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Old 08-30-2014, 10:37 PM   #1
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Hot water temperature question

Hello , I have a new 2015 Surveyor TT , while getting it ready for its maiden voyage I flushed & filled the hot water heater and let it run on propane till it shut off on its own. But the warmest temperature I could get at the faucets was 101° . I want to raise the temperature up to at least 120° , as I don't think the lower temperature is hot enough to wash dishes , dirty bodies etc. Does anyone know how to adjust the temperature on this. The owners manual makes no mention of it. Thanks.
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Old 08-30-2014, 11:18 PM   #2
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Hello , I have a new 2015 Surveyor TT , while getting it ready for its maiden voyage I flushed & filled the hot water heater and let it run on propane till it shut off on its own. But the warmest temperature I could get at the faucets was 101° . I want to raise the temperature up to at least 120° , as I don't think the lower temperature is hot enough to wash dishes , dirty bodies etc. Does anyone know how to adjust the temperature on this. The owners manual makes no mention of it. Thanks.
Hi temp limit must have tripped. Try resetting it by pushing the rubber button on the right side of the black panel in the wh compartment.
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Thanks Old Coot , I'll try that. Didn't occur to me that would happen with a new unit . Only other time its been on was during the walk thru at the dealer.
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Also make sure water heater by-pass valves are set properly as shown in picture.....
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Thanks Old Coot , I'll try that. Didn't occur to me that would happen with a new unit . Only other time its been on was during the walk thru at the dealer.
One of the most common faults with these units is the thermostat which is not adjustable looses calibration and cannot be reset. Some times you must contact Atwood or suburban and order the thermostat which is available in maybe six settings, nonadjustable. Use high as you can stand and add cold to use. Located below the "boot", top unit with button is hi trip, wired to it is the thermostat.
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Took it back to the dealer for this and a couple of other problems , and fonzie you were right. They said a bypass valve was turned the wrong way. Haven't tried it yet. We'll see. I know I didn't mess with them as I don't even know where they are.
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