Do you need a special part or tools to repair and maintain your RV water heater?
Just added! A new feature on repairing RV water heaters with a list of some of the tools and parts you may need.
RV water heaters are very reliable and maintenance tasks can be quite easy for any handy person to accomplish. If you use your RV more than a couple of weeks a year, a drain and flush is a great start to ensuring a long and functional life with your RV water heater.
In this new webpage about RV water heaters, parts, and tools, there is an online shopping function where you can have tools or parts delivered directly to your door.
Warning! There is a risk of burn, electric shock and pressure related injuries when working with on RV water heaters. There are also sharp metal pieces which may cause open-wound injury. Water pressure inside the water heater may cause projectile related injuries to eyes. Only proceed with RV water heater maintenance when it can be verified that there is no hot water inside the water heater and the town water pressure and RV fresh water pump pressure is shut off. Water heaters may operate with 120 volt AC electricity which is dangerous. It is recommended to consult a certified electrician or RV professional before attempting any work on or around an RV water heater. Internal water temperatures may reach near boiling temperature. Ensure the water in the water heater is cool before operating on the water heater. Either allow the water to cool over at least 12 hours with no power or propane supplied to the heater, or switch off all power and propane supply and run a hot water faucet for ten minutes to drain all hot water and replenish with cool water. Shut off town water supply and switch off the fresh water pump inside the RV so that there is no risk of projectile injuries from water pressure. Wear protective gloves to avoid risk of skin injuries from sharp metal pieces. Eye protection should be worn to prevent projectile injuries from water pressure.
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