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Old 12-02-2011, 10:49 PM   #1
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Shower trouble-Hose leaks

the shower in our 2000 25' Safari quit working. It leaks where the hose hooks into the wall fixture. There is a little, black, diaphragm and a hard white plastic washer between the hose and the fitting that screws into the chrome fixture. The diaphragm is broken. Two Airstream parts/service guys could not tell me whats wrong or how to fix it. Anybody know what's wrong? Thank you for any help, Jim

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Old 12-02-2011, 11:15 PM   #2
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Hi, sounds like you need a "Vacuum Breaker Valve" and you should be able to find one at a plumbing or hardware store.


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Old 12-02-2011, 11:39 PM   #3
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Hi, sounds like you need a "Vacuum Breaker Valve" and you should be able to find one at a plumbing or hardware store.
Or, since it is an RV part, used mostly in RV's a good RV parts place may have one. I don't think it is commonly used in home showers, but could be I guess.
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Old 12-03-2011, 08:01 AM   #4
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Check out this thread - it might help you.
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