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Old 10-30-2013, 03:29 PM   #15
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This 24 mm is what I've used. If I remember correctly .


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Anyone know what size socket is needed for the Atwood?

Try a 7/8" or 15/16" socket for the Atwood plastic plug and 1 1/16" for the Suburban metal plug.
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I drained mine yesterday. It's an Atwood and I used a 15/16 wrench.
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Mine uses a 7/8 inch socket, it is a plastic plug. Use pipe dope on threads to reinstall, works better on plastic then teflon tape. It is a 10 gallon tank
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Mine uses a 7/8 inch socket, it is a plastic plug. Use pipe dope on threads to reinstall, works better on plastic then teflon tape. It is a 10 gallon tank
I have never used any pipe dope or Teflon tape on my plastic plug in the water heater and not had any issues. Actually, I drilled and tapped a hole in the plastic plug and installed a brass radiator pet cock. Don't have to take the plug out anymore.
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