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Old 05-30-2014, 07:34 PM   #1
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Hot water heater in 2015 roo 233s

Hello all! The maiden voyage with our new camper went awesome! I do have one question. Is there any way to turn up the temp on the hot water heater? It was working but we would like the water a little warmer!
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Old 05-30-2014, 08:04 PM   #2
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Hello all! The maiden voyage with our new camper went awesome! I do have one question. Is there any way to turn up the temp on the hot water heater? It was working but we would like the water a little warmer!
Most likely you have your bypass valve open or one of your shower heads is "OFF" at the head with the faucets open.

Either will allow cold water to cross over and dilute your hot water.
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If you have followed Herk's advice and still want hotter water, you will have to change the 2 hi limit switches on the heater itself. One for 12v and one for the 110v. They are normally 130° and can be replaced with 142° for about $25-$30 for the pair.
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I'm not sure I understand. I thought you open the bypass valve to allow water to flow into water heater before turning water heater on. Am I suppose to close it after the water heater is full?
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I'm not sure I understand. I thought you open the bypass valve to allow water to flow into water heater before turning water heater on. Am I suppose to close it after the water heater is full?
No, the bypass is to bypass the heater to keep from filling it with antifreeze. Turn it off like Herk suggested.
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I'm not sure I understand. I thought you open the bypass valve to allow water to flow into water heater before turning water heater on. Am I suppose to close it after the water heater is full?
Just to be clear, you have 3 valves on the back of your water heater right?

In use, the lower and top one are open, and the middle one in the vertical pipe is closed as pictured.
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Thank you for clarifying that. I am new to camper life. I have always camped in my tent. First camping trip will be 6/13. So much to learn. Thank you everyone for the great information you post.
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Thank you for clarifying that. I am new to camper life. I have always camped in my tent. First camping trip will be 6/13. So much to learn. Thank you everyone for the great information you post.
It's to bad your dealer didn't clarify this during pdi.
But then again frf would be a ghost town if dealers gave out great advice and showed there customers a complete pdi.

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Thank you for clarifying that. I am new to camper life. I have always camped in my tent. First camping trip will be 6/13. So much to learn. Thank you everyone for the great information you post.
I'm in the same boat. My PDI was a week ago and I haven't had a whole lot of time in the trailer the last week and forgotten some of the stuff they told me about. I can't even remember where my bypass valve is on my 2014 233s as a matter of fact lol
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My bypass valve in 2014 23ss is behind the water heater
It is located in a cupboard by the front bunk
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