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Old 05-22-2018, 10:07 AM   #1
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Just purchased a 99 Sun Voyager 8362 diesel pusher. I am lucky to have most of the original manuels, but I do not have anything on the fresh water system. Am I correct that the on!y way to fill the fresh water tank is using the valve located in the bay with the filters and water manifold? It switches from city water to.fresh water tank. Also, is there a good place to obtain parts/repair into? Thanks for any help for this newbie from Oklahoma.
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There's not much to it. Just a pump, tank and tubing.



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There's not much to it. Just a pump, tank and tubing.



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Thanks for your reply, Sudsy. I understand that, but that didn't really answer my question. Most systems I have read about have a "gravity fill". I was asking if this indeed does have a gravity fill.
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Thanks for your reply, Sudsy. I understand that, but that didn't really answer my question. Most systems I have read about have a "gravity fill". I was asking if this indeed does have a gravity fill.

If it's like my 05 Voyager, no it only fills thru the valve.



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If it's like my 05 Voyager, no it only fills thru the valve.



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Thanks for the answer. Still learning and hope to be able to help someone in the future.
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Thanks for the answer. Still learning and hope to be able to help someone in the future.

I sure understand I just bought this one about 18 months ago. Still learning stuff about it.


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no gravity fill, but if have the valve in the wrong position the pump will suck air
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no gravity fill, but if have the valve in the wrong position the pump will suck air



Mine does the same thing. I thought a check valve had frozen and failed but maybe not. I keep a plug on the water connection when not hooked up and it makes everything work right. If I don't put the plug in the feed hose my fresh water will drain down to the fill line input level. If I look I can actually see the side of the tank in the compartment with the pump and manifold.



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I need clarification on that valve: potable tank or city water. It seems to draw from the tank when in city water position, so what position fills from the hose, uses shore connected water, pumps only from the tank, or anything else? Another newbie wanting kindergarten course.
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Ok. I have the coach home here and one of the things on my punch list is a leak in the fill line for the fresh water tank. i can see it and think I have a fix. But while I am doing that I will be able to do some test. As I recall right now if I were to fill the tank and then switch the selector to "city water" and NOT plug my fill line, the fresh water tank would slowly leak out. If I leave the selector in the "fill" position it will out right drain back through the fill hose. This is why I thought a check valve had frozen and failed. Maybe not.


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