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Old 05-08-2012, 02:08 PM   #11
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I have the same problem with my G378, 2012!
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Old 05-08-2012, 02:31 PM   #12
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Mine looks ok (2008 373)
I lay under the motorhome
by/under the hot water heater.
Unscew the inspection cap
stick my hand in, feel around
and pull out a electronic box
about 5 inch by 3 inch
with wires coming off it,
all still connected to something.
I was wondering what that is for.
Thanks for any help.
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Old 05-08-2012, 09:43 PM   #13
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I have the same problem with my G378, 2012!
That's exactly what mine looked like. The first time I noticed mine the screw on the left side was missing. I just figured it got loose and fell out. I replaced it and about 3 months later I could see the screw had sheared off. I guess that Loc-tite held the threads in place but it lost it's head. I noticed as I pushed in on the bottom how much it pushed back so I unscrewed the cap and looked inside and that's when I saw the small support.
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Old 05-11-2012, 06:36 AM   #14
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Help, took our 2012 378 out for the first time turned on hot water tank water warmed up then went off cant get to come back on? Also when I turn on the furnace they do come on but so does the air condition any clue what the fix might be???
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Old 05-11-2012, 06:57 AM   #15
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I "think" I might know the answer to your furnace question as I had the same thing happen to me. I beleive your AC is not coming on when you turn the furnace on, just the AC unit fans are coing on. The controllers manage 3 settings, those for the AC, the FURNACE and the AC FAN. If the AC FAN is set to anything other than "auto" then they will come on when you turn the furnace on. Try setting the FANS to auto then turning the furnace on and see if this fixes your problem.

On the hot water tank side are you running on shorepower or propane?
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Old 05-11-2012, 07:13 AM   #16
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I have the shore line pluged in but was running hot water tank with propane
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Old 05-11-2012, 06:39 PM   #17
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Hmm,

If you are on shore power then unless you physically turned off the AC power switch located behind the outside hot water tank access panel you would be attempting to use both AC and propane to heat the water. I don't make a habit of doing this but you can if you are really in a rush for hot water.

If you are using both shore power and propane and not getting hot water something funky is up. Did you check for water in the hot water tank by slightly lifting the pressure releif valve on the hot water tank? When you turned the gas on for the water heater at the inside control panel did the reset light go out and did you hear the burner by the hot water tank ignite? If you have water in the tank, the gas burner is lite and there is hot water coming out of the pressure relief valve then check that the in/out valves to the tank are fully open and the bypass valve is fully closed. If you are connected to shore power and the water coming out of the releif valve is still cold did you press the electric and gas thermostat reset buttons behind the outside access pane(big black rubber looking buttons - make sure water in tank before resetting)l?

Next level of troubleshooting is going to require tools and a multimeter.....
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Old 05-11-2012, 07:08 PM   #18
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I figured out what the problem was I thought I turned the by pass valve but after I looked there was three that needed turned, you were correct about the fan has to be on auto. Thanks for all your help.
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:35 AM   #19
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After our second trip in our 2011 327DS Georgetown, I noticed that the bottom of the outside cover plate for the water heater had started pulling away from the sidewall. The dealer checked it and explained that the tank is wrapped with foam for insulation then was supported using two blocks of wood positioned so that the edges of the blocks were pressed up against the foam. Time and normal inertial forces caused by driving on today's potholed roads caused the edge of the block to dig into the foam allowing the tank to pivot at the top of the cover plate. The cure was to add a full (tank) sized wood support for the foam wrapped tank to rest on. The original supports now prevent the tank from shifting forwards and backwards, a much better use for them.

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Old 05-31-2012, 07:26 AM   #20
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So I also noticed the plastic flooring under the WH is bulging down from the weight of the WH. I unscrewed the access port and took the pic below. You can see the scaffolding they built resting on top o the plastic flooring to support the WH. That's crazy/lazy engineering...
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