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Old 04-21-2014, 11:01 PM   #11
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This is what the DC/Propane switch looks like in my camper.
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Old 04-21-2014, 11:03 PM   #12
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the light should come on for a second before the water heater lights, and it's not. water never got warm had electric element switch turned off. Will try again tomorrow.
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Old 04-21-2014, 11:12 PM   #13
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the light should come on for a second before the water heater lights, and it's not. water never got warm had electric element switch turned off. Will try again tomorrow.
Very easy to troubleshoot the AC side but a little more complicated to troubleshoot the DC side.

Go outside and press both reset buttons (gently! don't break them).
They are located behind the rubber circles.

If the one on the right pops in; you solved your problem.

If not you might want to remove the cover and visually inspect the thermostats for obvious damage.

They are easy to replace but make sure you get the AC or DC one to replace a bad one. They are not interchangeable.

If you want hotter water and you have a bad thermostat, replace BOTH with the higher temperature (never just one).
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Old 04-21-2014, 11:40 PM   #14
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Never had a dual water heater (gas, electric) before and walk through was kind of quick when it came to this. Plus the fact they never showed where the bypass valves were, there were only 2 valves on my old trailer and there are 3 on this one. Thanks for the help will probably get it tomorrow.
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Old 04-22-2014, 03:04 PM   #15
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Last night I tried the reset and nothing happened, did it again this morning and hearda " pop " sound went in and tried to light the hot water and this time it went without a hitch. Let it run till it shut off and cooled off then tried electric also no problems. Had lots of hot water in either mode. Thanks to all that helped
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Old 04-23-2014, 08:33 PM   #16
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Ah! The old spider web in the chimney trick!

The web blocked the flue and caused a bad mixture. When the mixture is bad you get a "no light" condition because too rich or too lean it won't light. The gas backs up in the flue due to the web causing a rich mixture.

You must have caught it just right (gasses dissipated a bit) and it "exploded" clearing the flue.

You are good to go till next time!
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Old 05-05-2014, 07:46 PM   #17
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Hello All! Newbie here......I am having he same issue with my DSI Water Heater. I have tried all of the suggestions to no avail. Does anyone have any other thoughts?

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Hello All! Newbie here......I am having he same issue with my DSI Water Heater. I have tried all of the suggestions to no avail. Does anyone have any other thoughts?

Thanks!
I had to re-align the sparker on mine when brand new. It is a ticklish operation to get it aligned per the manual.
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