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Old 03-16-2010, 01:06 PM   #1
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Hot water using electricity

Could someone with a 2004 Country Coach Affinity give me a hint on how I get the hot water heater to run on electricity. There is supposed to be an AC switch but I can not find the switch anywhere.
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Old 03-16-2010, 07:21 PM   #2
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Check the outside drain plug on your hot water heater to see if there is an electrode inserted in place of the drain plug. You may not have a heater installed.
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Old 03-16-2010, 07:33 PM   #3
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I had a Class C one time that has the AC switch on the hot water heater itself. You had to turn it on from the outside.
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Old 03-16-2010, 08:12 PM   #4
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Do you have a compartment door inside that permits access to your HWT? Our AC on/off switch is in there on the tank (along with the HWT bypass valves used for winterizing).

Another check to see even if you have an electric heater in the tank is to look for a circuit breaker for it in your breaker box. If you don't find a breaker, your HWT is, most likely, propane only.
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Old 03-19-2010, 08:35 PM   #5
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If you have an Affinity are you sure you have a hot water heater, or do you have a hydronic system such as Aqua Hot or Hurricane? I know most high end CC models in that year range came with the hydronic system standard. Check your manuals.
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Forgot to tell you, with the Aqua Hot system you have a group of toggle switches for the furnace, which also controls you hot water, as hot water is on demand. If you are running furnace (presuming it is Aqua Hot) if your furnace toggle is on electric, so is your hot water.
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I have a 2002 Affinity. The switch for mine is on the bottom left in the breaker panel in the bedroom. So the only off / on switch is in the panel. I recently had to have my heating electrode replaced to get the electric water heater to work. I also have aqua hot. Normally we use the electric heater for small amounts of hot water. When we are going to take a shower we turn on the aqua hot.
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