My battery hookup is good, everything battery works, except pump. I don't hear a thing when I flip the switch. I don't want to pull cover on pump if not necessary as it is very difficult with a lumbar fusion to work down on the floor.
Also, wonder if there is a vent on the reserve water tank that may be could affect water flow/vacuum etc. ?

If I pull the pump to clean it, should I disconnect battery first or just leave the switch off?

When you test the pump from under sink, does the whole thing have to come out? Or can you see positive, negative at open door to test?
Was it hard to get the cover back on the pump area?
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Old 09-16-2015, 01:34 PM   #16
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There may be a fuse for the pump. You will need to look at the pump wiring to see if there is a fuse on the wiring. You will also be able to tell with a multimeter if the pump is getting voltage or not at the positive and negative connectors.
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Old 09-16-2015, 01:43 PM   #17
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OK, after I spent $39 for Klein multimeter, took probe to camper, turned on pump, opened door under sink and I hear a light hum, like a low fan, though the probe does not indicate power near the wiring, go figure. But, still no more than a drip from each faucet. So... why with full reserve, no water?
I crawled under the camper. OMG, released water tap, definitely water in tank. Looked at the lines nearby. One is clear but has moldy gunk in it. Looks like a fitting that would be released by crimping with pliers to flush that out. Upper end of the line appears to be clear water, but lower end has gunk in it. Whaddya think? Could I crimp the metal band to pull off line to drain it?
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Old 09-16-2015, 02:13 PM   #18
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Some what confused by your no power near the wiring comment here. You have to make contact with the copper wiring to read the voltage with the multi-meter. So it sounds like you may be using a small ac circuit alerting tester that will light and buzz when in the close proximity to AC voltage. This type of tested will not show the presence of DC.

So if the pump is humming I would say it does have DC power.
Therefore I would check in the following order.
1. Is the strainer clogged with debris.
2. Is the inlet tubing/plumbing sucking is air at plumbing connections (vacume leak).
3. Is the inlet/outlet plumbing severely restricted or kinked? Restrictive valves.
4. For debris in pump inlet/outlet valves or swollen/dry valves.

Good luck and happy hunting.
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Where are these things? I see a little screw on filter about 1.5 in deep with screen near the pump, few drips of water when unscrewed but otherwise looks clean..
Clear tubing near reserve tank with slimy looking debris in it, but wonder if I can remove the band holding it in place with pliers?
If that doesn't fix it, can I take apart the pump to clean the diaphragm easily, or not?
1. Is the strainer clogged with debris.
2. Is the inlet tubing/plumbing sucking is air at plumbing connections (vacume leak).
3. Is the inlet/outlet plumbing severely restricted or kinked? Restrictive valves.
4. For debris in pump inlet/outlet valves or swollen/dry valves.
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Old 09-16-2015, 02:28 PM   #20
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Yes the little screw on filter with screen near the pump is the strainer I was speaking about. When you remove this unless you have a shut off valve you should have the head pressure of the full water tank at the filter. If you see slimy looking debris in the intake line I would bet this is your problem. You should be able to remove the hose with a pair of pliers as you stated.
If that does not work yes you can take the pump diaphragm apart and clean and or check that.
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