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Old 11-19-2013, 09:24 PM   #1
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General question about how the water system works. Actually more of a confirmation that I have it straight. I have a Denali 287RE and I picked it up winterized. I found the water pump just to the left of the kitchen sink.



Water enters from the left through what looks like a little filter and out the right.

I also found the valves for bypassing the water heater which is accessible by removing the panel to the left of the kitchen sink, just like the pump.




Finally, I found the city water and power inlet under the bath sink. It looks like the city water goes to a 'T' (for bath sink and onto other things) then comes around to the pump (outlet) at another 'T'. So when on city water the system should run under pressure and the water pump is not needed. If on fresh water tank then you need to fill it with separate connection (green hose in pic) then turn on the water pump for pressure. There is a valve in the city water connection to prevent water from going back out the RV. So if I go to a campground with full hookups I should not need to mess with the fresh tank or pump at all.
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Old 11-20-2013, 11:07 AM   #2
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Correct. You may want to have some water in the fresh tank in case the campground looses water (pump failure or power outage).
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Old 11-20-2013, 10:09 PM   #3
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I picked up my 287RE Denali Monday after the Scwintek slide that failed at walk through was fixed. I have not gotten under the sink to look yet for a port to attach a hose to draw antifreeze from a bottle for winterizing after my next weekend shake down trip to a nearby RV park. Have you seen one? Also if you were going to install a surge protector (hardwired) do you see a convenient place between the outer plug in and the converter? I hope you are enjoying your new rig.
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Old 11-21-2013, 12:11 AM   #4
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It looks to me that the white pipe comes out of the floor from the left in the pic above and then into the filter (which I think is ARTISSTR01T) and then the pump (Artis
PDS1RV25) I found the parts on wfcoelectronics site. Nowhere does it tell you what the connection size is but the filter mentions 1/2" MPT. I plan on adding a 3-way valve so I can tube over to antifreeze jug. It is nice and close to the sink so you could even put the jug there to catch any spills.
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Couple more shots:




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Old 11-21-2013, 03:36 PM   #6
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No "more" photos

Apparently the "couple of shots" did not attach to your message.
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I can see them! Posted 2 add'l photos
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I can see them too. Usually it's me missing pictures and links
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missing pics

Weird. Can see on my Kidle Fire HD pad but not on my laptop. Oh Well??
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Just remember that we were told that these computers would make our world easier. Also with them that we would use a lot less paper.
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I couldn't see them at first. I had to log in, then clear my cache. Now I see all four pics.

I am curious to know if the pump is loud producing a water hammer effect because of the water slamming into the right angle. I read somewhere that there shoulldn't be any right angles in the system, but have never experienced it.
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Old 11-21-2013, 09:44 PM   #12
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My posts were labelled as 'suspicious' so I was locked out. I have since contacted the admin and he told me he removed the restriction.

I am going to start a new thread on the electrical.

On the pump, I have only had it on for a few seconds so I could follow the noise and find it. My water system is dry at the moment.
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