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Old 10-20-2015, 09:19 PM   #1
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wot water tank removal

Hi I'm new to the site so not sure if this is going to work. I need any help you can give ne on how to remove my tank without damaging the paint on my coach. I replaced the hot water tank on my 28ft trailer but I'm a little nervous with my (new to me ) 2004 Alpine Coach. Seems to me the only thing holding the tank in place is the four screws and a lot of silicone. how do I cut the silicone with screwing up the exterior paint? Any help would be greatly appreciated

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Old 10-20-2015, 09:31 PM   #2
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Laying a layer of duct tape down the side of the coach , to protect the paint from your razor knife, wrap the handle of the knife as well , make sure your using a fresh blade , and if possible have someone apply light pressure from the rear of the tank to help push it out.

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Old 10-20-2015, 10:34 PM   #3
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Ed, welcome to the Alpine forum. Since you are talking about a water tank I assume you have a propane heater. WRV used 2 models in 2004, the HydroHot/Aquahot tankless (they run on diesel) and the propane tank type system. Please verify you are talking about the propane system since most Alpines have the HydroHot. Also please verify what model you have, Limited or Avalanche.

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