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Old 04-25-2019, 07:35 PM   #1
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water heater de-winterization question

I am a new owner of a 2018 forest river forester class c.
I have turned the water on, flushed out the antifreeze . Problem is I can't get water to come out of the water heater where the plug goes. Is there a by pass somewhere, because if there is I can't find it! I don't think water is going to the water heater. Don't want to turn it on until I know there's water in it it. Thanks for your help!
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I am a new owner of a 2018 forest river forester class c.
I have turned the water on, flushed out the antifreeze . Problem is I can't get water to come out of the water heater where the plug goes. Is there a by pass somewhere, because if there is I can't find it! I don't think water is going to the water heater. Don't want to turn it on until I know there's water in it it. Thanks for your help!
Steve
Bypass valve(s) are generally on the back of your water heater. I can't tell you which panel to remove to access them - but, hopefully, another owner can tell you.
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Old 04-25-2019, 07:59 PM   #3
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I searched the Forester sub-forum for "bypass" and found this (among others) ==> Winterizing. Maybe it will help.
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Mine is behind a panel below the sink with 4 screws. Remove the panel. Turn the three valves to open cold in hot out and bypass off.

Hope this helps. rch
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Mine is behind a panel below the sink with 4 screws. Remove the panel. Turn the three valves to open cold in hot out and bypass off.

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On my 3051, it's under the fridge.
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I am a new owner of a 2018 forest river forester class c.
I have turned the water on, flushed out the antifreeze . Problem is I can't get water to come out of the water heater where the plug goes. Is there a by pass somewhere, because if there is I can't find it! I don't think water is going to the water heater. Don't want to turn it on until I know there's water in it it. Thanks for your help!
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Who winterized the unit for you? Absolutely, until you get water flowing through, donít turn on the heater.
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After turning the bypass valve(e) in proper positions fill the Water Heater Tank and don't forget to help the air out by releasing the overflow valve.
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