Jayco RV Owners Forum

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-24-2011, 07:30 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 20
Hwt question

I am camping this weekend and I was speaking with the owner of the campground, he mentioned shutting off the hwt and draining/flushing it out atleast twice a year to help remove debris buildup. My questions is: once the hwt is shutoff and I drain the hot water in the sink, do I remove the plug on the hwt and turn the water on to the camper supply and flush it out? Im not having any issues at the moment with the hwt but I was just wondering if I should do that tomorrow when I tear down?

Tim Wittekind
Marietta, Ohio
35ft Jayco Designer:USA:
2004 Dodge Ram Diesel 4dr
sootsweeper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2011, 07:52 PM   #2
Site Team
Crabman's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Virginia`s Eastern Shore
Posts: 14,656
Anytime my trailer will sit more the a few weeks I drain the hot water tank by removing the plastic plug. This should flush out the tank, as 6 to 10 gallons will pour out depending on the size of your tank. If I leave our well water in there it will smell bad after about a month. I learned about that the hard way.
2017 Coachmen Catalina 283RKS
2004 Chevy 2500 HD CC 6.0l
2010 Jayflight 28BHS (sold)
Crabman is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
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

» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:28 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.