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Old 10-22-2013, 09:19 PM   #1
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Bypass for hot water

Does the 2008 sunseeker have a hot water tank bypass, if so where is it,
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Old 10-22-2013, 10:00 PM   #2
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Does the 2008 sunseeker have a hot water tank bypass, if so where is it,
Welcome to the forum. My experience the bypass is located behind the HW tank; 3 valves, one on the cold supply line, one on the hot return line, and one between. To bypass you close the supply and return valves, and open the one between, which bypasses the HW tank.
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On a 06 Sunseeker it's just one valve. Not sure if it stayed the same for 08.
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Old 10-23-2013, 11:58 AM   #5
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Is it behind the water heater?
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Old 10-23-2013, 12:01 PM   #6
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Is it behind the water heater?
Yes. My water heater is close to the kitchen sink so my valve is in the cabinet under the sink.
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Old 10-23-2013, 10:46 PM   #7
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Yes. My water heater is close to the kitchen sink so my valve is in the cabinet under the sink.
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Old 10-24-2013, 08:00 PM   #8
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There are three valves for the bypass. One is cold water into the heater, one is hot water out of the heater, and one is the bypass. Closing the inlet and outlet valves and opening the bypass valve allows you to pump RV antifreeze through the hot water system without putting any in the water heater.

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There is only one on a Sunseeker, at least the 04 thru 06. Click image for larger version

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I'm just not sure if that carried through to 08
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Old 10-26-2013, 06:16 AM   #10
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The photo I posted shows the valve arrangement on our 2011 Sunseeker.

I'm puzzled by the single three-way valve that Motocross posted. Does the tee on the hot water outlet line have a check valve in it? If not, then water and/or antifreeze would enter the water heater through the hot water outlet.
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