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Old 06-24-2015, 01:34 PM   #11
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That is surprising that your tank water can get that hot. One bonus of our Canadian climate I guess. And winterizing! That is fun too.

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Old 06-24-2015, 01:58 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Subaru297 View Post
That is surprising that your tank water can get that hot..
The tanks on the Greyhawks are not insulated. The combination of a high ambient temp, extremely hot asphalt, and the hot exhaust running under the coach, all add up to some very hot tank contents. And I mean ALL the tanks.

Two years ago, we drove to Glacier NP. 114 degrees at midnight in Vegas. Roof A/C quit working. Dash A/C provided no relief. I felt like I was going to have panic attack. There was nothing cool to be found. Tank water was blistering, temp inside the coach was blistering, temp outside was suffocating, and there was absolutely zero breeze. To top it off, these fridges struggle to cool at all at those temps. Everything frozen melted. Getting ready to drive through Vegas Friday. Temps are to be a few degrees cooler. Hope the A/C works.

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Old 06-24-2015, 11:47 PM   #13
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Also you might want to check your outside shower if equipped. It's possible that it got used and someone shut the water off with the button on the sprayer, leaving the hot and cold valves open, thus allowing hot to mix with cold.
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Old 06-25-2015, 11:23 AM   #14
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Same thing happened to me last weekend

Yep, I had the same experience going to and from Road Atlanta last weekend. The fresh water tank is uninsulated and directly over the engine exhaust. Water was very hot but not unusable. In fact, I took a nice free hot shower one night after stopping in a rest stop.

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