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Old 11-28-2017, 05:49 PM   #1
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Question 2004 Dolphin Water Heater

Hi...We just bought a 04 Dolphin last week and I'm draining it in prep for winterizing. The manual suggests removing the hot water heater plug to let it drain. I confess..I don't know where the hot water heater is!!!
Can someone help this National Newby?
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Old 11-28-2017, 05:54 PM   #2
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I think the RV Geeks on Youtube have a video on it. It is at the base of the heater made out of plastic if you have an Atwood which I think you probably do. Make sure the heater is cold when doing so.
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Old 11-28-2017, 05:59 PM   #3
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2004 Dolphin Water Heater

It's behind the large sq. panel with a vent in the middle. You will need a dowel or pc of PVC pipe to prop it up it hinges on the top. Mine is on the right side between two compartment doors. 
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Found it!

Ha! Thanks to the picture from tmw188 I was able to identify it. On mine the panel is on the opposite side from the fridge stuff. I would have worked on it tonight but it's pouring down rain. Will get it drained and do some winterizing tomorrow! Weeeeeee! Love our new girl!
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In addition to draining the heater, you will really do yourself a favor using a flush wand to remove the scale in the tank bottom.

https://www.amazon.com/Camco-11691-W...er+tank+rinser

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