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Old 04-11-2014, 10:55 AM   #11
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Old 04-11-2014, 02:21 PM   #12
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Well crap. Good know now, I guess. Thanks for the help and info.
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Old 04-29-2014, 07:03 AM   #13
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I have my valves in the correct position but am getting no water from hot water tap at all. If I turn by pass to winter position I get 3 seconds very hot then ice cold. I'm so confused as to why this is happening. I can't find anything in forum to figure this out.
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Old 04-29-2014, 07:06 AM   #14
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Also, I have checked relief valve, water comes out. Running it on propane and city water.m
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Old 04-29-2014, 09:57 PM   #15
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Jkodko:

I'm guessing your hot water (HW) valve is bad. First time out last season, I thought I'd opened the HW valve. The handle turned, but the valve inside did not. Had forgotten to close the bypass, so I was getting 3 secs of hot (you get some conduction of heat through the closed HW valve) before the cold water from the bypass line took over. Mine also started leaking when I pulled the handle off and tried to turn the valve stem with my pliers.

I've got the metal valves, not the plastic ones as in the pics above.
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Old 04-30-2014, 04:23 AM   #16
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Jkodko:

I'm guessing your hot water (HW) valve is bad. First time out last season, I thought I'd opened the HW valve. The handle turned, but the valve inside did not. Had forgotten to close the bypass, so I was getting 3 secs of hot (you get some conduction of heat through the closed HW valve) before the cold water from the bypass line took over. Mine also started leaking when I pulled the handle off and tried to turn the valve stem with my pliers.

I've got the metal valves, not the plastic ones as in the pics above.
Thanks, that makes sense. I also have metal valves. The cold water knob actually came off and I had to turn with pliers. I guess I need to fix both.

I appreciate your help

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Also, I have checked relief valve, water comes out. Running it on propane and city water.m
Dawn, it's always helpful if you post what year, make and model you have or put that info in your signature line.
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Dawn, it's always helpful if you post what year, make and model you have or put that info in your signature line.
Sorry, It's a 2012 30 Ft v-lite fkss
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Thanks, that makes sense. I also have metal valves. The cold water knob actually came off and I had to turn with pliers. I guess I need to fix both.

I appreciate your help

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This is what happened... for the second time. I decided to fix it myself... make sure you have a pocket pex crimper.
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Old 05-02-2014, 09:22 PM   #20
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Well it was actually the cold water valve. The valve must have been letting in enough water to fool me into thinking it was working. I cut the old valves and replaced both hot and cold with shark bite brass fittings. Super easy fix.
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