Caravan water pump - Selecting the right 12 volt water pump for your caravan, bus or cabin in the bush is as simple as getting a 12v water pump that will service the number of taps ( outlets ) you have. EG: Toilet, shower, bathroom sink and kitchen sink = 4 outlets
For the budget conscious with 4 outlets the Escaping Outdoors 12v FL40 is a great choice. A great diaphragm water pump for caravans, best used in conjunction with an accumulator tank. The 24v model often used in buses is the FL44.
The Jabsco 12 volt Par-Max HD5 is equivent to the FL40 in output and has the addition of a built in bypass within the pump which means you rarely require a pressure tank with this caravan pump.
The Shurflo 4.0 and Shurflo 5.0 fresh water pumps are available in both 12 volt and 24v models. The addition of a built in mechanical by-pass function enables these pumps to vary their flow rate for any on-demand condition, including low flow, without cycling and without the need for an accumulater. A brilliant quiet caravan pump!
If you experience hammering or cycling with your caravan pressure pump or a failed pressure switch your system is telling you to add an accumulator tank to your system to alleviate these issues. This article on why you might need a pressure tank is great. Have a read!
If you are unsure of which 12 volt or 24v water pump is best for your caravan Bus RV or motorhome just give us a call on 1300 411 366 or drop us a line. We're here to help!