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RE: Water Heater Leak - Bottom Flange Seam

Caulking is applied on inner lip of door frame PRIOR to installing into control housing See Fig 2 & 3 PG 3 Suburban WH Installation
Old-Biscuit 06/23/19 10:15pm Tech Issues
RE: Do you ever go foraging?

Blackberries, raspberries, huckleberries Wild onions Fire wood when allowed
Old-Biscuit 06/23/19 01:52pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Slide out, store in, or out?

Retract them Less heat load cause slide out roof is not exposed Seals are not exposed to sun/elements Less chance of water leaking in Only takes a few minutes to extend when needed
Old-Biscuit 06/23/19 01:48pm Tech Issues
RE: How early is too early?

Worked rotating 12 hr shifts.....daytime activities were MY issue to resolve NOT those folks going about normal life. AS for 'noise restrictions/limitations'...YES there are Gov Regs in place Guideline...residential construction In general: Hours where construction equipment noise is prohibited (noise may still be unreasonable outside of these times): 8 pm - 7 am Monday to Friday 8 pm - 9 am Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.
Old-Biscuit 06/22/19 11:13am Around the Campfire
RE: One very last water tank question

BRAND/Model would be helpful
Old-Biscuit 06/21/19 10:15pm Folding Trailers
RE: Terrible factory splices in brake wiring

Factory floor installer "Hey Boss, I've been doing the 12VDC trailer brake wiring for past 3 weeks and I'm pretty good. Could I move up to doing the 120VAC inside the trailer?" Floor Supervisor "You bet! Couple weeks doing the 120VAC and you'll be ready to move up to Line Super ... heck couple months and you could be Floor Supervisor" PIECE WORK......DOES NOT PROMOTE QUALITY WORK NEVER has....NEVER will
Old-Biscuit 06/21/19 01:59pm Travel Trailers
RE: Atwood Hot water heater drain plug

OP Here, Can someone tell me what size fitting that screws into the tank? I threw the old Camco one away and need to know what size opening it is. Thanks! Dave Atwood water heater aluminum tank drain hole is 1/2" 1/2" NPT (National Pipe Thread) If you are going to quote...use the whole quote "Atwood water heater aluminum tank drain hole is 1/2" Atwood NYLON drain plug (2 to the pack) are 1/2" NPT One to use and one for spare Couldn't be simpler"
Old-Biscuit 06/20/19 09:54pm Tech Issues
RE: Fridge Fuse?

Old Biscuit-I was able to find where the wires went. Both red and they go to the thermostat at the top on the thermostat as you stated. Fans are not connected to wires. I installed 2 muffin fans at the top of and ran separate wires to the fans. Thanks Can you SEE that there are NO OEM Fan? T-stat could be bad Remove both RED wires from t-stat...connect together With a good fuse and both wires connected Fans should turn on. Unless 'someone' removed them....otherwise why have the t-stat on condenser fin?
Old-Biscuit 06/20/19 12:18pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Atwood Hot water heater drain plug

OP Here, Can someone tell me what size fitting that screws into the tank? I threw the old Camco one away and need to know what size opening it is. Thanks! Dave Atwood water heater aluminum tank drain hole is 1/2" Atwood NYLON drain plug (2 to the pack) are 1/2" NPT One to use and one for spare Couldn't be simpler
Old-Biscuit 06/20/19 12:07pm Tech Issues
RE: Coast to Coast points

You purchase points. 1000 points equals 10 dollars. There is a purchase points button on the C2C website. Reservations are made with those prepaid points. Read the directory when you get it, or if you have it now. There is a section in there that explains things. Now WHY couldn't a 'Good Sam Care Team Member' post that info :S Click and scroll down to read about Trip Points
Old-Biscuit 06/19/19 09:49pm Coast to Coast
RE: Dometic refrigerator door gasket

No OEM replacement door seals/gaskets BUT....might check with these folks and see IF you can find a 'match' Custom Seals
Old-Biscuit 06/19/19 09:46pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Atwood Hot water heater drain plug

