Tag Archives: water heater

Hot-Water Surprise

Hot-Water Surprise Bob, this will not solve the original peoples’ hot-water problem (“Too Much Hot Water,” January 2007), but I did have a good chuckle when I first read about it in the April issue (“Too-Much-Hot-Water Solution”). The reason I chuckled is that this particular episode reminded me of one of our stays at Twin
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RV Doctor – Musty Water Taste/Smell

Dear RV Doc, Our day/night blinds have broken threads. Is there a way to fix or re-thread them or should we purchase new ones? Both living area blinds broke only days apart. We also have a musty smell and taste in our water. What could we do to correct this problem? Should we drain our
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LP Appliances- pilot type water heaters

In my last blog entry, I touched on the theory behind using a pilot and thermocouple as a flame safety device in an LP appliance. This week we’ll look at how it works in the most common RV application- an LP water heater. The 2 main RV water heater manufacturers are Atwood Mobile Systems and
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LP Appliances- flame safety devices

My main troubleshooting philosophy has always been that in order to figure out what is wrong with an appliance or system, you need to understand how it works. Over the next few months, I’ll try to cover LP Appliances in RVs all- with the exception of the stove top burners- have some sort of flame
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