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Old 05-04-2012, 11:18 PM   #1
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Water heater/refrig not working

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New to the forum and new to RVing! I am really excited but have an interesting problem. I bought a sunseeker 3170DS and this is the first wkend out.
I cannot get my refrig to turn on-no lights whatsoever- and I notice that the water heater is not running.
Gas is on-am I missing a switch or need to check a circuit breaker somewhere?
The main circuit panel has no issues
Please help-I feel like such a noob
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Old 05-04-2012, 11:37 PM   #2
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Possibly a few things.....

Circut Breakers need to be on for A/C use
Gas needs to be full
Gas needs to be on and purged of air for propane use
Battery needs to be charged for use on either
Fridge needs to be plugged in to the outlet behind the pannel to work on A/C
W/H may have debris in the burner tube....
You also need to turn the W/H on on the pannel....If its a DSI model thats all you need to do.....make sure its full of water!!

It would be helpful to findout what mode you are trying to run both the WH and Fridge.
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Old 05-04-2012, 11:50 PM   #3
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I am currently running on electric. I have no power to the frig. Button for w/h on. No warm water(has been on for hours). I just can't think of any thing else that I haven't checked.
Trying not to let it ruin a beautiful wkend here in IA
Thank you for your thoughts
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Old 05-04-2012, 11:57 PM   #4
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Do you have the gas bottles open. Make sure you open them slowly. Also the fridge will have an auto/gas mode. make sure it is on electric. Your water heater could be gas only, so you will need propane for that. Light a stove burner to verify gas is on and working. Turn off the water heater, wait a few minutes, and turn it on again.

Just re-read your post, "gas is on". Did you light a stove burner? DO this to purge the lines. May take a minute or so. Will also tell if you have gas. Since you didn't say what year camper, used, or new, it may not have any propane in the tanks.
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Old 05-05-2012, 12:01 AM   #5
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2011-first owner. Propane tank 3/4 full. Burner has been lit.
I'm getting the feeling that I need to get this serviced
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Old 05-05-2012, 12:03 AM   #6
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2011-first owner. Propane tank 3/4. Gas burner has been lit.
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Old 05-05-2012, 12:05 AM   #7
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I am currently running on electric. I have no power to the frig. Button for w/h on. No warm water(has been on for hours). I just can't think of any thing else that I haven't checked.
Trying not to let it ruin a beautiful wkend here in IA
Thank you for your thoughts


Where you at in Iowa??????!!!!!!!!
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Old 05-05-2012, 12:13 AM   #8
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White breast campground on lake red rock(by Knoxville)
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Old 05-05-2012, 12:18 AM   #9
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White breast campground on lake red rock(by Knoxville)
Nice!
thought maybe if you were close by id come by and try to help ya!
Ur several hours from me!
darn it I was looking for something to do tomorrow!
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Old 05-05-2012, 12:21 AM   #10
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Ha-thanks anyways. I guess this is part of the joy of RV ownership
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