Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×
Jayco RV Owners Forum
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 07-26-2018, 05:43 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
fochman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Charlotte, NC Area
Posts: 1,474
Replacing water heater bypass valve again

The valve on the hot water line coming out of my water heater on my 2011 X213 is frozen and I need to replace it. This will be the second time this particular valve has failed. The first time was a year after buying the camper and it was repaired under warranty. I am not at all plumbing savvy and would like to know (1) what is the easiest way to replace the valve and (2) is there a more durable type of valve to use than the cheap original type? The valve in question has a cheap plastic handle that rotates 180 degrees to open and close it. Would appreciate any suggestions.
__________________

2011 Jayflight X213
2011 GMC Sierra Crew Cab
fochman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2018, 07:08 AM   #2
Site Team
 
norty1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: James Island, SC
Posts: 22,851
You can buy brass versions online or and many rv suppliers. Spend a few extra bucks and never have to do it again. They also make 3 way valves if you want to do a little changes to the configuration. Eliminate 1 valve. Thats how many new rigs are piped.

Here are some I recently purchased. You would need 3 to just replace the old plastic junk valves.
http://www.amazon.com/Everflow-Suppl...2KHQDW3S7CB07T
__________________
Moderator
2011- 351RLTS Eagle, MorRyde suspension/pin box,
2017- F350 6.7 PSD Lariat FX4,SRW, SB,CC
Hughes PWD SP-50A, TST TPMS
Gator roll-up bed cover
B&W Turnover ball, Companion Std hitch
Can't find what you're looking on JOF? Try Jayco Owners Forum Custom Google Search
norty1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2018, 08:09 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
in the wind's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: Bountiful
Posts: 118
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1-1-2-PEX-X...53.m2749.l2649

This is what I used. All Brass.
in the wind is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Jayco, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:18 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.