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Old 12-25-2008, 08:23 PM   #1
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Water Heater on or off

I am permanently parked for 4 months. Should I leave the water heater on permanently OR turn it 0ff / on every other day? Thanks
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Old 12-25-2008, 08:48 PM   #2
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I've been living in mine since June and leave the water heater on all the time. Does yours run on propne only, or is it propane and electric?
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Old 12-25-2008, 08:56 PM   #3
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I am currently on propane - Do you run yours on electric?
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Yes. It runs on both, so to save propane I run it on electric.
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Thanks, I am having trouble with the water heater and I will have it repaired - converted to propane / electric. Bill
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It may be cheaper to swap it out for a new one. You can get a new one from Palomino RV for next to nothing. I recommend the propane/electric with direct spark ignition. It only takes a couple of hours to swap it with the old unit.
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I forgot the link to Palomino:

Palomino RV - Manufacturer of Quaility RVs since 1968

Just give them a phone call and they'll ship you a new heater the same day.
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Thanks for the information.
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