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Old 07-08-2009, 03:33 PM   #1
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8281SS Electric/Gas Water Heater

How do I get my water heater to just run on electric so that I am not using up so much propane when we camp in cooler months? They showed my husband how to run it in the electric mode, but he forgot. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 07-08-2009, 03:47 PM   #2
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Should be a toggle switch in water heater compartment. May be a wire safety pin in it. If there is remove pin and flip switch to on. Do so only if hooked up to water and tank is full or you could burn out electric element.
Leave water heater switch on control panel off as that is only for propane mode. We use very little propane other than when in transit for fridge and for BBQ.

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Also, make sure the breaker is on.

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