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Old 05-06-2016, 04:47 PM   #15
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I had a problem with water "puking" out of the fill tube. In our case, the answer was a longer plastic tube attached to the hose. Seems if the tubing is longer than the fill tube (reaches clear into the tank), air vents better and our regurgitation problem went away.
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Old 05-07-2016, 06:11 AM   #16
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Anyone have any advice? Is there a vent somewhere I can get to without removing the belly pan? Do I need to run the water pump while filling the tank?

Of all the problems that I anticipated on our maiden voyage, simply filling the tank was definitely not on the list!

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Old 05-15-2016, 02:57 PM   #17
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Update

All who guessed "tank already full" are correct.

Based on the fact that the pump was running but not pumping, and the tank level indicator read empty, I assumed the tank was empty. When I took out one of the twin beds and found the access hole, I disconnected the fill pipe, thinking it was blocked, but the tank was completely full to the very top. So today I installed a new water pump and all is well except for the level indicator. Ready for boondocking now.
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Thanks for the update. Curious whether as part of the investigation you located the outslde drain for the fresh water tank? Opening that to discover many gallons of water pouring out might have been a useful bit of information?

Glad the "problem" is solved . . .

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Yes, in this exercise I did find the drain plug. It's not conveniently located so I may rig up a short hose and valve to make it easier than get to.

Next up: replacing a wheel bearing.
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Off point, but when you fill your fresh water tank, do you fill it until water runs out of the filler port, or just until the gauge reads 100%?
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OK to fill until overflowing.
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Old 05-16-2016, 05:12 PM   #22
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I fill till over flowing.


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Old 05-16-2016, 07:08 PM   #23
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I regularly overflow the fresh water tank as I start to fill it and immediately become distracted. It doesn't seem to do any harm.

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Now that you're resolved your water mystery Steve and replaced the pump I hope you've kept the old one. Go on E-bay and get yourself a re-build kit for the Shurflo pump and keep it as a spare. Back in March while at a CG I noticed water dripping from my filler. There is a check valve that allowed water to by-pass and flow into the tank while hooked up to city water. I had an old pump handy to change it with and now need to replace the pump head and keep it as a backup.
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Thanks Roger I will order one today. Motor still works fine on the old pump
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