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Old 09-11-2012, 03:46 PM   #1
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I'm having a little problem with low water pressure in the shower. I have a 2012 23ss. Sink pressure seems fine, it's just the shower. I use the pressure regulator provided from the dealer attached to the faucet. The regulator seems to be working fine. I tried it briefly without the regulator and had good pressure. I don't want to use unregulated pressure for fear of damaging the campers plumbing. I was wondering if you have suggestions.
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Old 09-11-2012, 04:07 PM   #2
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Debris in shower head ?
Cheap pressure regulator ?

10 years never used a regulator.
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Old 09-11-2012, 04:45 PM   #3
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A good pressure regulator does not restrict flow, just pressure. Try a Watts 263A,(stainless version would be my choice) and then get an Oxygenics shower head and you will think you have a different trailer.
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Most of your plumbing in the new campers are now pecks tubing and will with stand a lot of pressure. I wouldn't use a regulator and I never have I think it is just a way for the dealer to make more money if they sell them. Take it off and enjoy the pressure just my opinion. Also if you take the shower head off and remove the reducer that is inline you will get better flow also.
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Old 09-11-2012, 04:53 PM   #5
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We've never used a regulator either. Get an Oxygenics shower head. You'll be amazed at the pressure.
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Old 09-11-2012, 08:49 PM   #6
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most of the time, issues like yours, are because of debris in the reducer. especially when it's isolated to one place.
as others have said, toss the junky shower head and get an Oxygenics. one of the best loved mods on any RV.
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most of the time, issues like yours, are because of debris in the reducer. especially when it's isolated to one place.
as others have said, toss the junky shower head and get an Oxygenics. one of the best loved mods on any RV.
X2 - I had a similar problem and it was hose debris in the bathroon sink faucet.
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X3 oxygenics shower head
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Old 09-13-2012, 04:54 PM   #9
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Ok, thanks folks. Looks like I'm going to get a new shower head and ditch the regulator. Thanks everyone for the advice.
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Old 09-13-2012, 05:28 PM   #10
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I can't explain the difference the Oxygenetics makes. I have a regulator on mine but I set it for 60 PSI. I used to have the cheap one the dealer threw in and it was night and day. My wife now likes the shower in our camper better than at home.
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