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Old 10-13-2014, 05:55 PM   #1
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Water filter bowl popping off

Hi, I went to winterize today and had a problem with the water filter filter bowl popping off. I tried it 3 times and even used the wrench to tighten it. Anyone else have this problem? This is the factory installed PUR water filter system. HELP!
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Old 10-13-2014, 06:23 PM   #2
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Old 10-13-2014, 06:27 PM   #3
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Hi, I went to winterize today and had a problem with the water filter filter bowl popping off. I tried it 3 times and even used the wrench to tighten it. Anyone else have this problem? This is the factory installed PUR water filter system. HELP!
I recommend you do a SEARCH for 'water filter' and see how many others have this issue - and - see how they overcame.
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My TT is still under warranty. I will let my dealer know.


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Good Luck with that....do a search in here and you will see how much of a nightmare that filter is....suggest you do like so many of have done....remove it, splice in a new piece of pex pipe and call it a day...go with an outside filter so if it leaks it leaks outside.
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Old 10-13-2014, 07:09 PM   #6
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Removed mine before it had a chance to pop.

If you don't have a crimp tool for PEX, two Sharkbites will do.

http://m.homedepot.com/p/SharkBite-1...LFA/202270492/
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Removed mine before it had a chance to pop.

If you don't have a crimp tool for PEX, two Sharkbites will do.

SharkBite, 1/2 in. Brass Push-Fit Straight Coupling, U008LFA at The Home Depot - Mobile
While you are at HD look this over as well as the replacement filters.
DuPont Valve-in-head Whole House Water Filtration System-WFPF38001C at The Home Depot

And then buy this or something like it, build one if you want.

http://www.waterfilters.net/assets/i...tand-15460.jpg

Bottom line is get the filter out of you unit.
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^^^ what Ford said...

Also, the filters for the factory system are from what I understand, very pricy.

And what do you figure might freeze first if a cold snap catches you off guard?

Investing in a 1/2" crimper isn't a bad idea. I already had mine, but they aren't too much, and I carry some couplers and 90's and T's with me just in case. I don't like the cinch type but that's just me. The full ring crimp type, you can get a go-no go gauge real cheap to check your work.
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^^^ what Ford said...

Also, the filters for the factory system are from what I understand, very pricy.

And what do you figure might freeze first if a cold snap catches you off guard?

Investing in a 1/2" crimper isn't a bad idea. I already had mine, but they aren't too much, and I carry some couplers and 90's and T's with me just in case. I don't like the cinch type but that's just me. The full ring crimp type, you can get a go-no go gauge real cheap to check your work.
Or just use Shark Bites...work very slick...the way the plumbing is on alot of these RV's, you will be very challenged to get a crimper into alot of those tight places, let alone having room to work.
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I removed ours during our first evening camping in it, just needed a 1/2" PVC coupler. With all the problems I'd read about the filters I wouldn't have slept well with it installed.
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