Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×
Jayco RV Owners Forum

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-10-2016, 07:45 AM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: Memphis
Posts: 234
City Water Connector Threads

The city water hose connector on the trailer is plastic. My hose elbow is brass and when connecting it to the TT I am careful not to cross thread it. Still, if the threads do happen to get damaged how hard is it to replace? Wondering if over time and use of connecting and disconnecting if it starts to leak or if I do cross thread it. Maybe going to a plastic elbow will minimize the risk? Just curious. I've considered putting a quick connect on the elbow and just leaving it connected to the trailer.
suzhou is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2016, 08:17 AM   #2
Senior Member
mike837go's Avatar
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Campbell Hall
Posts: 2,835
Had to replace it on my last TT. Look for a couple of screws around the perimeter of the connector's flange.
Remove them and the fitting on the inside. Straight swap.

If you want to use a sacrificial plastic adapter to protect the OEM part, do it. It couldn't hurt.
TT 2015 19RD "TheJayco"
TV 2003 F-350 "Montblanc" - Housebroken chore truck

Sitting in The Cheap Seats.
And proud of it!
mike837go is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2016, 08:37 AM   #3
Senior Member
RVhiker's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 1,645
Another alternative would be a right angle hose adapter (clicky). I think that a right angle adapter puts less strain on the hose and on the trailer's hose connection; it also makes the hose easier to connect because of the "wings" on the connector.
There's lots of advice and information in forums... sometimes it is correct. For example, all of my posts are made by a political appointee who got the job as a reward for contributions to my diesel bill.

2011 Jayco 28.5RLS; 2021 Chevy Duramax; Pullrite Superglide Hitch

RVhiker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2016, 01:37 PM   #4
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: Memphis
Posts: 234
Thanks. I have that exact right angle connector and it is easier with the wings. I see the screws to remove the connector on the TT, didn't look prior, so now know I could replace it if I messed it up. I almost cross threaded it once so wanted to be sure should I actually mess it up. I did add one of those brass quick connect/disconnect snap hose connectors that also swivel. Not sure I will leave it on all the time but considering it.

suzhou is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2016, 02:51 PM   #5
Site Team
norty1's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: James Island, SC
Posts: 22,892
I added a 45 deg. elbow on mine to reduced the strain. It never comes off.
2011- 351RLTS Eagle, MorRyde suspension/pin box,
2017- F350 6.7 PSD Lariat FX4,SRW, SB,CC
Gator roll-up bed cover
B&W Turnover ball, Companion Std hitch
Can't find what you're looking on JOF? Try Jayco Owners Forum Custom Google Search
norty1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2016, 04:25 PM   #6
Senior Member
BuddyRay's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Gainesville
Posts: 697
I keep a 90 with a click hose connection on my waterline all the time. My city water is behind a small access door but the door has a 'port' for the water hose and the 90 sticks outside the door very nicely. This means I don't have to open the door to hook up the water.

I did create a 'cap' for this by putting a hose cap on a click connector that I snap on when the hose isn't connected- to keep bugs and stuff out.

I keep click connectors on each end of all my hoses and filters so hooking up water is easy.

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Buddy Ray - Atlanta
Jayco 2016 Eagle HT 26.5RLS
Ford 2016 F150 Lariat, 3.5L V6 Ecoboost
Max Tow Pkg, 36gal tank
Reese Sidewinder and Reese Titan 16k hitch
BuddyRay is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Jayco, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:03 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.