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Old 03-27-2018, 05:58 PM   #1
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My water pump is very loud when operating. It is making the lines vibrate badly and its also cycling on/off every3 to 5 minutes, even when nothing is running. We do have the residential fridge with ice maker, but it takes longer than 5 minutes to make ice so I`ve ruled that out.

It seems to me like it is losing water pressure causing it to cycle crazily like that.Anyone have any other ideas I can look into? Or better yet a solution.
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Old 03-27-2018, 07:08 PM   #2
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My water pump is very loud when operating. It is making the lines vibrate badly and its also cycling on/off every3 to 5 minutes, even when nothing is running. We do have the residential fridge with ice maker, but it takes longer than 5 minutes to make ice so I`ve ruled that out.

It seems to me like it is losing water pressure causing it to cycle crazily like that.Anyone have any other ideas I can look into? Or better yet a solution.
Is your normal/fill valve in the normal mode? If in the fill, it will do that.
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Old 03-28-2018, 09:52 AM   #3
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If that's not it, check the connections on you pump. If the connections aren't tight that could also cause it. Also, they are all loud even if you replace it with a quiter pump, put foam under it, and put a quieter on the lines it will still be loud, just not as loud. You know how I know.
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Old 03-28-2018, 05:03 PM   #4
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Thanks to both of you, weston-on-wheels and DQDick for the responses.

Yes my valve is in the "fill" position, will change it for this weekends trip.

Will also check all connections on the pump again, did that prior and found no leakage's ASSUMED was all tight, not just a visual inspection.
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Old 04-01-2018, 07:35 AM   #5
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Is your normal/fill valve in the normal mode? If in the fill, it will do that.
That is what happened to us on one of our first trips. Felt really stupid but we have never had a fill mode before. Switched it to normal and quiet as a mouse now.
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Yes, just fixed my "leak" this morning. Thanks
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Switching the lever from "Fill" to "Normal" solved the issue! Thanks to all that responded!
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