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Old 10-26-2014, 02:14 AM   #1
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Water pressure - need ideas

Ok, am at my wit's end. All of a sudden, I've got minimal water pressure in the rig. Has been fine for almost 2 years but now pretty much just a trickle on city water and not much better on pump and tank.

Here's what I've tried -

Removed water filter and checked it, didn't look bad but changed. No change in pressure.
Removed filter cartridge - no change in pressure.
Removed and cleaned screen on pump - wasn't bad but cleaned anyway - no change in pressure.
Checked all hoses that I could get to for kinks, found none.
Today I pulled the panel off that has the city water inlet and the fresh tank fill on it. Disconnected water hose and checked it - clean . Removed screen and checked check valve. This seemed a little stiff, cleaned it and now flow is slightly better but still not what it should be or what we had before.

Also removed, checked and cleaned all faucet strainers .

I'm stumped - is there a regulator somewhere in the system that could be stuck ? If so, where is the little sucker ?

Any suggestions are appreciated !!
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Old 10-26-2014, 02:17 AM   #2
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I'm SURE you checked the water source first ?!?

i.e. suggest starting your troubleshooting at the water bib, not in the trailer....

do you have a pressure regulator ? (had them go bad)
tried another hose ? (had THEM go bad )

good luck !
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Old 10-26-2014, 02:23 AM   #3
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Luray KOA is infamous for bad water pressure, constant complaint by the folks that stay here. We've had clogged screens in the shower and kitchen sinks. Took the apart and all kinds of plastic debris.
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Old 10-27-2014, 12:49 PM   #4
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Ditto.. the diverter valve.(for winterising) in-line. close to the water pump .. on the down stream side.. has a small screen/filter in it.. ours became clogged on our 2nd trip.. debris in the water system at the rv resort.. (lime and iron deposits). A royal pain in the arse to access.. but once removed and cleaned out.. all was good again.
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I haven't looked, but are you able to take it apart to clean that diverter valve screen? Did not know there was one in there.
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Old 10-27-2014, 04:33 PM   #6
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Any luck Vaughan?
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Ok, am at my wit's end. All of a sudden, I've got minimal water pressure in the rig. Has been fine for almost 2 years but now pretty much just a trickle on city water and not much better on pump and tank.

Here's what I've tried -

Removed water filter and checked it, didn't look bad but changed. No change in pressure.
Removed filter cartridge - no change in pressure.
Removed and cleaned screen on pump - wasn't bad but cleaned anyway - no change in pressure.
Checked all hoses that I could get to for kinks, found none.
Today I pulled the panel off that has the city water inlet and the fresh tank fill on it. Disconnected water hose and checked it - clean . Removed screen and checked check valve. This seemed a little stiff, cleaned it and now flow is slightly better but still not what it should be or what we had before.

Also removed, checked and cleaned all faucet strainers .

I'm stumped - is there a regulator somewhere in the system that could be stuck ? If so, where is the little sucker ?

Any suggestions are appreciated !!

About a year ago I had the same problem and found an air leak in the cap used for winterizing
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