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Old 05-22-2011, 08:59 PM   #1
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water heater operation

Hello all. Just took the new 26BH on the maiden voyage and could not get the hot water heater to operate on electric - worked fine on propane. I cycled it according to the instructions, but no luck. I am sure I am doing somethign wrong. Any thougths?
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Old 05-22-2011, 09:29 PM   #2
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When in electric mode, does the light come on at the control panel?

Checked fuses/breakers? Plugged into shore power?

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Old 05-22-2011, 09:48 PM   #3
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Yes, the light on the switch comes on and stays on, but no hot water
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Don't know if you have a electric fireplace but if you do check the switch, the fireplace and hot water heater cannot be used at the same time. The switch will have to be in the hot water side for you to get hot water. Leter Ernie
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Did you have your trailer plugged into shore power when trying water heater on electric? It doesn't work off the battery.
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Old 05-22-2011, 10:17 PM   #6
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Check with the dealer.... if they are close just drop in .. dont even take the Trailer they can show you on another one or you can show them what you are doing..
also try flipping all the breakers off and back on sometimes a blown breaker does not always move to the off position
the switch is a 12 volt that moves a solenoid the light means it is turned on I can make mine come on when not on shore power..
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Old 05-23-2011, 09:53 AM   #7
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Check for a switch outside on the water heater itself. Mine has one that I forgot about.
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The heating element may need to be replaced inside the tank
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Thanks all, will check in to it more and give your suggestions a try. It is a brand new trailer and the water heater is entirely automatic and worked on propane, so I think I will hit all the breakers, and if that does not work there is a local dealer I can swing by.
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Don't know if you have a electric fireplace but if you do check the switch, the fireplace and hot water heater cannot be used at the same time. The switch will have to be in the hot water side for you to get hot water. Leter Ernie
Currious. The 330RLTS has the fireplace and water heater on separate 110v circuits. I would think the 33RLDS would be wired the same way.
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