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Old 01-29-2020, 09:43 PM   #1
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When I hooked city water to my 2012 Dutchman Komfort 2410, everything seemed fine with no leaks. In about 15 minutes water began running out of the fill hole for non pressure water. Is there a solenoid or check valve between the systems that I could check? Help!
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Old 01-29-2020, 09:58 PM   #2
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When I hooked city water to my 2012 Dutchman Komfort 2410, everything seemed fine with no leaks. In about 15 minutes water began running out of the fill hole for non pressure water. Is there a solenoid or check valve between the systems that I could check? Help!
not exactly sure what you mean but there is a check valve between the water pump (internal) and the city water.
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Old 01-29-2020, 10:03 PM   #3
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Water pump. If you dont dry camp you can disconnect the output side and put a 1/2" plug in it. Or replace the water pump.
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Edited to remove my incorrect statement. I forgot Dutchmen 's don't have fancy valves like my Tiffin.
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Old 01-30-2020, 02:39 AM   #5
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Thanks. I can see the motor. I may just remove it and plug the lines. It works fine a couple weeks ago. This time it made a big mess.
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Thanks. I can see the pump. I may just remove it and plug the lines. It works fine a couple weeks ago. This time it made a big mess.
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Old 01-31-2020, 10:10 PM   #7
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I don't know if your model has a link other than the water pump itself. Some have a fresh tank fill valve. Turn it one way to fill the fresh tank. Turn it the other to supply city water. The valve would probably be near the fill port or city water connection.
The pump check valve of course could be the problem. If so the pumping system will not work properly. The pump will run even if you are not drawing water.
Disconnect the city water and turn on the pump. A leaky check valve would cause the pump to run when it should not. The bigger the leak the more it will run.
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Old 02-06-2020, 01:19 AM   #8
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Water pump check valve VS City water pressure

I understood you from the get-go, since I have the same issue and we are not alone. Here is the issue, the "check valve" on our trailers is located IN the water pump, when you attach city water that has too high pressure, it will overcome the valve and fill you fresh water tank. So, what is too high pressure, it varies, mine is between 45-50 PSI (I use an adjustable pressure valve just for this reason). I have read that disconnecting the city water, turn on the pump, draw water from every faucet will "reset" the check valve, also that when connecting the city water make sure the pump is off - since I have not tried either of these, I have no idea.
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Your check valve is stuck open. As others have said, it's built into the water pump. I had that happen, and I turned the pump on while the city water was turned on and it freed it up.
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Old 06-29-2020, 02:25 PM   #10
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pressure regulator

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I understood you from the get-go, since I have the same issue and we are not alone. Here is the issue, the "check valve" on our trailers is located IN the water pump, when you attach city water that has too high pressure, it will overcome the valve and fill you fresh water tank. So, what is too high pressure, it varies, mine is between 45-50 PSI (I use an adjustable pressure valve just for this reason). I have read that disconnecting the city water, turn on the pump, draw water from every faucet will "reset" the check valve, also that when connecting the city water make sure the pump is off - since I have not tried either of these, I have no idea.
you need a good pressure regulator for the campground water supply set to 40psi.
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