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Old 08-19-2018, 03:35 PM   #1
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Country Fill problems

I have tried to use the country fill option on my 2016 Greyhawk 31FK several times in the two years that we have owned the rig. I have had about 50% success. A few times I set the valves to 1 & 4 and it draws the water in immediately. Other times, like this morning I set the valves to 1 & 4, turned on the pump and no luck at all. I could not get the pump to draw the water into the system.

Can anyone help me understand what I am doing wrong or simply not doing to make this great feature for us boondockers work every time?

Many thanks in advance for the advice.
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Old 08-19-2018, 03:40 PM   #2
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Flip the inlet screen over to hold the check valve open. Just remember flip it again when done. It's a common issue.
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Old 08-19-2018, 03:43 PM   #3
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Thank you, I will take a look at it.
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Old 08-19-2018, 03:47 PM   #4
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Grumpy, you are just talking about the small conical shaped screen that is attached to the gasket? I just looked at it and saw the valve behind it. I will give it a try tomorrow. Thank you again.
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Grumpy, you indicated that this is a common issue - did you ever wonder why these simple, recurring issues are never addressed by Jayco? Sorry, just thinking out loud!
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Old 08-19-2018, 03:53 PM   #6
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Grumpy, you indicated that this is a common issue - did you ever wonder why these simple, recurring issues are never addressed by Jayco? Sorry, just thinking out loud!
I have the same motorhome.

It's a common issue in two aspects: first, I asked about it, everyone does and second, the Jayco manual doesn't say anything.


To be fair, some folks don't have to flip the screen -- to hold the check valve open. Some do.
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Old 08-19-2018, 04:08 PM   #7
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Thanks pconroy, my success has been intermittent. Sometime I have not had to, sometimes I wish I had known about the work around. Thanks again.
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Grumpy, you indicated that this is a common issue - did you ever wonder why these simple, recurring issues are never addressed by Jayco? Sorry, just thinking out loud!
Usually many dealer's mention it during a PDI, but I agree it should be in the manual.
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Why not remove it and use a flat screen washer?
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Why not remove it and use a flat screen washer?
I think they clog faster since the have less surface area.
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