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Old 06-14-2014, 11:01 PM   #1
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Up till this weekend, our trips have been dry docking. This is our first with full hookups. We've noticed the the water pressure in the shower and toilet are pretty low.
I've talked with park maintenance and they assured me there is 60 pounds of pressure where we're camped. I have a 45 pound water regulator that I attach to the incoming city water hose. Checked it with a gauge And it's working properly. No other obstructions that can be seen.
Has any other FR3 30DS owners run across this? If so, what was the problem, if found.
Appreciate the input.
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Old 06-14-2014, 11:09 PM   #2
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You could be simply feeling the difference between 55PSI and 45PSI. I know I sure could, if the park has 60PSI confirmed by your gauge then just remove the regulator. From what I've been told many times the systems are rated higher and 60PSI is fine.
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Old 06-14-2014, 11:14 PM   #3
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Up till this weekend, our trips have been dry docking. This is our first with full hookups. We've noticed the the water pressure in the shower and toilet are pretty low.
I've talked with park maintenance and they assured me there is 60 pounds of pressure where we're camped. I have a 45 pound water regulator that I attach to the incoming city water hose. Checked it with a gauge And it's working properly. No other obstructions that can be seen.
Has any other FR3 30DS owners run across this? If so, what was the problem, if found.
Appreciate the input.
Suggest remove the 45 psi regulator with this stay. Use the 60 psi shore pressure which is fine for your RV. The 45 psi test you did was with static pressure head. As soon as a full flow device like shower or kitchen faucet is open the flowrate will drop big time due to the low head difference between the supply and the load (15 psi).
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