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Old 08-15-2014, 10:43 AM   #11
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If you have a Gerrard HW heater you do not have a by pass.


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Old 08-15-2014, 10:46 AM   #12
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Old 08-15-2014, 11:00 AM   #13
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Joe a couple if thing. First please add what rig you have to your profile. When I'm on my phone it doesn't show up.
If you have low WP at the site you are try running the water pump. It should give you the WP you need to run the WH. Look for a shower head that mixes air in it. There are a couple out there and they help a lot. Read the old posts on the forum about the Gerrard WH. There is tons of info posted and more than I can relate in this post. Are you using water from your tank or the campground? I know that in AZ some places use a cistern and that could be the problem. If the water is warm coming in it is almost impossible to get the temp right as there is not a thermostat in the water line. If that's the issue call Garrard and they can send you a BTU limiter that closes off half of the burners. We used them before the temperature dial they use now. Click image for larger version

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Old 08-15-2014, 11:13 AM   #14
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At our Wildcat plant tour we told that the on demand hot water heater were discontinued for now in the Wildcats. It sounded like users needed to learn how to use it. It delivers hot water a little different than the standard hot water heater. A steady flow of hot water when using it is the key to it.
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Old 08-16-2014, 01:22 PM   #15
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Thanks folks!

We are in a 2014 FR Legacy and currently are hooked up to CG water. Whenever we run the hot water it sounds like the pump is running, but I have it switched off. I am using a pressure regulator. Seems water pressure is low.

It is not just the shower that is a problem, any hot water use will vary considerably, it just is most uncomfortable in the shower.
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Thanks folks!

We are in a 2014 FR Legacy and currently are hooked up to CG water. Whenever we run the hot water it sounds like the pump is running, but I have it switched off. I am using a pressure regulator. Seems water pressure is low.

It is not just the shower that is a problem, any hot water use will vary considerably, it just is most uncomfortable in the shower.
Try removing your water pressure regulator. It may be "buzzing" from corrosion in the valve and reducing your water pressure too much.
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Old 08-16-2014, 02:07 PM   #17
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It is brand new, used about 15 days. I do have a spare so I will swap them out.

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It is brand new, used about 15 days. I do have a spare so I will swap them out.

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Trying to think about what could cause the "motor" noise.
Most likely is not a new regulator...

Still thinking...
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Old 08-16-2014, 02:20 PM   #19
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Does the water heater have a fan to exhaust the fumes? Could be that is what you are hearing.
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I don't think there is a fan, it seems to vent right out the side of the MH. Could it just be burner noise? The pump is on the other side of the MH so I don't think that is it, but sound similar. I'll have the DW run the HW while I look outside.
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