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Old 05-19-2014, 11:06 AM   #21
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This is how my valves are set currently for use of water heater:
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If your heater is setup as this then you will be set to go!
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Old 05-19-2014, 11:22 AM   #22
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Thanks Everyone

I will go in tonight to look around. I thought that the wall mounted panel that shows the tanks .. the switch only triggers the furnace to light, and not the water heater. The furnace did light when I tested.

Appreciate all the help. I'll get in there tonight, take pics, and repost to be sure.
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Old 05-19-2014, 01:41 PM   #23
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You should have a thermostat on the wall as you walk into the bathroom, that will control your furnace.
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Old 05-19-2014, 02:26 PM   #24
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I see the Thermostat. So the switch on the wall is purely for the hotwater ignition (the switch below the tank levels). That makes sense, though the manual is poor and it is really not self evident. I'll fill this weekend, test pressure the tank, and fire it up! Thanks
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Old 05-19-2014, 02:34 PM   #25
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there is no "Thermostat" for the water heater.
the Thermostat is for a/c and furnace, not the water heater.

it does sound like you see the DSI red toggle switch for the water heater's propane side, which is usually near the tank/battery level monitor panel.
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Old 05-19-2014, 02:38 PM   #26
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Yes I understand that there is no thermostat. I'm looking to confirm that on the little panel mounted on the wall by the galley that has the tank levels indicators and battery indicators, and two toggle buttons ("heat" and "pump") what the heat switch does. I assumed that enabled the furnace to work (on or off). It sounds like rather is the switch that turns on or off the direct ignition to the hot water tank? Make sense? I'll take a picture tonight
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Old 05-19-2014, 02:46 PM   #27
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Yes your left red switch on panel near sink is only for water heater using propane gas. The right switch is only for your pump to use water from the fresh water holding tank. Thermostat on the wall near bathroom works only the furnace. Feel free to message me anytime! I am new to the Vibe 6504 as well. Learning as I go and asking questions from all these kind folks on here!
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Old 05-19-2014, 02:53 PM   #28
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OK great! Makes sense. I bought it from another person. No dealer. The documentation is very poor. We have our first trip this weekend. Keep your computer handy, I may have questions LOL
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Old 05-19-2014, 03:04 PM   #29
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Fire away with questions! If I haven't a clue somebody on here will! Enjoy the long weekend!
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Old 05-25-2014, 09:41 PM   #30
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Hot water switch??!?

Is there a thermostat for the water heater so it doesn't overheat? I've accidentally left it on after washing dishes. Went to bed. Late on the night I here the pressure relief valve pop and water rushes out the grill in the outside metal door! Is this normal for the suburban wh? I haven't seen anyone mention it in these threads to turn the electric switch off when done...
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