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Old 02-19-2015, 08:51 AM   #1
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Want to void your Atwood water heater warranty? Simply replace the drain plug with an anode rod. Atwood says leave the anode rods to "other guys."
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Want to void your Atwood water heater warranty? Simply replace the drain plug with an anode rod. Atwood says leave the anode rods to "other guys."

What material is their tank made from that an anode rod would not be necessary or beneficial ?
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What material is their tank made from that an anode rod would not be necessary or beneficial ?
Glass coated I believe.. If it did not come from the factory with an anode then Don't put one in...
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Glass coated I believe.. If it did not come from the factory with an anode then Don't put one in...
I understand if it didn't come with it, don't do it. Just curious, most glass lined home hot water tanks still have the anode rod. Perhaps you don't need it since all the water lines are plastic? Looked up the water heater I have at home, says "Cobalt Blue Ultra Coat™ glass-lined tank and anode rod protect the inside of the tank from corrosion" Guess my question is, how can glass corrode ? Inquiring minds want to know
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What material is their tank made from that an anode rod would not be necessary or beneficial ?
Atwoods have aluminum tanks, no anode rod necessary.
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