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Old 03-26-2015, 10:21 AM   #1
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My hot water heats up then after using it doesn't keep the hot water hot. I might have a bad thermostat . Anyone have this problem ?
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Old 03-26-2015, 10:59 AM   #2
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By pass valves turned incorrectly?

Does it seem like it's hot again if you don't use it for awhile?

Does it go from hot to Luke warm to cold pretty fast?
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Old 03-26-2015, 04:14 PM   #3
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The hot water will be warm when I return to the coach . If I run the water for a while the water will stay warm until the heater comes on again. It seems the thermostat don't kick on as the water cools down
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Old 04-04-2015, 10:40 AM   #4
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I'm having a similar concern. Water doesn't stay hot for the length of a quick camping shower.


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Old 04-04-2015, 11:09 AM   #5
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I'm having a similar concern. Water doesn't stay hot for the length of a quick camping shower.


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Are your bypass valves turned correctly?

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Old 04-04-2015, 02:46 PM   #6
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Good question. Where are the bypass valves located.


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Old 04-04-2015, 03:05 PM   #7
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I timed my hot water run out time in the shower. I get 5-6 minutes of hot water using a mix and then completely closing the cold water valve for the last 2 minutes. Much longer if I shut the shower head off between rinsing.


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Good question. Where are the bypass valves located.
Most likely.

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Behind the hot water tank.

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On an FR3 there is no acess behind the water heater. Should lbe below near the fresh water tank. At least on my 25DS.
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Ok so I found the bypass and this is the factory position, meaning I have not turned anything. Is this the fresh water fill? If I connect to the city water do I turn the valve left or right?


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