Submitted: Thursday, Jan 03, 2013 at 17:31
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I tore a hole in my water tank n repaired it and no leak there . But now it seems to leak from the upper top back end of the tank and not where the hoses go in so is that a breathing hole or is something missing?? So is this why the hand pump wont work when pumping either?? Any advice is greatly appreciated and thx . Regards Geoff
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Reply By: Notso - Thursday, Jan 03, 2013 at 18:28

Thursday, Jan 03, 2013 at 18:28
Most water tanks have a breather in them, some are internal and have a pipe connecting them back to the filler cap, others are just a beather in the top of the tank.

The hand pumps are notoriously unreliable. Probably has damaged O Rings or the valve is obstructed.

Do you have an electric pump as well?

Lots of people I know end up putting a small in line 12 volt pump in instead of the hand pump. But that pre-supposes that you have a battery in the van.
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Reply By: Geoff W8 - Thursday, Jan 03, 2013 at 18:58

Thursday, Jan 03, 2013 at 18:58
Thx for that n yes do have a electric pump and also have the availabilty of 12v battery on the caravan so will look into a 12v pump set up. Thx again. Regards Geoff
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