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post #4 of Old 08-19-2014
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Re: Head's raw water intake not working.

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Originally Posted by L124C View Post
I'm not getting raw water supply to my Jabsco head. I'm guessing the intake is plugged. I dove the boat and stuck a coat hanger into the through hull, no luck.

Maybe blow it out (technically...in) with compressed air or water?
Ideas?

Could anything else be causing this? I didn't think so, as it seems to be naturally pressure fed. Normally, open the valves and the bowl starts filling. Close the valve and it stops. Fail to close the valves and sink the boat!
(And I'm ready for the jokes!)
1. Close seacock
2. Disconnect hose from seacock
3. Open seacock slowly
Water?
Rushing in or small drip?

If water intake is OK check hose between seacock and toilet pump.

If your toilet normally fills with water when seacock is open you should install a anti siphon valve..
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