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Old 08-10-2004, 07:17 PM   #1
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trying to remove water heater..need help


im trying to remove a water heater in a 63' safarri....something is holding the bottom down...the tank rotates but wont lift off...

what do i do....


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Old 08-10-2004, 09:24 PM   #2
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If it's like our '64 (which it should be) there is a 'pin' mounted to the floor and a 'catch' on the bottom of the water heater. You need to pull out the water heater straight, parallel to the floor without trying to lift it out.

I have some pics on our webpage that may help, check the 'Water Heater' page and you can see the pin in the floor (especially, pic #4). The bottom of the water heater isn't shown but it's has a 'C' shaped slot that fits around the pin.


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Old 08-10-2004, 09:35 PM   #3
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Shari gives good advice as usual. If you are trying to lift it from it's perch, that's wrong. It should slide out through the door panel opening.
It took me a while to learn that on a previous trailer.

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Old 08-11-2004, 07:06 AM   #4
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thanks shari...

u explained it great...ill try it today..

good documentation...were doing the same....this is a great learning experience

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