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Old 11-14-2018, 11:16 AM   #21
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I dont want an inside water heater electric switch. Glad there isn't one.
There is on the new ones. I can do it from my phone.
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Old 11-14-2018, 11:25 AM   #22
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I dont want an inside water heater electric switch. Glad there isn't one.
Why not?

I love the fact that I can turn it on at will inside!

Like when you are ready to get in the shower (ie.- already out of your jammies) and you realize that you forgot to turn the electric on first).

Or it is freezing cold outside and you want both LP and gas on at the same time and you don't want to go out there to do it.

And I love the fact that I can override the whole thing with the outside switch when I want to.

Maybe they should put the gas switch outside as well!
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Old 11-14-2018, 11:34 AM   #23
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I dont want an inside water heater electric switch. Glad there isn't one.


I didn’t know there was one, I always flip the breaker
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Old 11-14-2018, 12:18 PM   #24
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This is what mine looks like...

The one with the brown backing plate and red switch is the electric water heater switch..the lighted one lower right on the white panel is the LP water heater switch...and the second photo is the outside electric water heater switch right next to the water heater.
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Old 11-14-2018, 03:11 PM   #25
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This is what mine looks like...

The one with the brown backing plate and red switch is the electric water heater switch..the lighted one lower right on the white panel is the LP water heater switch...and the second photo is the outside electric water heater switch right next to the water heater.
That was probably either done as an aftermarket mod, or maybe something else. Never seen any Forest River product with a switch like that to the electric heating element.

Forest River utilizes switch panels with the electric switch incorporated into it when installing a SWDEL water heater.
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Old 11-14-2018, 03:30 PM   #26
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That was probably either done as an aftermarket mod, or maybe something else. Never seen any Forest River product with a switch like that to the electric heating element.

Forest River utilizes switch panels with the electric switch incorporated into it when installing a SWDEL water heater.
Factory installed...standard issue...but not a Forest River.
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Old 11-14-2018, 03:45 PM   #27
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Factory installed...standard issue...but not a Forest River.
Did you purchase your Heartland Prowler new or previously owned?
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Old 11-14-2018, 03:54 PM   #28
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Did you purchase your Heartland Prowler new or previously owned?
Brand new...

My previous Heartland TT had the same setup.
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Old 11-14-2018, 04:10 PM   #29
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Brand new...

My previous Heartland TT had the same setup.
Gotcha, but this is going to be an instance of where your Heartland is not going to be typical of a FR manufactured product. Just something to bear in mind for the future so as to not confuse the issue.

This is what you may be likely to see in FR products where the SWDEL is concerned.




and here is just one example of what you may see for a SWDE model, but there are others.

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Thanks for the tip but it will probably be weeks before I can start to learn the In- Command dynamics....I'm still getting lost inside just trying to find my way out.
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