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Old 04-16-2013, 07:31 PM   #1
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Water heater question

Hi Guys and Gals....looking for some help!!! I opened up the trailer yesturday and dewinterized it. My hot water heater is gett ing warm but not hot like is should be. I have tried it using electric and gas and both eth same result. Anyone have any ideas???? Please help!!
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:40 PM   #2
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You didn't set the bypass valves correctly.
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:50 PM   #3
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That's probably it.
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:59 PM   #4
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The same symptoms every time someone says "warm but not hot"

Check the by-pass valves. If there's heat at all, it's being restricted by the by-pass valves in the wrong position. If it wasn't working by heating even a little bit, the water temperature would be cold.
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Isnt the bypass a 90 degree valve I thought it was on or off. What might I be doing wrong
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Take a picture of the back of the water tank and we can critique.
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The three valve system in the pics that Turbs posted is the simplest. His pics clearly show the positioning of all 3 for summer versus winter. Do you have 3 valves on your rig?
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