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Old 09-22-2011, 11:23 AM   #1
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Water Heater

I just bought a 2002 Sun Seeker LE, Forest River 289. I am having problems working the water heater, is their a elect switch, or a water cut off valve that i need to be aware of? Could you please give me instructions on how to lite it up.

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Old 09-22-2011, 11:45 AM   #2
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Get the manufacturer and the model number off of the heater. (Probably Atwood or Suburban.) Go to their website and, hopefully, you will be able to download the manual for your specific heater. Yes, if you have one installed there is a sort of a cutoff valve - it is called a water heater bypass. Located at the back of the water heater, it is used to divert water around the water heater so that you can drain the heater to winterize it. You might have to dig to find it.
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