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Old 10-26-2006, 06:24 PM   #1
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water pump question

I'm redoing the plumbing in my newly baught airstream. When I use hot water, will the pump pull water all the way to the back where the water heater is? Thanks!
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Old 10-26-2006, 06:36 PM   #2
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Yes. If you find the pump too noisy, you should consider one of the variable speed ones. We love ours.
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Old 10-26-2006, 06:43 PM   #3
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Probably not. What size is the suction line, and what type of pump?
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Old 10-26-2006, 07:28 PM   #4
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The pump should only be pulling water from the tank to the pump , after that it is pushing . If it is working properly it should feed everything including the shower , both hot and cold .
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The pump should only be pulling water from the tank to the pump , after that it is pushing . If it is working properly it should feed everything including the shower , both hot and cold .
Right. My pump puts out about 40 psi. This gives plenty of water thru the whole coach. Unless "Mister Stupid" forgot to put the plug back in the city water connection.
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Old 10-26-2006, 10:47 PM   #6
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Don't understand why you want to put the pump back by the water heater. Is it a wiring problem?

Normally the pump would go next to the tank, and push water to the water heater, rather than pull it. Like Ticki2 said.
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