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Old 05-02-2015, 03:02 PM   #21
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Funny mine hasn't leaked in 15 years.
Drained and flipped every trip.




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Old 05-02-2015, 11:35 PM   #22
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DO NOT open a hot water tap to purge the air from hw tank this could be detrimental advice.
Can you elaborate as to why?

Edit: Never mind. Saw explanation in later posts. Thanks.



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Old 05-03-2015, 04:04 PM   #23
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OK, I have to weigh in here. Never hook up your water hose until after you have flushed the local water line! Unless, of course, you like drinking spider guts. Flush out the spiders and rust from the local line (especially early in the season). Then hook up.

And, in case no one has made it perfectly clear...hooking up to "city" water does not fill your onboard water tank. That is a totally separate operation. You have a fresh tank fill, usually behind a small locked door.

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Old 05-04-2015, 08:56 PM   #24
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Go to YouTube they have video on all of this....
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Old 05-04-2015, 09:13 PM   #25
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Opening a panel is not a problem, I just figure if I need into it each time, it is going to get a hinge. Getting to this one by the slide is not straight on access.

My tank is enclosed and do not see any way to look into it.

Also, I see a cord was left unplugged, I assume this is for electric heat and should have been plugged in.
You do not have to remove the panel each time. Only to winterize and de-winterize. Once set for normal operation, you are good for the season.
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Old 05-04-2015, 10:35 PM   #26
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Now that I have found the AC plug and plugged it in, the ac switch and pressure relief valve in the back outside I think I am good to go. I am hoping the tank was full all the time, because when I found the AC switch it was already on. You would think the dealer would make sure it was plugged on and the switch was off before sending it home with you.
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