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Old 08-28-2015, 01:54 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by roxie1824 View Post
This may be a silly question. When you are adding water to your camper through the city water connection, does the hot water tank fill first?
Not always - depends on it's proximity to the city water connection. Note the advice in the thread that relates to ensuring the HWT is in fact full and bled of air.

Originally Posted by roxie1824 View Post
My husband read online that it is a good idea to clean your hot water tank with vinegar. It said to pump it into the tank using the city water connection. Has anyone ever done this?
This may be what DH was referring to:


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Old 08-28-2015, 03:11 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by youroo View Post
Sure is going to make the Water Filter taste like Apples! Have him remove the A-rod and drain the W/H! Then cut off a old or New washing machine water supply hose and screw 1/2 of it on your garden hose and place it in the W/H drain hole! Hold on to it and watch the (White Crud) come out of your heater! A BIG bottle brush inserted at the same time will help bring the Crud to the Exit hole! Youroo!!
Thanks youroo I knew there was a use for my unused washer hook up and it's right there next to my hot water tank. Thanks again for the tip.

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