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Old 01-31-2014, 07:17 AM   #1
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water heater makes crying sound when u use hot water.
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Old 01-31-2014, 07:49 AM   #2
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Sounds like one or more of your check valves is bad and needs changed out.
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Old 01-31-2014, 08:17 AM   #3
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I agree with previous poster. Let us know if we are right when you get it fixed.

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Old 01-31-2014, 08:43 AM   #4
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thanks checking out check valves
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Old 02-02-2014, 03:42 PM   #5
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Don't forget to drain the tank ever 6 mo or more if in 'dirty' water. Water heavy with minerals will leave junk in the tank and reduce efficiency. But the check valve sounds like a fix possibility.
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Old 02-02-2014, 11:28 PM   #6
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Don't forget to periodically Burp the water heater also. Prior to getting it good and hot make sure its full then open the purge valve, the one with the lever while running the water pump or hooked up to city water. Wait until water comes out. This will help get rid of that air space that is created over time of heating and cooling the water. You may have noticed that your hot capacity had gone down over time, this will fix that.
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Old 02-03-2014, 06:30 AM   #7
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As a temporary fix you can just remove the guts from the check valves,
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Old 02-03-2014, 04:16 PM   #8
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The check valves go bad. that's what causes that dreaded sound. I was told by a Winni Tech that they are used only for winterization. Since we winter in Vegas, he removed them and that solved the problem.
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The check valves go bad. that's what causes that dreaded sound. I was told by a Winni Tech that they are used only for winterization. Since we winter in Vegas, he removed them and that solved the problem.
I thought the check valves were to prevent hot water from being siphoned back into the cold water faucet.
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Old 02-06-2014, 05:50 PM   #10
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The check valve allows air to flow one way but not the other. When you dump the tanks air needs to come thought the check valve into the tank. You don't want tank air going the other way it would smell up the coach.

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I thought the check valves were to prevent hot water from being siphoned back into the cold water faucet.

I can only go by what I was told
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I can only go by what I was told
Hi Finhawk
We camped for the first time with the new tv mount and loved it. Did hours come in yet?
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Yes, you do not want hot water flushing your toilet. Also some manufacturers save a little money by replace one of more of the winterizing bypass valves.
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Hi Finhawk We camped for the first time with the new tv mount and loved it. Did hours come in yet?
Yep, it came in last week. The temperature here in Vegas is supposed to be in the 70s next week so I'll make that my project time.
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Yep, it came in last week. The temperature here in Vegas is supposed to be in the 70s next week so I'll make that my project time.

TV mount? A bit of hot water?
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TV mount? A bit of hot water?
He asked, I told. Off subject but do I need to apologize??
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