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Old 09-26-2019, 11:27 AM   #1
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Smelly hot water

Took the trailer out for the first time in almost a year , sanitized the water system as always. Hot water smells bad . Need ideas how to get rid of the smell. Thanks
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Old 09-26-2019, 11:36 AM   #2
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Most folks suggest replacing the magnesium or aluminum anode with an aluminum/zinc rod. The zinc is supposed to prevent the rotten egg smell.

Solving rotten-egg odor in water heaters with aluminum/zinc, powered anodes
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Assuming you have a Suburban WH, check out video #5 here:

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Took the trailer out for the first time in almost a year , sanitized the water system as always. Hot water smells bad . Need ideas how to get rid of the smell. Thanks
I'm on a phone currently, but if you will look in the FAQ subsection of our forums under water heaters...there a five videos stuck at the top provided by suburban. One of those videos explains the causes and cures of the rotten egg smell.
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And Iwritecode fixed you up while I was pecking away at my phone. Thanks
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