We used to do the same thing; This video will show you a few steps to go through and look out for if your rv hot water heater will not ignite or turn on.disclaimerour videos are for enter.
We are currently living in the trailer and the first month or two the heater worked great.
Jayco Electric Hot Water Heater Not Working. So you are talking about the roof top ac that acts as a heater, the heat pump will only work up to a certain setting,if the outside temperature is below 40° f the ambient thermostat will prevent operation of the compressor until the temp is above 45f so if the temp got below 45 then it will not supply heat but the fan will run. If you use a multimeter on the electric element, you could look up the specifications for the. Weak thermocouple or gas control magnet if the thermocouple or the gas control magnet become weak and stop functioning normally, it.
Depending on your rv manufacturer you will have a fuse panel under the dash probably on one of the fenders for easy access. The heat pump is more of an aid to get things. Find the water heater bypass valve, usually located inside the rv behind the heater.
If both are on and still not hearing, use a multimeter to check for voltage going to the thermostat and anode. With the power on if there is power at the element, then the element has burned out, and can be. The red light inside my rv goes off and back on after about 3 minutes.
If they seem to be malfunctioning as well, check the main regulator pressure. The most obvious reason an electric heater doesn’t work is that it’s not receiving any power. Before you can attempt to fix your rv water heater, you need to determine why it is not operating as designed.
The easiest thing to do is confirm the ac power is getting to the element terminals, which requires using a multimeter and removing the cover from the electric element. You should have continuity through that link. Common reasons include tripped circuit breaker, malfunctioning thermostat, or an overheating unit.
If you do not have a volt meter. Your problem will be in your chassis electrical system and not your coach electrical system. Check the switch located outside within the wh ccoverto make sure it is on in addition to the ac breaker also being on or not tripped.
We have a 2008 jayco jayflight travel trailer. Rely on electric for virtually all our water heating until i spent the weekend troubleshooting why our electric did not work and a couple of weeks to fix it. The otc has a reset button on it if it gets tripped by over heating.
Turned out the switch by the heater melted along with at least one of the power wires to the switch all of which i replaced. More often than not, hot water systems stop working because of a fault in the gas or power supply. I can hear the fan turn on and it tries to click to turn on the burner but won't start.
I have a 2006 georgie boy class a. Turn off power to your water heater. As noted above, rv water heaters can also be equipped with a submerged electric element that can be used to heat the water within the tank.
However it’s always been reluctant to start first time. In general we don’t have any issues with it. And with some, there will be another fuse panel under the dash.
Because those elements can get very hot, they may damage the water heater as well as itself if you do not catch the mistake in time. Turn the valve to prevent water from entering the tank. If either of these fail, the element doesn't get power.
Make sure both the gas and electric switches are in the off position, and wait a while for water to cool down. Check for power at that point. We camped this weekend with no.
If you reset the breaker, but it continues to trip, the heater may be overheating, usually caused by a lack of airflow around them. After checking the element for continuity and ensuring the switches were both on and the breaker not tripped, i still get nothing. We stopped by jayco dealer in dothan al on wednesday, they found the electric operation thermostat on the water heater was bad, replaced it and all is good now.
You may also have to replace the fuse if it has blown. 2018 jayco grayhawk class c, water heater does not. Click here for an explanation on how dsi works.
I have a 2015 pinnace and the electric portion of the suburban hot water heater is not working. Our caravan hot water system in our jayco like many caravans, is a suburban brand gas/electric hot water heater. Hello i was hoping to get some help.
Some of these problems discussed below can be prevented if great care is taken when using jayco water heaters. If that does happen, although it may be rare, you could see some high repair bills. We are plugged in to a hookup.
Next look for a brown wire with a clear plastic sleeve over it under the sleeve is a high temp link and if that has blown the water heater will not work. Check for gas or electrical supply issues. This is something you need to take seriously as the switch can be left on accidentally when there is no water in the tank.
Start by checking the circuit breaker to see if it has been tripped. But then all of a sudden it stopped. Our heater usually takes at least three restarts before it actually runs as expected.
When i checked the unit outside, the pilot is lt, but not firing up enough to heat the water. Update to water heater not working on electric. If your hot water baseboard heater isn’t working, it can be caused by various reasons.
Electronic ignition hot water heater (6gal) lights but wont get water hot.