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Old 02-05-2016, 07:40 AM   #1
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Intermittent supply from filtered faucet

I have a Hydro Life inline water filter mounted under my kitchen sink that feeds the drinking water faucet and, I think, the icemaker. When I purchased the motorhome (2002 Fleetwood Discovery) the drinking water faucet did not work. I assumed a clogged filter and ordered a new one. After installing the new one with the quick-disconnect fittings, the water still did not flow. There is plenty of flow and pressure to the filet inlet. I tried various trouble-shooting configurations and finally got it to flow to the filter outlet (I honestly don't know what I did - it just squirted out the filter suddenly), the faucet started working and all was fine. Then, a month or so later, no flow to the faucet again.

Does anyone have an idea what is going on here? Are the quick-disconnects finicky or prone to failure?
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Old 02-05-2016, 08:57 AM   #2
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It sounds like you have an obstruction in your water pipe or perhaps your new filter is now clogged with whatever is floating in your water lines.

I would again remove the filter and see if you have water flow at its inlet. If yes, I would work my way towards the faucet. If no, I would work my way back to the source.

Sometimes the manufacturer leaves little problems behind for us to find. I had a travel trailer once that developed a poor flowing shower. It was caused by a piece of string.
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Old 02-05-2016, 02:26 PM   #3
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There is definitely water flow at the inlet of the filter. I was surprised how much on just the pump, haha.
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