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Old 05-03-2015, 11:21 AM   #1
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Hot water help

Can anyone help?

First trip actually using water (in Ohio), and was able to dewiterize everything. I still cannot get the hot water to work. I read to change the bypass valve to allow the water to fill up the hot water tank. The only problem is no one tells you where the bypass valve is located.

I have a Rockwood a128s. Can anyone advise where the valve is or even post a pic if possible?

Thanks in advance.


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Old 05-03-2015, 11:24 AM   #2
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The valve/s will be on the back side of your WH, you may need to remove a panel to get to them.

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Old 05-03-2015, 11:29 AM   #3
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If you have a bypass, it should be behind ( interior of trailer side of) the water heater. There should be 3 valves. You want the ones on the inlet and outlet pex to be in line with the pex tubing and the one between the inlet and outlet to be perpendicular to the pex. If you turned on the electric element to try the water heater without first insuring it was full of water ( operate pressure relief valve until water comes out) you may have burned up the electric element. Not hard or expensive to fix, but they only last seconds without water.

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Old 05-03-2015, 11:37 AM   #4
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Look underneath your dinette seat on driver side for by-pass valves......
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Old 05-03-2015, 01:06 PM   #5
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Thanks so much. They had the bench screwed down over it. Mine has the 3 valves, we are up and running!

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