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Old 10-05-2013, 04:00 PM   #1
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where is the water heater located? I've looked everywhere. The only vents are for the fridge and furnace.
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Old 10-05-2013, 05:46 PM   #2
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go outside and you should be able to find the outside hatch to the WH. it'll have vents on it.
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Mine is next to the refrigerator both are behind the same cover, yours might be sharing a vent cover with something.
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This is what you should be looking for.

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Old 10-05-2013, 05:52 PM   #5
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The little black switch turns on the electrical heating element if its a suburban wh.

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If you look at the 1:58 mark of this video, you see the white water heater panel right underneath the words "Forester by Forest River" on the passenger side. It's just a few inches below the words.

It's like the hatch Turbo pointed out.

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Old 10-05-2013, 06:34 PM   #7
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Yep there it is!
Right above the furnace outlet.

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Old 10-06-2013, 02:52 AM   #8
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3121ds water heater

thanks everyone I appreciate your help.I found the water heater panel (suburban)and the water heater itself is hidden under the sink counter. Had to take out teh drawers to see it. Now i just need to figure out how to drain it and bypass it I dont see any bypass under the counter. just the red and blue lines.
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thanks everyone I appreciate your help.I found the water heater panel (suburban)and the water heater itself is hidden under the sink counter. Had to take out teh drawers to see it. Now i just need to figure out how to drain it and bypass it I dont see any bypass under the counter. just the red and blue lines.
To drain it, you'll pull the anode rod out...which you access from the outside of the RV.

These links may help, and show you where the anode rod is. You will need a 1 and 1/16 inch socket to pull the anode rod.

http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...ore-36197.html

Drain the hot water heater?

Anode facts and FAQs

Before draining, it's a good idea to make sure the water is cool (not heated), and you may want to open the pressure relief valve (shown in pic) to let the water flow out better. You don't want to stand in front of the water heater, as the water will come out very quickly.

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