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Old 09-03-2013, 07:20 AM   #1
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Water Heater SW6DE - frame/access door

I have the suburban SW6DE - I switch on the propane for 10 minutes to heat - then shut off before fully heated so that the drip from the pressure valve doesn't go between the water heater frame and the housing to the wood/steel frame of the RV. What sealant do I put at the bottom between the frame and the water heater housing to keep the weep from going to the frame?
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Old 09-05-2013, 07:44 AM   #2
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Any good silicone sealant will work, But you need to change your relief valve (aka T & P) it should not weep at all.
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Old 09-05-2013, 07:49 AM   #3
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Gassman is correct the prv shouldn't leak at all.
It eithrr has debris in the valve causing it to leak or its defective.

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