Water heater does not work when its raining... when electronics are subject to excessive moisture. This is my conclusion after our most recent outing in the MH. Unit is a 2006 model and the water heater has never "not worked" until this last weekend.
Drove to campground in some pretty steady rain and during our weekend stay it rained off and on. Arrive at site, set up as per usual and water heater won't fire. It is an Atwood G6A-8E, gas only, 6 gal water heater. Has been rock solid up until now.
Camping trip now over. Have had MH back home for 5 days, under cover. Was thinking I had bad connections or a bad circuit board. Have been doing some research and was about to do some diagnostics when I decided to try water heater again. Fired right up like nothing ever happened.
Conclusion... electronics got wet and interrupted normal operation.
So what is the likley culprit and how can I prevent this in the future? That is, it rains a lot here and I sure do like hot water.
What have others done when experiencing this? Can I just carry a hair drier with me? I am thinking there has to be something better to try.
Thanks for any help.
I think the side mirrors on my 2006 Hurricane 31D (Ford chasis) are made by Velvac but I don't know what model number.
I could use some help pointing me in the right direction as to where I might find that information?