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Old 11-02-2010, 05:24 PM   #1
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Water Heater replacement ?

I have a 2000 Alpine Coach. How do i know when to replace water heater?
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Old 11-02-2010, 05:29 PM   #2
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I replaced mine when the tank rusted through and it was continually dripping water on the ground. Why do you ask ???
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Old 11-02-2010, 06:21 PM   #3
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By the way, there is an anode rod in the heater that should be replaced periodically. The anode is sacrificial and the material goes away over time to protect your tank. Remove it and then you can see inside. Only takes a wrench.
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Only on Suburban water heaters Atwood water heater are aluminum,and don't use a anode rod.
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Old 11-02-2010, 08:35 PM   #5
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All Alpine's came with Suburban water heaters. Hope this helps.
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Old 11-02-2010, 11:32 PM   #6
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Hence the name "Alpine Forum"...


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