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Old 07-11-2014, 09:17 AM   #15
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Disconnect city water and check, possibly a bad check valve in the water pump allowing backflow.
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Old 07-11-2014, 09:24 AM   #16
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Ok there is water in the shower drain still after emptying quite a bit from the tank. The standing water in the shower is gone but there is some type of obstruction somewhere. I disconnected the city water but what is a check valve?
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Old 07-11-2014, 09:32 AM   #17
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A check valve prevents flow from one line to another (ie) city water can/t flow through the pump backwards or into your fresh water tank, Each should have one.
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I will look into that valve THANKS I reconnected the city water to take a shower and just found something else- the wall outlet in the shower has a steady stream of water flowing under it. The valve on the shower head was turned off but the rotating lever on the wall was left on! It was turned all the way to the left instead of right and since the on off valve on the shower head was in the off position, on or off the water went unnoticed. I hope this is the problem. Any thoughts on the dripping water from the frame/axle area? Just overflow soemwhere?
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Old 07-11-2014, 09:46 AM   #19
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The toilet does not empty into the grey water tank.
The check valve in the pump only prevents the back flow of water to the house FW tank when hooked to city water. Also to prevent backflow when the water heater creates pressure as it will when you heat up the water.
Do you have the "flushing system" on your coach?
That is where you can flush the tanks to clean them out.
Are you sure you have the city water connected to the correct inlet? That's if you have the flushing systems.
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Yes the city water is connected to the blossom connector with the regulator. I also use an inline regulator. I hope my last post is the reason for this mess. I do not have easy flush just the regular two valve pulls but I have a new valterra flush nozzle kit that I have never used.
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Old 07-11-2014, 10:44 AM   #21
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I think you have found the problem with the discovery of the leaking shower valve. It can be fixed with a repair kit from Home Depot although, if I remember correctly, it was a bit hard to do. I had all the same issues when mine malfunctioned on my 97 Safari. Seems to me it involved a lot of cussing. Jim


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Thank you for the help. I was freaking out thinking what was wrong with water in the floor. I sopped it up but still it was a concern. I believe the problem was simply the faucet not closed but the sprayer valve off.
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