Eliminating Air Locks

An air lock in your caravan’s water system can easily be rectified by following the simple method outlined below.

First of all, check that:

  • The water barrel is full.
  • The water pump is in the barrel and that the pipe is not kinked.
  • The drain down valve is closed i.e. boiler/Alde (yellow valve on most vans).
  1. Turn on the pump.
  2. Open cold tap on kitchen sink and run until flowing constantly.
  3. Open cold tap on vanity sink and run until flowing constantly.
  4. Open cold tap on shower and run until flowing constantly.
  5. Go back to kitchen sink.
  6. Open hot tap and run until flowing constantly.
  7. Open hot tap on vanity and run until flowing constantly.
  8. Open hot tap on shower and run until flowing constantly.

When all air is removed, the water pump should turn off automatically.

If the water pump continues to run after completing the above process, check for the following:

  1. Water leaks – check all connections.
  2. Air leaks – check all connections are secure.

If the problem persists, further investigation will be required. Please call our Aftersales department to book an inspection on 01262 400733