Go Back   iRV2 Forums > TRAVEL TRAILER, 5th WHEEL & TRUCK CAMPER FORUMS > 5th Wheel Discussion
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 02-26-2014, 04:54 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Centennial, CO
Posts: 405
Water pump

Is it worth while to rebuild the valves in a shurflo or replace it? Mine is very hard to get to prime...

Tim
__________________

__________________
2002 Holiday Rambler 30RKD
2000 F250 diesel extended cab short bed
2014 Demco Autoslide 18K
Timay is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 02-26-2014, 05:00 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Skip426's Avatar


 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Powell River, B.C.
Posts: 14,970
I've replaced valves in 3 water pumps, if your able to do the work yourself ; and this is not complicated; a big $ savings.

Just a thought, do you have a pre pump screen , the housing on the screen can leak air and cause a loss of prime too. It's a screw on housing on the inlet side , clear plastic about 2" dia. worth a look.
__________________

__________________
99DSDP 3884, Freightliner, XC, CAT 3126B, 300 HP /ALLISON 3060
2000 Caravan toad, Remco & Blue Ox.
Skip426 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2014, 08:56 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 4,232
Personally, I've never rebuilt a pump. Most of the time they are years old, and people don't have an issue spending $80-$100 for pumps.
__________________
jesilvas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2014, 12:39 PM   #4
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Maine
Posts: 84
It's probably harder to get to the pump than it is to rebuild the pump. I've replaced the valves and pressure switch on a similar pump in my boat several times. Salt water is hard on them.
__________________
elliott-maine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2014, 04:31 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
JayC's Avatar
 
Texas Boomers Club
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Dickinson Texas USA
Posts: 1,232
Why not replace it and then rebuild the old one for a spare?
__________________
2011 Heartland Landmark Grand Canyon
JayC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2014, 01:17 AM   #6
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 47
JayC hit it on the button. Buy a new one install it and rebuild the bad one keep it for a spare.
__________________

__________________
behmke is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
water, water pump



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hot water tank cleaning Pilot135pd RV Systems & Appliances 7 01-20-2014 09:40 AM
Cat 3100 heui water pump? RufussSewell Caterpillar Engine Forum 4 01-14-2014 02:39 AM
Water pump fuse location DeBUSK Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 1 12-25-2013 12:02 PM
Water pump location sunnyup Palazzo Motorhomes 6 09-04-2013 06:33 PM
water pump for the coach '09 Beaver Waterview202 Monaco Owner's Forum 8 08-10-2013 11:27 AM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:18 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.