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Old 02-03-2015, 10:42 AM   #11
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Ok I have 12v from the board at the Gas Valve terminals. I unplugged each one separately and only one solenoid is working...looks like I will be ordering a Gas Valve. Seem correct to you two?

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Old 02-03-2015, 10:53 AM   #12
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I noticed that I do not have a bypass/shut off valve between my hot and cold outlets of the water heater. Am I "losing" some of my hot water to the cold side? It definitely looks easy enough to get a valve and close it to have separation of hot/cold.

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Old 02-03-2015, 11:17 AM   #13
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What unit is this W/H in? What age? Youroo!!
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Old 02-03-2015, 02:58 PM   #14
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If only one solenoid working the whole valve has to be changed. They do not sell the solenoid for safety reasons. Can shop around and find prices from $90 to $150 if you are changing it. Would take pictures to make sure the wiring will be correct.

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Old 02-03-2015, 07:11 PM   #15
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Go to
In the Category drop down box select Water Heaters.
In the search box enter 3475.
White-Rodgers coil will pop up.
Order it, install it and enjoy your hot water.

Try digging around at PPL Motorhome parts site. RV Parts and Accessories for Sale - PPL Motor Homes
They had the single solenoid for around $30 but that was several years ago. It is a White-Rodgers part and it seems as though it was listed under the Atwood water heaters. Same solenoid. I may have the information at the MH but going to be several days till I can look for it.

I don't have time right now to research but I also posted this on too maybe five years ago. Might do a search there and see if you can find it.

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