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Old 08-02-2016, 04:23 PM   #1
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Hot Water Heater?

My new TT has an electric and propane hot water heater. The dealer told me the first time I use it for the season to heat with propane instead of electricity. The manual doesn't mention this at all.

Is this BS or is there something to it? They said it could damage the unit if you didn't do this. Having only had propane units up till now I have never heard of doing this.

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Not true as far as I know. We've used electric from day one.
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By "Dealer", I assume you mean "Salesman"....enough said.

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Never heard of that, we've always used what ever we wanted right from the start.
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Never heard of that, we've always used what ever we wanted right from the start.


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Definitely BS, just need to make sure it's full of water and heat away. BTW its not a "hot" water heater, if the water was hot we wouldn't need the dang thing. LOL
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By "Dealer", I assume you mean "Salesman"....enough said.

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It was the guy who did the check out...not the salesperson....but I got the impression he was new.
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What he probably wanted as a result of the first time you use the water for the season is to burn up the insects that crawl in there, make webs and nests, and then die. I'd rather inspect and clean first, then fire it up if I needed it.
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Same as the others, never heard that. We usually turn the electric on once we are connected to water and power and the air is out of the lines. The electric will keep the water hot until you have back to back showers. So, we flip the gas on in the morning and with both running the reheat time is super quick. Then we flip back off and use the free electric all day.
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Same as the others, never heard that. We usually turn the electric on once we are connected to water and power and the air is out of the lines. The electric will keep the water hot until you have back to back showers. So, we flip the gas on in the morning and with both running the reheat time is super quick. Then we flip back off and use the free electric all day.

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