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Old 01-09-2016, 11:07 AM   #11
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Is there enough water in fresh water tank? Don't rely on indicators. I would put more water in it and test again.
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Old 01-09-2016, 11:09 AM   #12
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As I understand a running pump with no pressure build up indicates a leak.

Have you located a leak/s?
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Old 01-09-2016, 12:22 PM   #13
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OK, so I added more water to FW tank and turned the pump on. No pump! Turned a faucet on and apparently still had some city water pressure in the system. Drained that and turned the pump back on and it started running but still no pressure build up. Checking all around for leaks but so far found none. Checked the fuse again, still OK. Is there a diaphragm or something that could be bad or is it a pump replace? Appreciate your help so far and one good thing out of this- I found the pump and the guts behind the furnace and wh. Lots of sawdust too
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Old 01-09-2016, 01:51 PM   #14
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Are you located where it could have froze and crack input line or strainer from fresh water tank? The pump is usually a Shurflo diaphragm pump......either pump is bad, input line is blocked or air is getting in the input line.....check strainer before pump for debris or if cracked....also make sure battery voltage is 12 volts and more for pump to operate properly....
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Thanks, I'll check the hose before the pump. I am on shore power with good fuses so is it OK to assume I have 12v at the pump?
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Well if pump is running as you said in post #10 then you do have voltage at the pump but it might be low. So just check voltage at battery with multimeter to confirm you have at least 12 volts.......
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Old 01-10-2016, 07:26 AM   #17
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Thanks, I'll check the hose before the pump. I am on shore power with good fuses so is it OK to assume I have 12v at the pump?
Where you live by now you/someone should have Winterized! since you didnt know where the Pump was located,maybe whoever Did the Winterizing left the Valve turned for that? Regardless how much water is in the F/W tank the Pump will NOT draw from tank! Youroo!!
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Old 01-10-2016, 07:31 AM   #18
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Agree with youroo that there could be a valve still turned off from winterizing.
I have had a pump fail before, but when it did, it just wouldn't run at all.
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Where you live by now you/someone should have Winterized! since you didnt know where the Pump was located,maybe whoever Did the Winterizing left the Valve turned for that? Regardless how much water is in the F/W tank the Pump will NOT draw from tank! Youroo!!
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Old 01-10-2016, 07:49 PM   #20
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On the inlet side of the pump is a strainer/wire screen filter device. NO TOOLS on this thin plastic, just screw it off with your hand and determine if it's clogged. Check the gasket and reinstall.
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