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Old 04-27-2014, 11:07 AM   #1
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No hot Water

We have a 2013 with a suburban water heater.Last trip out the water heater was working but the water was only luke warm. Any suggestions? Thanks
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Old 04-27-2014, 11:11 AM   #2
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Do a search at the top,valves prob need turned! Youroo!!
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Old 04-27-2014, 11:44 AM   #3
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Just posted in another forum, that might help with the bypass valves. Here is a link:

Hot water heater won't work

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Old 04-27-2014, 11:48 AM   #4
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Make sure you valves behind water heater are position as shown....
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Old 04-29-2014, 05:45 AM   #5
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We had the same issue, I had opened the valves into the heater and it was was working, but warm was all we got and that was sparatic at best. Finally realized that in my haste, I failed to close the bypass valve when I opened the water heater valves. once that was shut had all the hot water I could use, and damn it was HOT!
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Old 04-29-2014, 08:21 AM   #6
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Also make sure your outside shower "if equipped" isn't turned on allowing water to mix.

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Old 04-29-2014, 08:31 AM   #7
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HOLY COW, i just took my new camper out this weekend and had the same issue. I was worried the water heater was bad. I'll have to make sure i check the valves.

This is exactly the reason why i love this site!!! So many knowledgable people. Better than any user manal. HAHA.
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Old 04-29-2014, 09:17 AM   #8
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If one of the valves is wrong position or partially turned it will cause
problems.
My water heater only has 2 valves! The are like the middle and bottom
valves in the photo in post 3 below.
They do this by using check valves in place of the 3rd hand valve....

I had a trailer some years ago that only had 1 winterization valve but it
worked!

BTW- I have copied wmtire's post with the valves diagram to our
FAQ- water heater area for future reference.
This topic comes up often!

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Old 05-02-2014, 09:48 PM   #9
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Thanks for the info. It was a valve. The picture helped a bunch, Fonzie.
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