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Old 10-07-2009, 07:13 PM   #1
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where is my water heater?

I want to learn to winterize my rv. Georgetown 2009 378. I have no clue as to where to look for my water heater. Help appreciated. THis forum is wonderful. thanks!

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Old 10-07-2009, 07:50 PM   #2
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It is a square access door on the passenger side just aft of the rear tires. There is a small pull ring which you pull and turn sideways to fit through the slot, you can then remove the door. The switch for the electric element will be on the lower left side inside that door behind a propane pipe, it should have a safety clip through it so it cannot be turned on accidentally. If your tank is full then you can remove the clip and turn on the electric element. There will also be a drain plug that can be removed with a large adjustable wrench, they are usually white and made of plastic.

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Old 10-07-2009, 08:53 PM   #3
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thanks NW

i will look for it tomorrow. I am thinking about doing the compressed air winterization u talked about. We want to camp some over winter and this certainly sounds easier to de- winterize. thanks again.
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and 1 Cat - Harper Lee
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Old 10-09-2009, 12:37 AM   #4
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Well, we're only travel trailer trash, but that's what I did all last winter to our 255rks. If it was going to get below freezing for more than a couple days, I'd drain the low point drains and then use the air compressor and blow out the lines with air. Never had a problem there and didn't have to use flush all the lines when we wanted to use them during the winter. Just blew them out with the compressor again when we got home.

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Old 10-11-2009, 08:43 AM   #5
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As NWJeeper stated, it's behind the small door with the vent on it, just past the rear wheel.

Below are links to videos that may help you with winterizing.

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