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Old 06-21-2015, 11:54 PM   #21
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That's definitely what it is, but it won't come out thought the intake--too big. Do I need to get it out from the inside?
I had to pull the screws out of the camper body, then you can slide the water connector out and pull it out from there. That's definitely the problem. I believe the hose connector was threaded onto a pex fitting, it's not hard to see once you pull it apart.
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They may make a fitting that attaches to your water hose and will depress that valve when you attach it. I've never seen one, and I do my own winterizing, so I yanked it out. Seems like it would severely restrict water flow even if it worked.
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Old 06-22-2015, 01:02 AM   #23
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That stopper need to come out, it's in there to keep the antifreeze in after winterizing. I had the same problem on my last rig, the people took it to get winterized and that stopper was left in by the dealer who winterized it.

It took a few phone calls to the guy I bought it from on our first trip, but we figured it out.

I'd bet money it's gonna look like this, I lost the spring...
Great call, Dawnie!
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Great call, Dawnie!
Whoda thunk X2 on the great call for sure.


One water problem down and one to go............
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When we first tried out our travel trailer, we got no hot water. Tried contacting Good Sam assistance and we were told that it was probably the control board. After sitting at Camping World for over 3 weeks and $160 later we found out that there is a bypass valve for winterization purposes. Pull the mattress off the bottom bunk and look in there as far as possible.
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I had to pull the screws out of the camper body, then you can slide the water connector out and pull it out from there. That's definitely the problem. I believe the hose connector was threaded onto a pex fitting, it's not hard to see once you pull it apart.

Be careful when you pull it out - the connecting hose may NOT have a lot of wiggle room........
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Be careful when you pull it out - the connecting hose may NOT have a lot of wiggle room........
Success! I removed the mysterious spring part and everything now works with city water. The only problem is that when I unhook the city water, the whole system drains out of the city water intake. Is that normal?

My other remaining problem is that I can't get water flowing from the fresh water tank. The owners manual says that the pump is automatic and I can't find a power switch. Any suggestions?
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Actually, I did find the power switch, but it still doesn't work.
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Jim - not sure about the water draining from the "city water intake"......


There could be a few things, that I can think of, with your pump:
1) If you have a winterizing kit - the water lines may still be in "winter mode"
2) Check for a blown breaker or perhaps the breaker is off for the pump.


Can you hear the pump run????
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Jim - not sure about the water draining from the "city water intake"......


There could be a few things, that I can think of, with your pump:
1) If you have a winterizing kit - the water lines may still be in "winter mode"
2) Check for a blown breaker or perhaps the breaker is off for the pump.


Can you hear the pump run????
Can't hear the pump run. The circuit breakers are all on. There are fuses as well, but I'm not sure how to tell if one is blown.
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