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Old 04-21-2016, 09:47 AM   #31
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if you change those valves and have water pouring out id check your water heater to see if there is another valve there that is open to drain the unit.
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Old 04-21-2016, 10:16 AM   #32
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if you change those valves and have water pouring out id check your water heater to see if there is another valve there that is open to drain the unit.
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Old 04-21-2016, 10:21 AM   #33
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Check to make sure your pressure relief valve is closed!
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Old 04-21-2016, 11:49 AM   #34
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Your in bypass for your hot water. the three valves i circled should be changed. you will have water come from your taps due to the middle valve being open. the others take water to and from your hot water heater
I'm going to change these 3, but I think I've done that and it pours out the bottom. When looking, and I will again, I do not see any valve on the water heater itself. Maybe I have to take a panel off, but in my instuctions and the one posted on here does not say anything about a shut-off, or drain valve. I'll go thru it again tonight when I get home.
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I looked at post 13, opened up the manual and noticed a panel that can be removed, and a system drain knob is seen in figure #10. Maybe the factory or dealer turned it during winterizing. If I turn the shut off valves to the way we think they should be tonight, and it still flows out the bottom, I'll pull that panel and turn the knob.
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Old 04-21-2016, 06:21 PM   #36
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Did you read the draining and storage portion of the manual in post 13? It states unit must be drained and refilled in spring and air removed prior to lighting.


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I hope that you've not turned on the water heater without being certain that it's full of water. Make sure that the air is purged and the tank full before turning on the heater, or you can burn up the heating element in a heartbeat.
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Old 04-21-2016, 07:10 PM   #38
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I hope that you've not turned on the water heater without being certain that it's full of water. Make sure that the air is purged and the tank full before turning on the heater, or you can burn up the heating element in a heartbeat.
You really need to check posts from the beginning. The water heater is an ON DEMAND system.
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Old 04-21-2016, 07:55 PM   #39
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Got hot water, turned the valves the way everyone thought they should be, still had water coming out of the drain. I took the panel off the rear of the water heater, and there's a 1/4 turn valve to drain the water out of the heater, for winterizing, turned it 1/4 turn close, works great, actually could be a little hotter, but at least it hot. I believe there a adjustment to make it hotter. I want to thank everyone for their help.
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No hot water

I guess where everyone is going wrong is they see suburban on demand and all they see is suburban, I didn't even know they made an on demand.


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