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Old 06-13-2013, 07:27 PM   #1
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Newbie questions

Hi,

Just got the hybrid. How do I know if my hot water tank has a bypass? I don't think the camper was dewinterized when I bought it because I'm still seeing pink antifreeze coming out if the faucets. I have never done the dewinterizing before so I'm wondering about my hot water tank.

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Old 06-13-2013, 08:33 PM   #2
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There are two lines coming out of the hot water tank. They have turn valves on them. If there is a line that connects both of those pipes together and has a valve in it, then there is a bypass. The valve handles running in line with the pipe means it is open. Running perpendicular means closed. Normal operation is connecting tube valve closed. Other two open.
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Thanks! I don't think mine has a bypass. Is it normal to not have one? Is it ok to get antifreeze in the hot water tank?
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Just want to make sure I'm looking at the right thing. Do I have to remove a panel inside to see the hot water tank or is it accessible outside the camper?
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Old 06-13-2013, 09:20 PM   #5
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Topically you can see most of it from under the sink cabinet. Most have a bypass. I would not recommend getting the pink stuff in your hot water tank, you will never get that taste out. Take a picture from the inside view. That will let me know.
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