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Old 03-31-2011, 04:49 PM   #1
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water heater breaker keeps tripping

I have a 2011 Berkshire 410QS MH and the water heater keeps tripping its designated breaker. Any suggestions?
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Old 03-31-2011, 07:05 PM   #2
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Yeah, but unless you're familiar with electricity it's
a job for the repair guy.

If it was me I'd disconnect the wires at the element
on the water heater and check for a short to ground.
If it has tripped the breaker more than once you have
a problem.

It's time for some trouble shooting with a meter and
someone who knows how to use it.

Be careful out there.
You can use it on gas in the mean time.
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My guess would be the heating element is bad. I have seen that on someone else's camper. Like KyDan said if you don't know about electricity, better take it to your dealer.
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Old 04-18-2011, 09:34 AM   #4
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blatch70 is the winner!!!! The heating element was bad, replaced that and put in new anode(sp) flushed tank and now it works like a charm. Lots of hot water and not using our propane.. Thanks to everyone for the suggestions.
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Great!!!!!!! Glad to hear that's all it was. Enjoy it, get out and camp as much as you can.
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