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Old 10-17-2015, 01:51 PM   #1
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Water heater bypass

I have been all over my 2007 georgetown 378 and I absolutely cannot find the water heater bypass valve. I found a hose above the propane tank that goes into a T that appears to be where you put antifreeze
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Old 10-17-2015, 01:59 PM   #2
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Look at the water heater from outside.
Now go inside and try to imagine where the back of it is.
It might be under a bench seat or the bed or even in a closet.
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Old 10-17-2015, 03:01 PM   #3
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Mine is accessible from underneath the WH. It has a cover like other access hole for basement. 2011 Georgetown 337
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Old 10-17-2015, 03:48 PM   #4
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Ok, thanks guys, I think I found it...behind the mud flap there is a white access cover and behind it if I reach up in and follow the lines there is a single petcock, now the question is if the petcock is perpendicular to the lines is it open or closed and which way allows water into the hot water tank. I also found a line above the propane tank that has a petcock that has another line that goes into what I am assuming is the fresh water tank. Is that to allow you to pump antifreeze into the system...i tried both positions and neither one draws antifreeze out of the gallon jug
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This might help you.....post #2 in this thread....

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I know there is a world of difference between your MH and my FW, however.

I need to bypass the water heater and then switch the valves in the docking station before it will pull AF from the bottle.



Could you need to do the same?
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this is the valve on the water tank, the hose with the kink in it is the one that is open for antifreeze, the other hose goes to the tank, no matter which way I turn the valve, no anti-freeze comes out of the jug, (and yes I un-kinked the line first)
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this is the valve on the water tank, the hose with the kink in it is the one that is open for antifreeze, the other hose goes to the tank, no matter which way I turn the valve, no anti-freeze comes out of the jug, (and yes I un-kinked the line first)
Could the AF pickup tube be plugged?
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