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Old 07-05-2012, 04:30 AM   #1
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When hooking up to the city water, is there a valve you need to turn on? On our 36RL we are always using the holding tank and our Shuraflow pump. This defeats of the purpose of the city water intake.
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Old 07-05-2012, 05:21 AM   #2
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Ensure that both switches (1 inside with the slide switches and 1 in the convienence center)to the onboard pump are turned off.
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Old 07-05-2012, 07:09 AM   #3
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If the switch in closet control center is OFF but the light is still on ... then the switch in the basement control center is on! I couldn't figure out for a while why the red light was on yet I was sure the pump switch was off.


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Old 07-05-2012, 07:28 AM   #4
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As mhs4771 mentioned make sure both your shurflow or off, connect your hose to the city water connection and you're all set. The only other valve I can think of is the by-pass valve that's at the bottom of the water connection panel. That valve is for by-passing the water heater when you winterize the unit.
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Old 07-05-2012, 02:50 PM   #5
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Thank you all! That solved the dilemma. Vic
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Old 08-02-2012, 11:30 PM   #6
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Anyone know the psi range for Redwood? City water psi is all over the place. Basic regulator cuts psi down but shower stream is weak. I bought an adjustable regulator but not sure how high to set it.
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Old 08-03-2012, 12:02 AM   #7
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The manual states the hot water tank pressure relief valve trips at 150 psi!

Google answer:
The range of normal residential water pressure is from 30 to 80 psi.
Ideally, the pressure should be set between 45 and 60 pounds in most
residential plumbing systems. If the pressure rises too high particularly
above 80 psi, plumbing fixtures and appliances (primarily water
heaters) could be damaged or leak excessively.
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Old 08-03-2012, 08:07 AM   #8
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That google answer is right (even though it sounds like a residential answer). The factory schematics say that the water pressure is "Maximum80psi", but the few campgrounds I have visited have been in the45 - 50psi range. On my first trip, I installed apressure regulator for safety, but the volumewas so low we couldn't take a shower. Now, I put it on to check pressure when I get there. If it's 45 - 60psi, I remove it and everything works fine.
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Old 08-03-2012, 09:17 AM   #9
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We run into campgrounds with low water pressure more than ones with excessive pressure. After nearly a year of full-timing I think I've used our regulator maybe 6 times and we're in a different campground every week.
We had an Oxygenics shower head in our previous trailer and loved it so I installed one in our 36FL. It really makes a difference when you're in a campground with low water pressure.



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We run into campgrounds with low water pressure more than ones with excessive pressure. After nearly a year of full-timing I think I've used our regulator maybe 6 times and we're in a different campground every week.
We had an Oxygenics shower head in our previous trailer and loved it so I installed one in our 36FL. It really makes a difference when you're in a campground with low water pressure.


I agree completely. After having low water pressure I bought one of these and I love it
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