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Old 01-03-2019, 04:20 PM   #1
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Bypass for hot water heater

2018 forestriver 325 13 wolf pak .looking for the location of bypass valves for hot water tank.anyone know???

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Old 01-03-2019, 04:30 PM   #2
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2018 forestriver 325 13 wolf pak .looking for the location of bypass valves for hot water tank.anyone know???
I don't have your model but if a tank type heater (not tankless) they are typically located behind the water heater (accessed from inside the trailer) or in a wet bay. (accessed from outside in the wet bay)

Often times you need to remove a panel, drawer, or open a cabinet to access them when inside. Find the location of your water heater on the outside, then go inside to the corresponding area of the outside location to start your search.

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5picker has you fixed up, but this thread may offer more pics and valve configurations you may encounter.
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Old 01-03-2019, 05:41 PM   #4
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If this is your unit:

it appears to be under the shower/bathroom sink. You probably have to access it from the pass through. Look for a panel, probably screwed shut - they like to do that.

I've attached a pic of the various ways they've figured out how to plumb the bypass valves.
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