Originally Posted by cawffeeguy
Someone asked me if I had a Suburban or Atwood water heater because I should change my Anode Rod since it’s been 2 years. I looked all over the water heater and couldn’t find anywhere where it says it’s Suburban or Atwood? I do not have any manuals, so 2 questions:
1. Does it make any difference what brand I have and just change with the standard anode rod like Camco’s?
2. Does anyone know what brand I have…it’s a 2015 Georgetown 270s?
Thanks for any help.
Don't know if the OP ever figured out for sure he had a Suburban water heater (or even if it could had been an on demand type), but passing on this information that bclemens posted, that although applying to Class C's I would assume is relevant to all makes/models RV's.
He said one of the fastest ways to identify between a Suburban and Atwood brand is to look at the latch holding the water heaters outside cover/access door in place. As long as it's still the factory installed latch, then if it's plastic it's a Suburban........ and if it's metal, it's an Atwood.
After I learned this, I do remember walking around various RV's at a local RV show we had, and verifying this with all kind of different brands/makes/models. It was just like he said at that time.
I guess those reading this can check their RV's to verify if this is correct.