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Old 10-01-2010, 12:49 PM   #1
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Where does the water pump go?

Doing a complete remodel and am wondering where the water pump goes in relation to the tank. I read somewhere that there is a specific location in relation to the tank (side, above, etc.). My tank will sit on the floor (64 safari).

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Mine is bolted down on the floor near the outlet on the tank, connected by a short hose. What kind of water pump? Is it a vintage unit, or a regular new shur-flo type pump?


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Old 10-01-2010, 03:55 PM   #3
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Yeah, it's a newer type - just a couple years old.
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Old 10-01-2010, 04:02 PM   #4
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Those pumps will suck water up from several feet - they are self priming pumps so you can put it just about anywhere.
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Near the tank

I would install it as close to the tank as possible, making sure it is easily accessible for maintenance and winterizing. Of course there is the wiring consideration as well. Longer wires and shorter suction is better in my opinion. It's easy to find a leak in the pressurized side of the system as opposed to the suction side.
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Old 10-02-2010, 06:24 AM   #6
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excellent! Thanks for the help
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Old 12-31-2010, 01:31 PM   #7
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where is the water pump in a 2000 airstream land yatch xl thirty six.. I hear it behind the hamper behind the toilet .. cant figure how to get to it.. also the vdu solder job dident work for me any other options. Is it possible and affordable to replace them.. the noise when it comes drives me batty..thanks

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