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Discussion of AC's, plumbing and sanitation related issues.
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Re: Unbelievable!!!

Postby sloopjonb » November 26th, 2019, 2:47 pm

Well, you guys had a great idea calling Carver. Brian was out but I spoke to Pat, and he got back to me an hour later to tell me that the access is in through the cabinet under the sink. I had looked there but saw nothing so I'll have to see if I can remove or cut into one of the panels inside the cabinet. At least he gave me the nerve to try! I'll let you know! I must say, those Carver folks are terrific!

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Re: Unbelievable!!!

Postby Cooler » November 26th, 2019, 4:35 pm

Yes they are! There was a time when I was trying to find access to an A/C unit, but had to look a couple of times. Turned out there was a simple lock/latch that held up a section mounted to a hinge. That latch was just out of sight unless I had my head inside the first door under the galley sink. Carver customer service is just "unbelievable"! Have a great day in Holiday!
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Re: Unbelievable!!!

Postby buster53 » November 27th, 2019, 10:38 am

Sometimes the answer how to do something is right there and you just have to look at it enough to figure it out.
Once I needed to replace my fresh water pump. It was located in a tiny space with the only access, a small floor hatch underneath the companionway steps. I must have stuck my head in that space dozens of times and spent hours trying to figure out how to take that pump out and replace as getting to the screws that held it in place was virtually impossible. Finally, it dawned on me...don"t take the pump off the mount it was on, but remove the entire mount with the pump on it. That was pretty easy to do, but it took a long time to figure it out. The answer was right in front of me, but I couldn't see it.

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