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Oasisbob

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Posted: 07/23/20 09:15pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

While camping yesterday the fresh water hose popped off the outlet side of my water pump. I was mildly surprised to see it was just held on with a hose clamp at each end. The hose seemed 1/2 inch too short so replaced with piece of old RV water hose cut longer and returned the two hose clamps. No leaks. Made me wonder just how much pressure the pump, combined with water heater pressure, is actually under? I have had this camper for 18 years so guess it will fly. Just curious


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Posted: 07/24/20 06:20am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Shure-flo pumps go to around 55 Lbs pressure,
One hose clamp at each end of a hose is normal.
Drain and refill the water heater so air gap will compress
the added pressure from heating the water.
If hose was too short, and clamps never retightened in 18 years
could sure cause the problem. All sounds normal to me.


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Posted: 07/24/20 11:54am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Look at the pump it should tell you. Most are like 35 to 50 psi.


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Posted: 07/24/20 01:37pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Thanks, the pump is in a dark hole. Just curious

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