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Old 08-15-2016, 09:19 AM   #11
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Hello,
We are experiencing water overflow from the fresh water holding tanks when I open the city water connection. I thought when connected to city water it bypasses the holding tank but it doesn't I guess. I know the water overflow from the 2 tubes is for safety but is there a way I can stop this overflow? We are at a trailer park and would prefer to use direct city water and not the water pump.

Any suggestions please!
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Brij: Any luck with a fix - I've got the exact same problem?
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Old 08-15-2016, 10:48 AM   #12
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How do I get rid of gunk?

I have not seen the valve yet , nothing on exterior, going to check near the city water connection as someone suggested in this post that it might be behind some panel.
These campers don't have factory valves. (they are too cheap.) They rely instead on the check valve that is integral to the water pump to prevent city water from flowing into the FW tanks.

There is likely a clear screen fitting attached to the water pump. You most likely sucked up a single grain of dirt or other debris that clogged the check valve, and is preventing the valve to fully seal. You'd get what you are describing... eventually the FW tank will overflow.

Have you tried just running off the FW tank for a while? that flow may eventually dislodge the check valve.
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