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Old 11-28-2016, 08:55 PM   #1
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Water pump inoperative

Cedar creek 38 fb2 - full tank - pump runs but seems weak - no water at any faucet. Happened suddenly.
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Old 11-28-2016, 09:05 PM   #2
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What's the charge level of your battery?
Are your LED lights bright or dim?
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Old 11-28-2016, 09:10 PM   #3
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Did you check the small filter that is just in front of the water pump? My rig has a small strainer similar to the aerator on a sink faucet. It could have plugged up.
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Old 11-28-2016, 09:31 PM   #4
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I burned out my water pump by stupidly leaving the pump on when breaking camp. As I had a full water tank, I opened the drain for the trip home. Pump ran dry, and no longer worked. Water pump switch in the cabinet under the sink is easy to forget - $65 for my forgetfulness. I disconnected the inlet plumbing and replaced with a piece of hose into a bucket to make sure I had no vacuum leaks, and confirm pump was shot.

When I installed the replacement, I couldn't get it to work either. Turned out I had cross-threaded the inlet filter connection (and had a suction vacuum leak). Got it correctly threaded and installed - and all was good.

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Old 11-28-2016, 09:31 PM   #5
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Battery is up -bright leds
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Old 11-28-2016, 09:38 PM   #6
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Sounds like air leak, check suction strainer, screwed and clamped fittings leading to fw tank.
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Old 11-28-2016, 11:38 PM   #7
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Water tank filling when connected to city water

I have a 2014 heritage Glenn 312qbud bunk house. My fresh water tank is filling up slowly over a day or so when connected to city water at a campground. Eventually the overflow begins to release water until I shut off the city water and use my pump until the tank is dry. I have read a check valve in the pump itself could be causin this? Also I cannot find the water pump, can anyone enlighten me? Do I have to remove the sealed bottom to find it? Any advice would be greatly appreciated...
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Old 11-28-2016, 11:47 PM   #8
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I don't know your trailer. But, if the pump is not accessible from outside, it is probably behind a panel in one of your cabinets. The back panel in many cabinets are intended to be removable, may need to undo a couple of screws. I've also heard of them being under a bed. It will not be inside the sealed bottom.
Hopefully, someone with your model trailer will chime in with a location. Do you recall where you heard the pump when it was running?
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Old 11-29-2016, 01:12 AM   #9
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I don't know your trailer. But, if the pump is not accessible from outside, it is probably behind a panel in one of your cabinets. The back panel in many cabinets are intended to be removable, may need to undo a couple of screws. I've also heard of them being under a bed. It will not be inside the sealed bottom.
Hopefully, someone with your model trailer will chime in with a location. Do you recall where you heard the pump when it was running?
yea it sounds like it's behind the refrigerator or possibly behind the pantry? I have an access door under the bathtub and I see the water lines, but no pump. I will check in back of cabinets.
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