RV News RVBusiness 2021 Top 10 RVs of the Year, plus 56 additional debuts and must-see units → ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

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 05-11-2014, 10:55 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2014
Posts: 8
2000 Jayco Eagle Fifth wheel - water leaking out of city connection

Hi all,
Hoping for some help here as we are heading out on a trip next Wednesday.
When using the pump and not connected to city/campground water supply, water is flowing out from the city/campground hookup. Is there a valve (that is not working), if so where is it located?. The user manual is less than helpful.
Thanks.
coovara 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 05-11-2014, 10:58 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Where ever I park it
Posts: 1,344
There is a check valve that should be close to the city water hook up. It may have some debris in it or it may have failed. Depending on the location of it it may be an easy fix or a real pain.
__________________
2005 Dodge Ram Four Door Dually Southern Comfort Conversion
2017 Forest River 365RK
MnTom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2014, 03:22 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
wingnut60's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Wherever we are
Posts: 4,054
Believe all the city hookups have the check valve directly behind the outside connection--very common part, but sometimes very difficult to access. If the hose connection is a round plate with 3 screws,then you could remove the screws and see if there is enough slack to pull the fitting/valve out to get to it. Otherwise, you would get to it from the inside and that can be difficult/tight to reach.
Joe
__________________
'16 40QBH Phaeton
'15 38RSSA Mobile Suites--traded
'05 36TK3 Mobile Suites--retired but not forgotten
wingnut60 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2014, 03:31 AM   #4
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 49
A quick temp fix is to buy a brass male garden hose hose plug
kgburns1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2014, 10:06 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
Roam America's Avatar
 
Texas Boomers Club
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Somewhere in the lower 48
Posts: 2,282
mine did that once. I connected a hose from the city water connection to a source (as you would in a CG), turned on the water and it jogged the valve. After that it was fine.
__________________
John, Joyce and Zoie (our 17# Guard Dog)
2018 Ford F-450 KR / 2019 Mobile Suites 40KSSB4
Fulltiming since 2008 and loving it
Roam America is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
jayco, jayco eagle, leak, water, water leak



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
Jayco Eagle 33.5RETS vs. Cougar High Country327RES grhtx 5th Wheel Discussion 3 08-23-2014 08:28 AM
New to us, 2000 American Eagle 40VS aw20536 New Rig Show-Off! 36 04-23-2014 07:32 AM
Water Connection Riover Palazzo Motorhomes 4 02-07-2014 10:39 AM
city water inlet not letting water in '96 Southwind bap Fleetwood Owner's Forum 8 08-20-2013 10:31 AM
2 questions about my Jayco 253 5th Wheel AndyTblc Jayco Owner's Forum 4 07-27-2013 07:58 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:26 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.