Originally Posted by turnerpa
The water heater in my 2010 Catalina works just fine but my question is the switch for the electric element on the face of the water heater is extremely hard to switch on and off. I pushed and pushed and stopped without getting it to switch before I broke the switch. Is this switch always hard to push or am I missing doing something? I am trying to get it switched off so I can check the element for scaling and proper operation.
Thank you in advance!!
I am thinking the switch is corroded internally and needs to be replaced.
If it is corroded "on" there is every likelihood that the heating element has been damaged if power has ever been on your camper without water in the tank.
If the heating element works, then I would leave it alone and use the circuit breaker in the power center to turn it on and off until you can get it repaired.
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