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Old 09-22-2006, 05:36 AM   #1
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It's going to be a cold weekend in the Sierra's w/o a heater this weekend!
I overfilled my fresh tank and somehow water got into the blower assy of my heater (design flaw! who would put the fill tank above the heater anyway?) and it caused the relay (or something) to kick the blower motor on. I disconnected all power and used compressor to blow the water out. After a day of running a fan to dry it out, the blower will no longer turn on.

If anyone knows of a quick way to get this fixed I would appreciate it. I have 3 trips planned in the next four weeks and need my heater....bad timing...MURPHY!!!!!! I have a feeling the best way to get this fix PRONTO is to buy a new circuit board from Atwood.
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It's going to be a cold weekend in the Sierra's w/o a heater this weekend!
I overfilled my fresh tank and somehow water got into the blower assy of my heater (design flaw! who would put the fill tank above the heater anyway?) and it caused the relay (or something) to kick the blower motor on. I disconnected all power and used compressor to blow the water out. After a day of running a fan to dry it out, the blower will no longer turn on.

If anyone knows of a quick way to get this fixed I would appreciate it. I have 3 trips planned in the next four weeks and need my heater....bad timing...MURPHY!!!!!! I have a feeling the best way to get this fix PRONTO is to buy a new circuit board from Atwood.
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Old 09-22-2006, 06:31 AM   #3
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Boy...if you didn't have any bad luck, you wouldn't have any at all, ey?

Got to agree wit cha...putting the Fresh Water Fill over the heater compartment wasn't the smartest thing to do...obviously that engineer's not the brightest crayon in the box!

I've never had to screw with these things, so I don't know what to tell ya, other than contact Atwood for some tips on how to bird dog the repair. (BTW...did you check the fuse?!)

Good luck!!
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if you can find the realy it may jsut be rusted in the NO run position,
our fw fill is right above the water heater, another brainiac designed that layout,
how far are you from your dealer? for parts
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Old 09-22-2006, 07:20 AM   #5
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by powerboatr:
if you can find the realy it may jsut be rusted in the NO run position,
our fw fill is right above the water heater, another brainiac designed that layout,
how far are you from your dealer? for parts </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I am about 2 hours from my dealer, but worse I am on my way to the mountains for the weekend. We will check out the relay when we get there.
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Old 09-22-2006, 07:50 AM   #6
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UPDATE:

Looks like Atwood is not so bad after all!
They will warranty the repairs at my local Camping World (about 15 minutes from home).

I just hope they have parts in stock as I am headed to the ocean the next day!
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