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Old 08-23-2014, 08:24 AM   #1
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Phaeton 42 QRH 2007 Water heater Replacement

I need to replace my Suburban Water-heater I am searching for instructions for removal and replacement. Happenne yesterday when I got home from work and Tiffin is closed today, my "user" manual doesn't really help. Any ideas? thanks tim
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Your best bet is to ask your questions on http://tiffinrvnetwork.com. If you haven't visited, this is a Tiffin owners site and full of information. Once you have registered, use the search function. If you can't find your answer, post your question. A bunch of very knowledgable owners will be happy to help.
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Good heavens! I have to ask why you would need to replace the whole heater on a 2007? There isn't much to go wrong with them and they should last 20+ years even in steady use.
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Phaeton 42 QRH 2007 Water heater Replacement

I was hoping that too, however the passenger side heater wall sprung a leak that is on the upper and lower sides. So need to get a new one. bummer
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The new ones normally come with installation instructions and you can just reverse them to take the old one out, if you use the same brand.
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Unless you let it freeze and it has split the tank I doubt the tank has developed leak at the welds. Before I would just replace the unit, did you air pressure test it? You could also have a plumbing leak dripping from above the WH that makes it appear as if the tank is leaking.
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