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Old 05-18-2014, 10:09 PM   #1
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Water Heater Temperature problem

Was dry camping this past week. Fired up the water heater on propane and I could hear it fire up and heat from the outside of the RV. When using the water over the next couple of days, I notice that the water was warm, but not hot.

Someone suggested that I may not de-winterized properly and utilized the by-pass.

Not sure if that's the problem, but I have attached a couple of pix of the by-pass. Is it in the right position? and would this be the cause of low water temperature?
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Old 05-18-2014, 10:12 PM   #2
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The center (bypass) valve should be in the closed position.
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Old 05-18-2014, 10:13 PM   #3
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I think you want to turn the middle one to block the flow.

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Old 05-18-2014, 10:42 PM   #4
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They said it all, turn the middle knob to close.
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Old 05-18-2014, 10:43 PM   #5
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