Onboard Water Pump

Discussion in 'General RVing' started by bcn1098, Oct 2, 2002.

  1. bcn1098

    bcn1098 New Member

    Is there anyway to quiet down the onboard water pump? When dry camping and useing on board water the pump makes a lot of noise. The pump is mounted on the sidewall under the bathroom sink area in the out side bottom storage compartment area but still sounds loud inside motorhome.
     
  2. C Nash

    C Nash Senior Member

    Onboard Water Pump

    bcn1098, most of the pumps are kind of noisey but, you can relocate them and have better results sometimes. If it is on the sidewall try relocating on floor or a solid area. I have also used the rubber grommets from auto shocks for mounting. Be sure the inlet and outlet of the pump uses flex hose.
     
  3. bcn1098

    bcn1098 New Member

    Onboard Water Pump

    Thanks Chelse,

    Will give that a try.

    Bill
     
  4. Troutbum

    Troutbum New Member

    Onboard Water Pump

    If you will order a accumulator from Campers world, about $30. and install it just after your pump, it will quiten it down a bunch, additionally, the pump will not cycle as often as the accumulator absorbs the ups and downs of the pressure, Also your hot water tank will not pop off all the time releasing pressure, a great fix overall, and easy to install.
    :laugh:
     
  5. bcn1098

    bcn1098 New Member

    Onboard Water Pump

    Thanks Troutbum,

    will look in to it and try it out.
    Bill
     

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