Water Pump.

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  1. slverdreamers

    slverdreamers Read Only Funster

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    Haven't used van for the last two months, so in December I drained the water and hot tank, switched off the 12 volt and left taps 1/2 open as I had read in one of motorhome mags.
    Now I switched 12 volt back on plus 240, but no water is coming out of taps and I can't hear pump running, Does this mean something drastic has happened to pump, hoping to go away this weekend. I am not used to this technical stuff and don't even know where the pump is?
    Glynis
     
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    Are the other 12V items working? Is it just the pump that is out or are other circuits failing to operate?
     
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    depends what type of pump is fitted ?

    there may have been water in the pump filter housing which has frozen and split the casing.

    the only sure way to find out is to locate and inspect the pump.

    check the power supply at the pump with a multi/volt meter...12v on and tap open.
    no voltage maybe just a blown fuse.

     
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    water pump

    I have changed more water pumps since Christmas than the whole of the previous 12 months. I suspect that its been so cold that its found every last drop of water and frozen it thus damaging the pumps. I can only speculate because any frozen water has long gone by the time I get to the pump.
     
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    Re Water Pump

    Thanks to all who replied, it was a little 5 amp fuse, on the control box thing under the driver's seat
    Regards Glynis
     
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    Luckily that's a cheap fix. :Smile:
     
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