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Old 04-15-2015, 09:40 PM   #1
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Fleetwood Providence 40E hot water heater

I have 08 Providence 40E and the hot heater is not staying hot when it is being used. Could the cold water value be stuck and not regulate the hot water properly? Any suggestion on a fix?
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The mixing valve is probably stuck and needs to be removed and soaked in vinegar for a few hours. This is an annual maintenance according to the owner manual.
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The last time this happened to me the faucet in the wetbay was turned on. May want to check there and see if yours is on or off.
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The last time this happened to me the faucet in the wetbay was turned on. May want to check there and see if yours is on or off.
Yep, only time it happened to me the Hot faucet was on in the wetbay.
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Thanks, will check out the mixing value. The out side faucet are closed.
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Are you sure you have a "mixing valve"? They are used only on the EXT model heaters, the ones that advertise 16 gallons of hot water but actually have only a 10 gallon tank. Standard 6 and 10 gallon units do not blend hot and cold water by design. The 16 gallon EXT heater was an option on the Providence, so yours may or may not have it.

If it's not an EXT model heater, the problem is likely to be a winterizing (bypass) valve that is slightly open or a stickey check valve at the heater outlet. If the check valve sticks and doesn't open fully, cooler water can sometimes enter the hot lines and the symptom is a short supply of hot water.
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