Go Back   iRV2 Forums > TRAVEL TRAILER, 5th WHEEL & TRUCK CAMPER FORUMS > Travel Trailer Discussion
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 01-01-2012, 04:19 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Micia34's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 9
Hot water heater

Have a Keystone Zeppellin II travel trailer. I have a hot water heater question/issue. When we turn the switch on inside the camper, we hear the igniter "clicking" to light the heater. It would not light unless I turned off the switch inside the camper and then turned it back on. It took several tries but it finally would light. It would go off I guess once the temperature was reached but would not come back on. We just spent a long 3 days fighting with the hot water heater. I would appreciate any advice of either possible problems, fixes, etc... Thank you
__________________

__________________
Micia34 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 01-02-2012, 09:37 PM   #2
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Tower City, PA
Posts: 13
Try blowing out the tube with AIR-IN-A-CAN just after the igniter. This happened to me also, when the propane has been off for a while you will need to bleed the propane to the ignitor. Sometimes you get spiders/bugs that nest in these areas and the Air can help blow them clear.
__________________

__________________
Familyman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2012, 03:21 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Hitchpin's Avatar
 
Forest River Owners Club
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Southern Ohio
Posts: 110
I think you had air in the gas line, it will not light untill all of the air is out.
__________________
Hitchpin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2012, 04:02 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Dave78Chief's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 1,513
Once, like you indicated, you had it lit and the water warmed up, the gas lines would have been purged of any air. Sounds like you mostly need to do cleaning and adjustment (ie periodic tune up). I cannot access them from here at the moment, but there are a few YouTube videos on the internet about RV Water heater repair and tuneup. Use Google to locate them.

Dave
__________________
Dave in Virginia
1978 Winnebago Chieftain
Dodge M400 - 440-3
Classic Winnebago Site: http://www.classicwinnebagos.com/forum/index.php
Dave78Chief is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Atwood Hot Water Heater DSI Fault Five92 RV Systems & Appliances 2 09-06-2011 05:21 AM
hot water heater jim22 Travel Trailer Discussion 4 07-15-2011 06:25 AM
I think I burned up my electric hot water heater Abnmarine RV Systems & Appliances 5 04-15-2011 04:05 PM
Atwood hot water heater low pressure kscouple52 Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12 01-13-2009 03:46 AM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:20 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.