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Old 04-29-2008, 05:17 PM   #1
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lady in distress leaking air from water inlet

I need some desperate help as I'm not able to shower and i'm globetrotting spain at the moment in my 62 globetrotter. i seem to have an airleak with the little water connector from the outside. I need to twist the whole white piece that connects to the water in pipe but i think the water has stuck it tight... sorry i have no idea what it's called but it wont twist off. has any one any ideas? i need to get it off to take a proper look and find someone to try and seal it. am i able to get anew one? has it hppened to any one else. PLEASE PLEASE HELP... I need to wash my dishes and have a shower!


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Old 04-29-2008, 05:25 PM   #2
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It sounds like the pressure in the water lines is preventing the hose from twisting off the coupling. I would suggest turning off the water on the supply line, and opening a faucet in the trailer. This should relieve any pressure in the lines and allow you to remove the hose to get a look inside. Hope this helps! Brian

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Old 04-29-2008, 06:04 PM   #3
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There is no water pressure. the airleak is coming from the water fill at the front of the trailer. there is no water in the trailer as i dont use the city water hookup. this is the bit that is leaking out air. I can feel and hear it when i have filled my tank and turned on my water pump. It seems to have come loose, i think there may have been a spring inside it that now doesnt work. I'm sorry i'm not very good at explaining. I'll take a photo tomorrow and post it, i think that would be the best thing. Thanks for your reply though. Any help always greatly appreciated. x x
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Old 04-29-2008, 06:57 PM   #4
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Do you have the original Paar type pump? Big motor and belt drive. The only thing I can think of is that there is a problem with the diaphram or valve and it is just pumping air back and forth in the system.
This might explain why you can hear air coming out of the fresh-water fill and yet have no water pressure.
Just thinking off the top of my head.

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Is it possible that you have a pressurized water tank? Instead of a water pump you would have an air compressor that would pump air into the water tank to pressurize it.


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Get a picture to us. The answer will come quick. Sure is a possibility of a pressurized tank system.

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