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Old 08-07-2007, 12:22 PM   #1
Itakethe5th
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Slideout Pump Reservior Leaking

Seems like I remember a post about this and how to fix the gasket or where to get a replacement.Tried the search function but didn't find anything.Any body have the link or any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 08-07-2007, 02:35 PM   #2
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We had that happen to us last winter and E-mailed Lippert about it. We had a brand new pump less than a week later.

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Old 08-07-2007, 02:36 PM   #3
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Here are the other posts on the Slide Pump Gasket problems.

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Landing gear and slide questions
http://www.montanaowners.com/forums/...de,pump,gasket
Reservoir /pump leak
http://www.montanaowners.com/forums/...de,pump,gasket
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Old 08-07-2007, 05:13 PM   #4
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Looks like you are probably out of warranty like I was so replacing the pump to the tune of over $1,000 would be last on my list. As noted in the above referenced threads, I went to a hardware store that could make gaskets and had them make me several slightly larger in cross section than the original. I installed one of them and havn't had a leak for months. That is the 99 cent fix. In addition, I placed a piece of solid foam insulation under the tank to prevent the tank from bouncing when going down the road and comming loose. (The tank is cantilevered out from the pump).
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Old 08-07-2007, 06:07 PM   #5
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It's not really a gasket, but an O-ring (at least on mine) As mentioned, you can have one made or just match the old one up at a local hydraulics supply house. Worst case senerio is the flange on the reservoir itself is cracked or warped ... I dunno if just the reservoir can be bought. It might be worth a try calling Lippert for the answer to that question.
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Old 08-07-2007, 11:49 PM   #6
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The pump is warrantied for 5 years if you are the original owner. Just had mine replaced for free 2 weeks ago.
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