Originally Posted by Hokiehall
If the electric side is not heating the water but the gas side is, then there is a problem with that part, not a lack of water.
I agree, hot with gas but not electric has nothing to do with the bypass.
Originally Posted by flagstaff
Open the outside water heater cover and look to the lower left there should be a switch with a pin in it. If you don't have the switch you may not have an electric water heater. When it's running on electric you won't hear anything.
When you are in the trailer you won't hear anything but if you are standing at the water heater and the water in it is cold still (no gas turned on) when you flip the on/off switch you "should" hear the heating element start sizzling. At least I can on mine.
Have you checked your breakers?? Also could be a bad heating element..