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Old 08-11-2018, 06:18 PM   #1
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City Water Connection filled holding tank..

I need a little advice. I hooked up to city water when I set up camp yesterday using a water filter and pressure regulator and today I find that my freshwater tank has been filled to overflowing. It was empty yesterday. Any idea what's going on? I have unhooked from the city water connection and tested the pump and it seems to be working. Is there a valve stuck somewhere maybe?
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Old 08-11-2018, 06:29 PM   #2
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The check valve in the pump is not holding allowing water to back feed through the pump into the fresh water tank . There is a procedure to correct the problem on the forum but for the life of me I can’t locate it.
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Old 08-11-2018, 06:40 PM   #3
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The check valve in the pump is not holding allowing water to back feed through the pump into the fresh water tank . There is a procedure to correct the problem on the forum but for the life of me I can’t locate it.
Thank you Steve, I'll dig for it...
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Someone else had this problem about 10 to 14 days ago and the procedure was posted. I’m not sure what it was but something like having 3/4 tank of water and cycling the pump about 15 times and letting the cold water pressure bleed off off with the pump off. The check valve is the problem though and if the problem persists you can get a check valve kit a lot cheaper than the pump.
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Someone else had this problem about 10 to 14 days ago and the procedure was posted. I’m not sure what it was but something like having 3/4 tank of water and cycling the pump about 15 times and letting the cold water pressure bleed off off with the pump off. The check valve is the problem though and if the problem persists you can get a check valve kit a lot cheaper than the pump.
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Thanks Iowa Dave I just found it and we'll give it a try. Fingers crossed!
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Old 08-11-2018, 07:11 PM   #7
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Thank you so much! That procedure unstuck the valve. All working normally again.
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