New pop up owner! Need help with water system.

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  1. MooseCaboose

    MooseCaboose New Member

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    Okay, so I bought a 2003 Viking Pop up with a slide out and I have 2 issues that I’m trying to figure out. First, when I fill up my water tank and turn the pump on, the pump runs constantly and the pressure is low. Second issue, I drained the water tank then hooked it up to city water and all my water shoots out of a plastic tube underneath the camper.
     
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    WrkrBee Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the Portal from South Carolina. Pictures would help with diagnosis. Sounds like maybe a crimped line on the pump intake for your low pressure. Maybe freeze damage for city water or is it an open hose that runs?

    May want to post in "Introduce Yourself" to start.
     
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    Check for open valves. The siphon valve may be open. It's usually close to the pump, with a T-connection to a small hose that is just open. Could also have an open drain valve. Mine is actually located under one of the benches and it's a small pull type block valve that just shoots all the water down a tube under the camper.
     
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    Bywater New Member

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    Water under the camper is either a broken line/fitting or open drain valve.
    We had our water pump start running constantly right after we filled up at the campground. The problem turned out to be a couple pieces of debris stuck in the check valves inside the pump. You may need to take the pump apart.
     
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    MooseCaboose New Member

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    Thank you guys I’m going to check for a valve. And then go from there. I’ll try and get a few pictures up today! Thank you!
     

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