Question about RTO Atwood DSI-RV Water Heater-6 Gallon
Remove hot pipe connection, and flush out through drain valve.
Or remove TP valve and flush out through drain valve.
Connect small circulating pump to 5 gallon bucket with 2 gallons white vinegar like they do with tankless water heater, as shown following Bosch manual. And let run for 45 minutes.
White vinegar is safe for humans.
If odor is the problem, use H2O2 hydrogen peroxide, and not bleach. Hydrogen peroxide is safe for humans and easy to flush out of water heater and pipes. While it can take weeks to get rid of bleach, which is caustic and toxic.
Posted on Oct 27, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
my water heater locks out now and then. I just changed the theromostat and ECO valve. Seemed to help but still occurs occasionaly.
Posted on Jul 04, 2009
The thermocouple sensor may not be in the best position to sense that the pilot is lit.
Adjust the thermocouple mount or simply bend the thermocouple "wire" so that the pilot flame is touching the tip.
Posted on Oct 13, 2009
If you've checked at pressure relief valve ( careful, not to burn yourself just in case it is hot) by pulling lever and catching some water that comes out in a cup or whatever. If it feels hot out of there, check that by-pass isn't faulty. Not uncommon for valves to seize, and only partially open, or close, and end up mixing hot with cold.
Posted on Apr 27, 2010
Testimonial: "This was the solution.We did the pressure relieve valve suggestion, also one of the valves was stuck in the wrong position mixing hot with cold.Thanks"
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