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Old 12-14-2015, 11:23 AM   #1
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Atwood Water Heater Recall by FR

Just received an alert saying that FR is issuing a recall on Atwood water heaters for certain model year 2012-2016 Berkshires equipped with Atwood on demand water heaters, models OD45, OD50, and OD50CW, manufactured January 2, 2012, to August 13, 2015. It says that the recall is expected to begin January 12, 2016.

Forest River''s number for this recall is 51-11092015-0107

That's all the info I have now.
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Old 12-14-2015, 11:45 AM   #2
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Tankless water heaters are nothing but a problem. Always have been -- Always will be. I'm a plumber and I refuse to install tankless water heaters for my customers. If they insist, I refer them to a buddy that will do it.

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Old 12-14-2015, 12:15 PM   #3
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Tankless water heaters are nothing but a problem. Always have been -- Always will be. I'm a plumber and I refuse to install tankless water heaters for my customers. If they insist, I refer them to a buddy that will do it.

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Are you also referring to ones for residential use? Just curious
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Old 12-14-2015, 01:18 PM   #4
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Tankless water heaters are nothing but a problem. Always have been -- Always will be. I'm a plumber and I refuse to install tankless water heaters for my customers. If they insist, I refer them to a buddy that will do it.

Bruce

Have to say, been using the one in my Berkshire for two years now and love it! Hot water never runs out and can adjust the temp as needed! I've heard of others with issues but mine has always worked as advertised.

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Old 12-14-2015, 02:00 PM   #5
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Just received an alert saying that FR is issuing a recall on Atwood water heaters for certain model year 2012-2016 Berkshires equipped with Atwood on demand water heaters, models OD45, OD50, and OD50CW, manufactured January 2, 2012, to August 13, 2015. It says that the recall is expected to begin January 12, 2016.

Forest River''s number for this recall is 51-11092015-0107

That's all the info I have now.
I am at the factory right now having repairs to our 38A and I well ask Andy in about 1/2 hour what the story is
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Old 12-14-2015, 02:14 PM   #6
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Sounds like Atwood does not work any better than Gerard. Like most of this Green devices ... they are crap. Last summer was the first time I managed to get anything but cool water from our 2012Berk390BH60.
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Thanks for the heads-up! I appreciate it.


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I'm listening. Our '16 38a has the Atwood. I took the door off but don't find a model number! Please please let us know what Andy says and where to find the model! Thanks much!


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