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Old 10-21-2020, 10:21 PM   #1
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2016 Roadtrek SS Agile, shower has lost a lot of water pressure since the last time we used it. Water tank is full, not hooked up to city water, water pump switch is on (can hear it run for a bit while it fills the various lines). Sink water pressure seems fine, but toilet flush also appears to not be full strength.

So, water pump going out, or blockage in the line? Any thoughts what a reasonably capable fellow can check out on his own before invoking the RV shop?
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Old 10-21-2020, 10:57 PM   #2
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The first quick thing I always check is the filter on the water pump although if the sink is fine this is less likely the problem. I just cleaned mine when I winterized and the filter was really plugged up. Mines just twists off the bottom of the inline filter housing right by the pump.
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Old 10-21-2020, 11:48 PM   #3
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2016 Roadtrek SS Agile, shower has lost a lot of water pressure since the last time we used it. Water tank is full, not hooked up to city water, water pump switch is on (can hear it run for a bit while it fills the various lines). Sink water pressure seems fine, but toilet flush also appears to not be full strength.

So, water pump going out, or blockage in the line? Any thoughts what a reasonably capable fellow can check out on his own before invoking the RV shop?
First, I would check the nozzle on shower head. Make sure the aerator is not clogged. If it is fine. Connect to outside water source. Now turn on shower head again and check pressure. Turn on hot and cold separately. If hot is low pressure, I would look at water heater connections. If both are ok. I would look at the water pump. Water pump may not pump at the correct pressure. Let us know what you find out. Good luck
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Old 10-22-2020, 07:35 PM   #4
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Thanks to you both. Hot and cold both fine hooked up to city water, so I tracked down the water pump in its little "hidden" compartment and got it out successfully. Found a replacement online and should get it early next week. Good learning experience, and easier and cheaper than the RV shop, so I am very pleased. Thanks again!
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