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Hi, We are new to the caravan world and have an old Compass Rallaye 51. We have a strange problem in that when we turn on our taps for the kitchen sink no water comes out. If we turn on the bathroom taps and/or shower tap the water will then run also in the kitchen. If we turn the bathroom taps off the water stops running in the kitchen. The toilet also will not flush at any time. It was all working a few days ago. We have a cascade socket that was tripping out but I have replaced the submersible pump and that now does not trip out. Can anybody help?
Hi All, I'm hoping that someone can help me quickly get to the root of a problem I've found since getting the trusty old girl ready for our first holiday of the year next week. The Van: Bessacarr Cameo 420 SL- 92/93 Vintage The Problem: The water heater started leaking badly when I pressurised the system yesterday. On closer inspection, it had been the subject of one of the previous owners' now infamous "repairs". The plastic spigot/inlet at the bottom of the unit had obviously leaked at the joint in the past, and someone had e-poxyed it, finishing the job nicely with several winds of PVC insulating tape- that well-known waterproofer!!! So after unwinding the lot, and inspecting the leak, I knew I had to get the pipe of- with the slightest pull I've managed to bring the ******' spigot with it! It's sheered at the inlet in the casting of the heater itself. After a few choice words, I've now blocked the pipe off so we'll have no hot water on the forthcoming trip. The big question is; is it terminal or will it be a whole new heater? I can't see just yet how that spigot attached into the main unit- wondered if it might be internally threaded. Can anyone enlighten me? Definitely a whole unit-out job as well I should think. I've attached a few photos of the various stages of the nightmare, for reference! Still Attached, Leaking Broken Off! What's left of the spigot/inlet Any tips/advice very welcome indeed!! Cheers Dave
So, we have a small issue with our shower. .temperature control. I've come up with what ( I think ) is a good idea, but wondered if you guys agree, or have any better ideas. ( Using the on-site facilities doesn't count. ) Our system: Two seperate taps for shower, hot & cold. Pump is switched from pressure sensor, not micro switches. The problem: When we first turn the shower on, it takes a little fiddling to set the temperature to what is required. Then, when we turn the taps off to "lather up", we have to repeat the fiddling, whilst dancing round under first cold, then scalding water etc. My (intended) solution: I figure that once the taps are set, there is no need to move them until finished. It's also unlikey that anyone else will run water whilst someone is in the shower. So, I was thinking of fitting a pullcord switch on the ceiling, in the shower. That way, when we want to turn water flow off, we pull the cord, which switches off the pump, and stops water. When we need to get wet again, pull the cord and on comes the water, at the same temp as before. The downside is, that if we forget and leave the switch off, no other taps will run, but that isn't much of a problem. So, do you think this will work? Do you have any other solutions? The floor is yours. ...