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Informative RV Water Heater Tips You Need To Know

RV manufacturers are pretty good at replicating the features of sticks-and-bricks houses in our homes on wheels. Everything from kitchen appliances to air conditioners have been incorporated into today’s RVs. It’s safe to say that the RV water heater has become a necessity. As RVs evolve, the water heater is one appliance that most campers …

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RV Water Heater Flush & Inspection Surprise!

Even though we’ve been on the road full-time for nearly 15 years, we never stop learning. Since it’s virtually impossible to know everything about every topic, the most valuable tool we keep on board is an open mind. Last year we added a great new piece of (inexpensive) gear to our DIY utility belt: a …

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How To Replace an RV Water Heater Thermostat

Over the years we’ve shared quite a bit about maintaining an RV water heater. Last year we even performed an internal inspection using a borescope. But this is the first time we’ve had to share a repair project. Actually, “project” seems like too strong a word for what’s involved in replacing the thermostat on the …

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RV Water Heater Flush and Inspection (Suburban & Atwood)

Should any of us be surprised that conventional wisdom is so often wrong? We’ve all been taught that a flush wand is all we need to clean our RV’s water heater. Water runs clear = clean. NOT! We use a video borescope to take you inside our heater to show the real story. Step by step, we’ll demonstrate our …

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UPDATE! RV Water Heater Anode Rods

If you’ve seen our previous 2 videos about flushing RV water heaters, you’ll know we’ve talked quite a bit about anode rods. Generally, Suburban brand water heaters require an anode rod to protect the steel tank from corrosion. The rod is made of a metal that sacrifices itself, so that corrosion will attack the rod …

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