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Old 02-16-2007, 02:36 PM   #1
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The water heater on my Jambo doesn't seem to have any adjustment and it gets way too hot. What's the fix for this dilemma?
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The water heater on my Jambo doesn't seem to have any adjustment and it gets way too hot. What's the fix for this dilemma?
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Old 02-16-2007, 02:48 PM   #3
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I'll have to watch this one. Have owned 2 TT, Fleetwood and Forest River, and neither one had a thermostat. Just have to be careful.
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Old 02-16-2007, 06:07 PM   #4
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I found some info on an adjustable thermostate kit, hope it works http://www.marksrv.com/atwood_wh_parts.htm
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What bran of water heater do you have? Look to make sure the thermostats are full contacting the tank; otherwise thay cannot meter the temperature. If they are then they are defective and need to be replaced.
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RV Wiz, mine is an atwood
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Hi YJ Bill,
My hot water heaters have always produced very hot water. I was told, many decade ago this is done on purpose. It makes the hot water last longer. Bathing or kitchen duties one will blend more cold water with the hot to get the temp that is comfortable. This means less hot water is used and it lasts longer.
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Atwood water heaters should have a thermostat fixed at 130 degress. Measure the temperature and let us know.
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I'll check that temp as soon as I get a chance.

I've been chasing false leads looking for what seems to be a non-existing adjustable themostat!!
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Old 02-21-2007, 03:54 AM   #10
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About 6 years ago i found a adjustable thermostat at cw for my atwood water heater.It works great.It was about 18 bucks then and real easy to install.
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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 YJ Bill:
I'll check that temp as soon as I get a chance.

I've been chasing false leads looking for what seems to be a non-existing adjustable themostat!! </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Bill,

You are looking for an A93105 adjustable thermostat kit.

It can be had at:

http://www.marksrv.com/atwood_wh_parts.htm

and I believe ordered through Camping World.
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Thanks Neil, I'll check out that kit.

****, no wonder I'm having problems, the temp is 170* on the wifes cooking thermometer
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Got the adjuster kit, will put it in when the rain stops and see how it works
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