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Old 03-19-2018, 10:17 AM   #1
jbranontn
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Tankless water heater

Just returned from maiden trip in our 2011Wildcat 5th wheel 302RLS. I have a question about my tankless water heater. First, after de-winterizing and sanitizing the fresh water tank, i filled it back up. I then went out and flipped switch on outside inside water heater panel. Is there anything else i needed to do before getting hot water? I ask because when turned on hot water. The water heater started making a loud noise when it kicked on. Is it normal to be so loud? I immediately cut it off because wasn't sure i had done everything correctly.
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Old 03-24-2018, 07:50 PM   #2
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I have 2 tankless, LP, water heaters in my home, but not in my RV. Neither makes any noise except for the LP burner. Is yours electric or gas? I believe electric heaters have expansion noises associated with them, but am not sure. Be a little more explicit with your post.
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Old 02-18-2019, 01:04 PM   #3
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My wife and I are seriously looking into RVing 5th wheel toy hauler and truck, the tankless water heater was or is a question I have, are they really worth the effort to install into an rv?
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Old 02-27-2019, 05:42 PM   #4
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My wife and I are seriously looking into RVing 5th wheel toy hauler and truck, the tankless water heater was or is a question I have, are they really worth the effort to install into an rv?
In my opinion for Boondocking or dry camping no because you tend to use more water. but if you stay in full service campgrounds than they are ok I have a 10 gallon gas/electric on mine and it is more than enough for us and believe me my wife uses alot of hot water.
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