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- Scurvy Dog
- Posts: 2
- Joined: January 25th, 2014, 4:39 pm
- Vessel Info: 1990 Carver 3608
I have a 1990 3608 ACMY and when I am using city water hook up at the dock I have hot water for the aft shower but when out on the water and I am using the water pressure pump I have hot water in all other faucets except for the aft shower. I am assuming it is a check valve somewhere but I am unable to locate it. Does anyone have any ideas or thoughts? Thank you in advance for your help!
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- Joined: February 5th, 2013, 9:24 pm
- Vessel Info: 1987 3697 Carver Mariner
1988 Cougar 46 Kevlar Vee offshore
1969 15' Glaspar / 1969 Johnson Electrmatic 85
1964 Barron Flat bottom drag boat
A couple of dinghies
- Location: Saint Joseph and Trenton, MI
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Possibly the filter is slightly clogged and the aft shower is the farthest from the pump, thus not getting the water? Or the pressure pump needs a rebuld? It is really a simple thing to do. The standard "filter", more like a strainer bowl, is usually mounted close to the pressure pump. It's a little thing, clear plastic.
After turning off the water, unsrew it and clean it. If that wasn't it, you should be able to take out the pump and rebuild it fairly cheaply and easily. Just get the model number and buy a kit.
1964 Barron Flatbottom with BBC Chevy
1969 Glaspar Avalon /1969 Johnson Electromatic 85
1987 Carver Mariner
1988 Cougar Kevlar 46' with triple blown 572s
Past - 1988 2807, 1989 4207 Aft
- Scurvy Dog
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- Joined: July 31st, 2013, 4:16 pm
- Vessel Info: 2004 466 Carver
- Location: Red Wing MN
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