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Old 08-28-2014, 07:51 PM   #1
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HW296 Switch?

What does this on/off switch on the left do?

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Old 08-28-2014, 08:23 PM   #2
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Hmmm. Where is that switch? I think it might be the water pump switch for your fresh water. I think that because the hot water switch should NOT be by the front door. It should be within the unit for safety.

You should have a master on/off switch by the door for lights and fan.

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Old 08-28-2014, 08:46 PM   #3
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Vin,

Yeah those switches are are located near the floor near the tv cabinet. I think your right it may be the water pump switch.


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Go ahead and turn it on. It will not hurt it to run it dry for a bit as it is a self priming pump. You should hear it turn on. then kill it.
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Old 08-28-2014, 09:05 PM   #5
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The left if the water pump. DONT run it dry you can burn up the pump. You only need to turn it on if you have water in the fresh tank and ur not connected to a water supply.
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Old 08-28-2014, 09:17 PM   #6
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True Kinma. Do not run it long. It will not hurt to kick it on. But if you do not feel comfortable then just wait until you winterize to test it out.

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Old 08-28-2014, 09:21 PM   #7
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I wouldn't run it dry either to prevent potential problems. In my unit the pump is located behind the rats nest of wires behind the converter.

I'm not sure how to do the yearly maintenance on the pump to clean the pre filter. It's a tight hole to work in and I don't like the thought of electrical so close to water.


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Yeah pill billy FR decided to install the water filter in the same location as all the electric. Filter is right beside circuit n fuse panel.
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I'm not so worried about the water filter. Behind the WFCO converter/distribution panel is the water pump. The pump has a pre filter that requires annual maintenance per the owner's manual. There are a zillion wires back there is a huge mess.


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didnt read that pill billy thank you ill have to look into that pre filter. yeah i dont even use the filter i have a filter on the white hose and i use that same hose to fill the fresh tank. in the spring i plan on figuring out how to bypass the filter cause water fills up the canister and then sits untill i use the tank again.
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