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Old 05-26-2014, 06:30 PM   #1
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Angry 2011 21fbrs

Ok I need some help. I just bought a 2011 21FBRS and brought it home. It has been winterized and I de-winterized it. I am having trouble with the hot water heater. I hooked up the city water, and power and the battery. I turned the gas on then turned on the switch in the bathroom. The pilot lites and runs for awhile then shuts down. I did not touch it for an hour( not knowing how long it takes to heat the water) when I turned on the hot water at the sink it would not get warm. I turned on the cold water side and I have WARM water..Am I not doing something right and why would the hot and cold be reversed?
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Old 05-26-2014, 06:49 PM   #2
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Look behind your water heater and make sure the middle bypass valve is closed....as picture shown below.
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Old 05-27-2014, 05:22 PM   #3
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You may have to purge the air out of the gas line. Each time I take my TT out I have to turn the gas bottle on then all three burners of the stove for maybe two minutes. After maybe one minute I try to light one of the burners on the stove. When it lights then I know I have the air purged from the lines. That's when I turn my water heater on.
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