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Old 10-18-2013, 09:11 PM   #15
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Call the store you have in mind and ask for what you need. That way you don't waste your gas or time. If they don't have what you need then ask for a referral to another place. Many good posts to help you out and get your problem fixed.
I may try to take a wire wheel that is really small and clean out the thread see if I can get the plug to reseat

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Old 10-19-2013, 06:22 AM   #16
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Get new plug and put tape on it.
As you present plug may have some damage to it.

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Old 10-19-2013, 05:38 PM   #17
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NOTE: on the brass thing with the petcock.

Camping world carries two different models of this

One the "petcock" is identical to a radiator petcock, in fact that is what it is.

The other one has a much larger "Throat" a tube nearly the full half inch (perhaps 3/8) with what looks to be a stainless steel pin through it so you can open and close.

THIS is the one to get.
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Old 10-24-2013, 10:54 AM   #18
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So i pulled the plug and drained the hot water heater. Then i opened the two waterline drains by the hotwater heater. And opened the drain for the fresh tank. Its supposed to drop to 23*f tonight and i cant winterize till sunday. My hotwater heater is a suburban........... which im pretty sure means i need to have an anode rod.

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Old 10-25-2013, 08:21 PM   #19
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Im goin to camping world tomorrow and wanna get the correct part. Do i get a new anode rod and hope itll thread or what? Im lost
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Old 10-25-2013, 08:59 PM   #20
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The drain plug and anode come as one piece.
Water Heater Anode Rod, Suburban - $8.99

I'm sure Camping World will have them too. Take the old plug to compare. Camping World Website has been down for 2 days, I think they're tied into www.healthcare.gov !

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To properly fix this you will need a 1/2 x 14 npt pipe tap as all water heater use npt fittings.... Can find one for around 35.00 hope this helps!!!

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