Originally Posted by Bob55
In poking around our new Wildcat Maxx TT, there is a switch on the main panel that seems to switch the water heater from propane to electric. Is there a separate switch that will shut the water heater off when not needed, or do I just shut off the propane supply?
I appreciate any comments and feedback!
If you do indeed have a Suburban water heater (not the tankless variety), then this FAQ may help out in understanding the switch(es).
Suburban's electric switch and much more
If you only have one water heater switch inside (Suburban model SW?DE), then it usually operates ONLY the propane/DSI.
If you have TWO water heater switches inside (Suburban model SW?DEL), then one is for the propane/DSI and the other is for the electric heating element.
Back to the RV's with only ONE inside switch (SW?DE), you may find a secondary switch outside on the face of the water heater that ONLY controls the electric heating element.
It's all explained in the link above, if this is the water heater you have