Originally Posted by caseydc57
Hello all, I have a 2013 TT that had a 1st generation Girard tankless water heater that would not put out hot water very well. I took the time to trouble shoot it this week with the help of the manufacturer over the phone several times. What I found was the heater LP regulator was not putting out enough LP for a good robust flame to heat the water. We were unable to adjust it enough. I believe I will be installing their new upgraded one using a control dial. The original unit was rated max at 27000 BTU. The new one rated max is 36000BTU with more control. I'm giving Girard one more chance. I do wish to be tankless but, my Wife comes first.
With the upmost respect...we bought a new 2013 Wind River 250rdsw with the Girard tankless system. Nothing but trouble...terrible. The dealer through ORV during the warranty period changed it out to the version 2 with the control knob.
Again nothing but trouble....followed the instructions to the letter.
Fluctuating water temperature, noisy,fluctuating water pressure. Last year ORV replacesd the tank in La Grande...no cost to me..with a 6 gallon tank type ?....no room for a 10 gallon. It works wonderful. It's like night and day.
Girard was going to charge me $350.00 to convert to version 2. Outdoors RV Manufacturing will not install any Girard tankless Hotwater tanks in their units. I would suggest you go back to the TT dealer and replace it with a tank type.
ORV stepped up to the plate and did the right thing...Girard wouldn't.
Hopefully you don't get the run around from your dealer..saying it's not our problem it's working as designed.
At least with the tank type you can run it on electricity or propane if you choose that model.
IMHO I would not recommend the Girard tankless system version 1 or 2.