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Old 10-09-2018, 05:57 AM   #1
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Fresh water tank filling when hooked to city water.

I have a 2016 Wildcat 295RSX. When hooked to city water over a few days my fresh water tank will fill up. Is there a check valve that is bad and if where is it? Is it built into water pump and does that mean I need to replace the whole pump?
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Old 10-09-2018, 07:07 AM   #2
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Here some reading.....

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Old 10-09-2018, 09:48 AM   #3
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I have a 2016 Wildcat 295RSX. When hooked to city water over a few days my fresh water tank will fill up. Is there a check valve that is bad and if where is it? Is it built into water pump and does that mean I need to replace the whole pump?

You asked about this in March. http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...up-155076.html
Did none of the answers help?


Try this:
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Before you replace parts, try this.


Shut off city water
Open faucet and run until no water comes out
close faucet.
Assuming there is some water in the FW tank turn on the pump.
Let water run for about a minute

Shut off faucet.
Once pump stops running, turn it off.
Reconnect city water,

This will reset the back flow valve in the water pump.
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Old 11-05-2018, 11:42 AM   #4
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You asked about this in March. http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...up-155076.html
Did none of the answers help?


Try this:
These did not help, it still fills very slowly. It can take 3-4 days to fillup. I plan on replacing pump when I bring it home from storage in December to get ready to go to Florida.
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Old 01-15-2019, 12:52 PM   #5
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Replaced the water pump and it fixed the problem. Must have been a bad check valve in pump.
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Old 01-15-2019, 08:28 PM   #6
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Several things can cause a pump to leak internally but the biggest cause is bad installation I have found. Buddy of mine with a new TT only a few weeks old pump went bad he had it replaced under warranty and all was good for several more weeks again same problem he had me look at it and I found that the tubing was putting sideways twist on the pump head causing it to warp. He again got a new pump under warranty and had me replace it. I ended up remounting the pump with hoses long and looped to relieve the strain and so far (almost a year now) no problems. I have even redid mine after I bought the trailer because they had the pex mounted straight to the pump I cut the pex back and put a barbed fitting with a hose instead it also made it quieter. I want to move it because it is mounted to the ceiling of the basement pass through under the shower which makes it hard to work on.
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I know you've solved your issue but if I bleed my pump dry of all water, like after a winterizing and do not reprime it if you will, the check valve will allow the water to back flow.
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Old 01-15-2019, 09:04 PM   #8
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I tried everything thing you could think and replacing was the only thing that worked.
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