Grey water

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    I turned on my hose and opened the sink handles. Air burped out and then I got a nice clean stream. It ran out to the ground (in my driveway) via the little hose attached to the out water spot. BUT of course my kitchen faucet leaks. All along the counter and I found water on the floor. So my pipes need fixing. How do I get to the plumbing? Its not right under the sink where it should be. Or I can not see it. Do I have to buy an RV FAUCET? Or can a get a house one?
     
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    Were you hooked up to city water? Did you use a pressure regulator? Where exactly is it leaking? You can use a reguler house faucet , as long as its not too tall, don't know what your conections look like though. What make , model , year of camper do you have there all a bit diffrent. You should be able to follow the water lines back from the faucet.
     
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    Oh, and does it leak only when the faucet is on? Or does it leak when its off also?
     
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    theseus Centerville, OH

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    You can use a standard faucet. Most pup faucets are 4 inch on center, so a bathroom faucet will work. In my Palomino, I was able to use a small high rise bar faucet. My wife loved it.

    A all brass faucet from a hardware store will out perform a cheap RV faucet any day.
     
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    I was and still am camping in my driveway. I used our garden hose. It only leaks when I connect the hose. I will post a picture. Not sure how to get to the plumbing 1983 Jay Cardinal. Under the sink is a drawer and a the furnace. faucet.png C05DF945-0FB3-4050-9598-1AF65C1A95F9.png
     
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    If you didnt use a pressure reducer on the hose you could have blown the line apart. So , it might be a simple re attachment. Not sure how to acess the the bottem of the faucet on yours, i would pull the draw and look.
     
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    The drawers do not come out easily. They have this little plastic stopping mech. How do I get them out? Also I have one that is off the track. You can see the second drawer drooping. 11.jpg
     
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    I think drawers with stops can be tilted up when open to get past the catch. The ones I have seen are like the catches parents use on drawers, with small kids, but in the back of the drawer.
    Grab a flashlight and look close.
     
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    Thank you for the idea. I will try that tomorrow.
     
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    That faucet appears to be a pump/faucet combo.
     
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    Okay what does that mean? I have a square tank and a collapsible one. and a bulb type pump. PLUS this little tube. 29.png
     

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    It looks like the previous owner put on a cheap electric pump. The faucet might have switch on it to turn the pump on.

    The big tank is your main water tank for camping without city water. The collapsible one is just for hauling water to fill the big one.

    You can get a good water pump from amazon for $65. It will need a rocker switch to turn it off and on.

    Then you can install the faucet you want at the sink.
     
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    Those look like they could be parts from a Coleman Hot Water On Demand.

     
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    Thank you. It certainly looks like the connection I have. Before they sold us the pup they asked for a "Heater" and I still have the adapter for it. So I texted them to let them know I will keep it for them. Yes you were right!!!! Thanks for your wisdom.
     
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