Here's what I did to make draining the water heater easy. Two nylon thread to barb adapter fittings, 12" of 1/2 inch tubing and a valve. https://i.imgur.com/bGt5xnSl.jpg Stored position so door can close. https://i.imgur.com/txdH0Mnl.jpg Doubt that flex tubing is rated for temp/press that COULD occur should t-stat & ECO fail T&P Relief Valve is set for 210*F/150 psi PVC/CPVC aren't
Old-Biscuit 06/19/19 06:51pm Tech Issues
RE: Atwood Hot water heater drain plug

Better solution Use the NYLON OEM drain plug Atwood uses the NYLON for a few reasons NYLON will not strip out the Aluminum Threads (tank is aluminum and so are all threads) NYLON has the proper temp/pressure ratings should the T-stat/ECO fail NYLON seals without having to really crank on it with a wrench Actually should install finger tight then using a 6 point socket just snug it up Socket should be 7/8" (some are 15/16")
Old-Biscuit 06/19/19 02:34pm Tech Issues
RE: water heaters

Technically it IS a HOT WATER HEATER After the initial heat cycle the t-stat closes at 110*F which by definition is HOT Water 'Cold Water Heater' on initial heat cycle then 'Hot Water Heater' when reheating :B
Old-Biscuit 06/19/19 01:13pm Travel Trailers
RE: Hot water heater drain

If you have a Suburban Brand with an anode rod.... Drain hole threads are steel -- 3/4" NPT (tapered threads) Buy a 6" steel nipple and install it into drain hole screwing it in/out back/forth spraying it with some penetrating oil Due to tapered threads it will NOT go in fully....inner threads will still be gunked up. Just scrub them with a small wire brush....or not doesn't matter If you have an Atwood Brand....NO anode rod ---NYLON plug Drain hole threads are Aluminum -- 1/2" NPT (tapered threads) Buy a 6" brass nipple and install it into drain hole screwing it in/out back/forth spraying it with penetrating oil Due to tapered threads it will NOT go in fully....inner threads will still be gunked up. Just scrub them with a small wire brush....or not doesn't matter
Old-Biscuit 06/19/19 09:52am Tech Issues
RE: Suburban water heater.

Getting behind the reset cover is the only thing not done. Removed the screws but cover did not come off easy so left it. Will do again & be more aggressive this time removing cover now that I have an idea of what is behind it. As luck has it, a guy with a Mobile Suite, same water heater as mine, has just rolled in. Also has water heater problems. 120V side. Burnt wire behind reset buttons in his. Will try to get back to mine later today. Thanks for responses. Always good to check with the assembled multitude. Did you check the wire nut connections inside the DC Junction Box? Backside of WH Tank (left side looking from back----AC Junction Box on right)
Old-Biscuit 06/19/19 12:44am Tech Issues
RE: Please confirm what I think I already know

No you do not NEED an Auto-transformer to boost voltage
Old-Biscuit 06/18/19 04:30pm Tech Issues
RE: Suburban water heater.

I'm thinking my 6 gal has two resets, one elec, one gas, under the black covers, behind burner tube. The 10 gal likely same set up. Igniter should click, even though it fails to light. Jerry If high temp t-stat has tripped....NO DC to circuit board so nothing would have power (gas valve/spark electrode) 120VAC is LEFT side (electric) Black wires 12VDC is RIGHT side (propane) Red wires High temp t-stat...manual reset (Push to Reset on cover above gas valve High t-stat to normal t-stat are connected via a wire...wire sometimes burns into. Remove Push to Reset Cover to check http://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=40704&d=1381067693 height=400 width=400 Circuit board.could be burnt circuit...remove circuit board and check backside for scorched marks etc (backside of water heater tank..glued on) http://www.reallydoingthis.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Screen-Shot-2014-12-29-at-10.37.59-AM.png height=400 width=400
Old-Biscuit 06/17/19 09:53pm Tech Issues
RE: Air in water lines

Hot Side.....air from water heater while filling it....should stop once water heater is full Hot & Cold side----normal when first running/filling plumbing lines ---- should stop once hot/cold plumbing is full & pressurized Not stopping Suction side of pump Suction line, pump strainer, pump casing...something is sucking air in Discharge side of pump and it would be a water leak
Old-Biscuit 06/17/19 09:44pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Water pressure issue

Pump is sucking air into system ....something on pump suction side Could be the suction line, could be pump strainer, could be crack in pump casing but it is on the suction side. Discharge side it would be a water leak
Old-Biscuit 06/17/19 09:40pm Class A Motorhomes
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