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Old 06-13-2015, 07:21 PM   #1
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I have a keystone avalanche using a suburban water heater 12 gallon, need to know how do I access the 120 volt electrical switch? I don't want to take everything apart if I dont need to.
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Your switch should be inside with a lighting bolt on it. If not look outside behind the panel at the water heater to the left of the drain plug.
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Thanks I should have explained a little more, I need to replace the switch. Do I need to remove the outer molding and the four long bolts and pull the front cover off?
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Ok , do you have the replacement switch ? New switch should give you the idea of the removal, method.
I haven't had mine out , but have replaced others like it , it's a friction fit, and if your not trying to save it pry it out , swap the wiring and the replacement should just push in.


Google; " Faulty electrical switch on suburban SW6DE hot water heater" for , photos and video
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Thanks Skip I dont have the new switch yet, was waiting to see what I needed. Thanks again. Bernie
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