Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 04-15-2014, 10:00 AM   #1
Weekend Camper
 
JasonE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Iowa
Posts: 35
Dumb Question - Hot Water Heater

Okay - newbie question. So my water heater will run off gas or electric. That's cool. Here's what I don't know. Is the "UP" position on, or is the "DOWN" position on with respect to the switch. The owners manual, believe it or not, doesn't say.

Thanks for not making fun of me.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Water_Heater.jpg (22.1 KB, 136 views)
__________________
The Edwards Family

Setting out for new family adventures from Des Moines, Iowa

2006 Crossroads Zinger 32 QBS
2004 Dodge Ram 1500
JasonE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2014, 10:04 AM   #2
Seasonal Camper
 
Beamer5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: United States
Posts: 285
The light doesn't come on when it's on?
__________________
2015 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab Z71 4X4 3.42
2013 CrossRoads Sunset Trail Super Lite 250RB
Beamer5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2014, 10:06 AM   #3
Full Time Camper
 
ewbldavis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Canton, OH
Posts: 936
X2

If switch seems backwards, it may be upside down. Our switch lights for both electric or gas. You can also run both simultaneously for fast turn around. Yours should be EXACTLY the same!
__________________
Eddy & Brenda
Canton, OH
2015 Silverado HD 6.0L
2014 Zinger 32QB
ewbldavis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2014, 10:07 AM   #4
Full Time Camper
 
Tim D's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: So IL
Posts: 1,811
Who said we wouldn't make fun of you? Just kidding. If you are talking about the panel switch, on mine you push it up. You did not say which model TT you have. If you have an electric fireplace option there is a second switch labeled hot water and fireplace. Hot water must be selected first as you cannot run electric fireplace and electric water heater at same time. Be sure you have water in it when you do.
__________________

Tim
13 ST25RB
08 F-250 SC 6.8L XLT 4x4
Tim D is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2014, 10:08 AM   #5
Full Time Camper
 
cw3jason's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 688
That panel is different then mine, but I would guess that up is on, that is how all my switches are on my panel.
__________________

Jason & Wendy
2014 Ford F-350 Lariat 6.7L PSD
2015 Keystone Montana 3711FL
B&W Patriot 16K Fifth Wheel Hitch
cw3jason is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2014, 11:20 AM   #6
Full Time Camper
 
r2millers's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: So. Cal.
Posts: 570
Quote:
Originally Posted by Beamer5 View Post
The light doesn't come on when it's on?
Now my light only comes on if the pilot goes out, indicating a problem.

If all is well, the light stays off. Mines an Atwood just like his picture above.

Sounds different from your's?
__________________

Bob and Better Half

2007 F-250 PSD, SW, CC, LB, 2WD
2006 TF32SS Cross Terrain Toy Hauler
Reese 16k slider
r2millers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2014, 11:24 AM   #7
Full Time Camper
 
Tim D's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: So IL
Posts: 1,811
You can also pull the panel and make sure you have a good connection. Mine worked on gas but not electric till I checked this.
__________________

Tim
13 ST25RB
08 F-250 SC 6.8L XLT 4x4
Tim D is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2014, 11:54 AM   #8
Seasonal Camper
 
Beamer5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: United States
Posts: 285
Quote:
Originally Posted by r2millers View Post
Now my light only comes on if the pilot goes out, indicating a problem.

If all is well, the light stays off. Mines an Atwood just like his picture above.

Sounds different from your's?
Yes, mine looks like this and each switch lights up to indicate when on.

__________________
2015 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab Z71 4X4 3.42
2013 CrossRoads Sunset Trail Super Lite 250RB
Beamer5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2014, 01:38 PM   #9
Weekend Camper
 
JasonE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Iowa
Posts: 35
Thanks guys. Will take a look. Make/model of TT are in signature line. Light does come on, but I suspect that's because the pilot is not lit.

Let me head home and have a looksee. I'll get back to you tomorrow. Thanks for all of your support.

As always, you guys are awesome.
__________________
The Edwards Family

Setting out for new family adventures from Des Moines, Iowa

2006 Crossroads Zinger 32 QBS
2004 Dodge Ram 1500
JasonE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2014, 01:41 PM   #10
Full Time Camper
 
Tim D's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: So IL
Posts: 1,811
My lights come on and stay on when the switch is turned on.
__________________

Tim
13 ST25RB
08 F-250 SC 6.8L XLT 4x4
Tim D is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Crossroads RV or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:46 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.