2 Pumps 1 Tank

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  1. panescrubber

    panescrubber Newcomer
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    Hi I'm new to the forum and I'm hoping to get some answers to several problems I seem to have got since I revamped my van.:( I had a basic set up of 1 tank, 1 Pump and 1 regulator and all was fine. I decided a couple of weeks ago to revamp my van and added another pump and regulator. Now one pump, the pressure switch keeps kicking in (P5) on regulator display and the other runs for ten minuets then the regulator display goes all erratic then switches it's self off. Is it not possible to run 2 pumps off the same tank? Or, do I need to have non return valves in there some where? It's got me beat. Any ideas :)

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    Terry
     
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  2. bluemonkey

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    yes it is possible, are they both coming out of the same drain point
     
  3. panescrubber

    panescrubber Newcomer
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    Hi bluemonkey

    Yes they are
     
  4. bluemonkey

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    ok, i think the prob is they are both coming out of same drain point, do they both work fine when only one is running
     
  5. panescrubber

    panescrubber Newcomer
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    I tried one on its own and it was ok. So if that's the problem, how do I get over it?
     
  6. bluemonkey

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    add a other drain point, very easy drill hole and but in connector, will find a pic of what i mean
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  7. bluemonkey

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  8. panescrubber

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    Many thanks bluemonkey I will try that :)

    Cheers

    Terry
     
  9. kevinc250

    kevinc250 Well-Known Member
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    install two pipes from the tank of exactly the same lenght one to each pump that should stop one pump getting more that it should,that should sort the problem out
     
  10. bluemonkey

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    i got a feeling he has a splitter after the drain point, can you put a pic up, are both controller set the same
     
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