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Old 02-01-2024, 10:52 AM   #1
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Question Water pressure/heater issues

First off, I bought this 22' bambi about a week ago and drove it home.
Everything has gone downhill since then...
The heat exchanger on the water heater had ruptured so I replaced it and now I have hot water!

But I only get hot water in my kitchen sink...

When I try getting the hot water from the shower in the bathroom the flow sensor on the water heater seems doesn't detect enough water to turn the heater on. Only cold water comes out when I turn the hot water knob on.
NOTE On the hot water knob on the shower...
When I first put water to the camper that same hot water knob in the shower POPPED OFF. I've figured out how to install the stem under the knob (couldn't find the part number to buy a new knob). So perhaps the stem is bad? I don't understand how those work, I thought they just regulated the pressure from the hot water line.

So questions are....
Any ideas on why the kitchen would be getting hot water and not the shower?
Side issue, my kitchen faucet WILL NOT turn completely off no matter what I do. I've tried replacing the cartridge twice but it still has a slow trickle when shut off.

Lastly, I've verfiyed the water pressure coming into the camper is ~45 PSI

Any ideas would be appreciated, I never thought I'd have such a bad time in the first week of my ownership of an airsteam
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Old 02-02-2024, 08:30 AM   #2
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Smile Got it all fixed

For the future people reading, check to see if your hot water knobs are reversed, ours were.
As for the leaky kitchen faucet, the whole faucet had to be replaced no amount of cartridges stopped the slow trickle.
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