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Old 01-27-2013, 12:24 AM   #1
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Opportunity to learn how to replace HW heater element

Today I took our RV out of storage and moved it to our new location (Latitude 49 RV Park) in Birch Bay, WA. In my rush to plug the power in, I noticed the meter spinning and wondering what could be causing the draw. Within 15 seconds, I heard a pop and knew exactly what happened, forgot to turn the switch to "off" on the hot water tank.

Ordered a new Suburban element from Ebay for $20 and will install myself.

Hopefully this helps others from making the same mistake.




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Old 01-27-2013, 06:14 AM   #2
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They are easy to replace. I did mine....you just need an element socket(available @ hardware store).
Thats why I added and inside water heater switch. As long as that one is off...you can leave the one on at the tank.
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