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Old 06-15-2013, 12:13 AM   #1
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I have a 32 foot 2006 camper. The tank on my water heater is leaking. The tank is under the bunk beds. Can I buy just the tank or do I have to buy the entire unit? Can the tank be repaired?

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Old 06-15-2013, 01:55 AM   #2
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yes you can replace it, but if you could look closely and identify the source of the leak, it may be repairable. Sometimes the relief valve or another fitting may leak and you can fix it, if the tank itself is leaking it will have to be replaced
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Old 06-15-2013, 07:30 AM   #3
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Where's the leak for sure?
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Not for sure where it is. I just know it is all wet around the water heater tank area.
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Not for sure where it is. I just know it is all wet around the water heater tank area.
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I have to wonder about a fitting on the back of tank.
Pretty unusual for a tank to leak.

Unless the anode rod was severely neglected for years.

Sometimes the pressure relief valve can leak as well the anode rod may seep.
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Thanks so much, I will be checking out the fitting tomorrow.

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Thanks so much, I will be checking out the fitting tomorrow.

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Keep us informed.
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I have a 32 foot 2006 camper. The tank on my water heater is leaking. The tank is under the bunk beds. Can I buy just the tank or do I have to buy the entire unit? Can the tank be repaired?

Thanks in advance,
Lisa
You haven't said who mfg. it but my experience is Atwood will sell you a tank, (I changed one), however Suburban will not. You must change the entire heater in their case. Like others said check the screw on fittings first or the plumbing around it. Heaters or tanks are not cheap.
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Water heater problems

Thanks so much for all the replies. It was in fact the value at the top of the water heater. All fixed now and ready to leave Sunday for a week with 7 of my grand children.

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Thanks so much for all the replies. It was in fact the value at the top of the water heater. All fixed now and ready to leave Sunday for a week with 7 of my grand children.

Gods Blessings On You,
Lisa
Great news lisa!
Glad you got it fixed.
Was the fitting loose ? Broken ?


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