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Old 09-20-2020, 09:47 AM   #1
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Water pump issues

Our water pump starts but just a little water comes out then it hisses and stops. One year old 21’ mini lite camper. We’ve always been hooked up to water and just found this issue.
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Old 09-20-2020, 10:30 AM   #2
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Does your fresh water tank have water in it and is the valve from the tank in the correct position? The valve may be in the "winterize" position.
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When you say it stops, are you saying the pump stops or are you saying the pump continues to run, but the hissing stops? If the latter, I would agree with cboss that your diverter valve is in the winterization/antifreeze suction position. Flip the switch on the valve and see what happens.

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When you say it stops, are you saying the pump stops or are you saying the pump continues to run, but the hissing stops? If the latter, I would agree with cboss that your diverter valve is in the winterization/antifreeze suction position. Flip the switch on the valve and see what happens.

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The water stops flowing. Where is this valve located?
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The water stops flowing. Where is this valve located?
Usually right near the input to pump. It will be on the water line from the tank.
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Thanks. I’ll check it out.
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The water stops flowing. Where is this valve located?
It would help if you posted year and model number, since valve locations vary wildly between brands and models.
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Also... do you have a ShowerMiser valve on your shower? It may be in the wrong position orcracked.
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Thanks everyone! The valve was on winterize. Appreciate the help!
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