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Old 05-17-2021, 09:16 PM   #1
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Location of water pump

We are camping for the first time this spring and the water pump is not working properly. Not much pressure and wouldn't turn off after using water. It sounds like it is going to die now. We are having trouble locating the water pump in our 2020 Sabre Cobalt 270RL. My husband blew out the lines for winterizing just as he did with our previous 5th wheel that we owned for 8 years. I have not been able to find a plumbing diagram of our camper. Would appreciate any help you can give us.
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Old 05-18-2021, 06:36 AM   #2
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We are camping for the first time this spring and the water pump is not working properly. Not much pressure and wouldn't turn off after using water. It sounds like it is going to die now. We are having trouble locating the water pump in our 2020 Sabre Cobalt 270RL. My husband blew out the lines for winterizing just as he did with our previous 5th wheel that we owned for 8 years. I have not been able to find a plumbing diagram of our camper. Would appreciate any help you can give us.

Water pump is normally located behind the docking station in your RV basement storage. You'll have to unscrew and remove the panels directly behind the docking station to get access to the water lines and the pump.
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Old 05-18-2021, 07:42 AM   #3
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Thank you....found the water pump just before reading your reply
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Old 05-18-2021, 07:49 AM   #4
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Problem resolved

Found the pump but think we just had a lot of air in one of the lines. It was a simple solution! At least we learned how to get to the "works" of the camper!!
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Found the pump but think we just had a lot of air in one of the lines. It was a simple solution! At least we learned how to get to the "works" of the camper!!
Great news. Thanks for coming back and sharing.

Often times, firing up things BEFORE you leave on a camping trip will help you stave off things like "air in the water lines", the stove, water heater, refrigerator furnace won't light because you didn't purge the LP lines, battery is weak/not charged. etc.

Many folks in their rush to get to the 1st camping trip of the season do not take the time to go over all facets of what might be needed on that 1st trip and then get to a site and have issues.

Just food for thought...
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Great news. Thanks for coming back and sharing.

Often times, firing up things BEFORE you leave on a camping trip will help you stave off things like "air in the water lines", the stove, water heater, refrigerator furnace won't light because you didn't purge the LP lines, battery is weak/not charged. etc.

Many folks in their rush to get to the 1st camping trip of the season do not take the time to go over all facets of what might be needed on that 1st trip and then get to a site and have issues.

Just food for thought...
That's why Camp Driveway is recommended so many times.
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We did the pre-camp check with the city water then filled the fresh water tank and must not have run the water long enough. With our previous camper we were able to park it for a day or 2 before taking off. Our new one does not fit in the driveway so have to park on the street. We even got it out of storage and pulled it home for a few hours a few days before taking off. I think we were hasty trying to get it back. Lesson learned!! Love our camper, just somethings to get used to. Thanks everyone!!
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