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Forum: Water Heaters
09-18-13, 03:09 PM
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Views: 2,567
Posted By ChollaBob

That is good to know. Today, at an RV store, I...

That is good to know. Today, at an RV store, I saw the exact same Camco valve rated at 100000 instead of 500000 - probably an older version. I will go with this valve and thanks!
Forum: Water Heaters
09-18-13, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,567
Posted By ChollaBob

Locally, a 10473 Camco pressure relief valve is...

Locally, a 10473 Camco pressure relief valve is available which would replace the Suburban 161157: the only difference I see (same 3/4, Z21.22, 150psi, 210 degree shutoff) is the BTU rating.
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Replies: 2
Views: 2,813
Posted By ChollaBob

Neutral Safety Switch is a definite. Is all...

Neutral Safety Switch is a definite. Is all electrical dead with a NSS malfunction?
I did try starting it in neutral when it died one day: after 15 minutes it started right up. Starter relay, CPS,...
09-17-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,312
Posted By ChollaBob

Confirming breaker at hardware store, I called...

Confirming breaker at hardware store, I called Square D (Schneider), and they said a single pole 15 would work with the RV QO Electric box model. The single 15 amp breaker is the full width of a...
09-17-13, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,312
Posted By ChollaBob

Will two single breakers work in the dual slot?...

Will two single breakers work in the dual slot? Local hardware only has single pole breakers.
Forum: Water Heaters
09-17-13, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,567
Posted By ChollaBob

Suburban RV manufacturers just advised me on the...

Suburban RV manufacturers just advised me on the air pocket and that makes sense. Opening the anode, I was powered sprayed with silicone-like jelly which turns out to be IRB (iron related bacteria),...
09-17-13, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,312
Posted By ChollaBob

Suburban, manufacturer of the water heater, OKed...

Suburban, manufacturer of the water heater, OKed a 20 amp fuse (12amp draw for the electric side), so it looks like a 15 (recommended) or 20 amp breaker (OKed) will work with the 12/2 WG NM-B 600V...
09-17-13, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,312
Posted By ChollaBob

The yellow jacketed line coming in is 12/2 WG NMB...

The yellow jacketed line coming in is 12/2 WG NMB 600V which will connect to the 15amp breaker for the water heater. That's clear that a 20amp breaker is needed for a GFCI bathroom outlet and a...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-17-13, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,567
Posted By ChollaBob

After the Pressure Valve water flow check, the...

After the Pressure Valve water flow check, the valve is dripping water for last hour so I may get a new valve as to electrical below.
Forum: Water Heaters
09-17-13, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,567
Posted By ChollaBob

Water did come out when pulling release, so I may...

Water did come out when pulling release, so I may stay with it. The water heater is ten years old.

Not sure why electrical was disconnected and will find out today! Thanks!
Replies: 2
Views: 2,813
Posted By ChollaBob

Dodge ram 1500 sometimes no start

2005 Dodge Ram 1500 4.7L V8 sometimes is a no start: either one or several ignition key turns with nothing and then the truck will turn over. When this happens, truck is totally dead with dash lights...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-17-13, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,567
Posted By ChollaBob

Pressure Relief Valve Check For Old RV Water Heater

How do you check the high pressure relief valve to see if its still working?

I have a RV Suburban SW10PE LP Gas/Electric water heater and will be hooking up the 120 V Single Pole 1440 Watt...
09-17-13, 05:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,312
Posted By ChollaBob

A tandem breaker and leaving one side unwired was...

A tandem breaker and leaving one side unwired was what I was thinking about: I will install today. I want to place an extra outlet in the bathroom ahead and the empty side will set this up.

Two...
09-16-13, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,312
Posted By ChollaBob

15 Amp Breaker Install

I am putting in a 15 amp breaker tomorrow for the electrical side of my RV water heater (120V, 12 amp load). The picture attached is the the RV panel; the main panel is outside the RV. The...
Replies: 21
Views: 13,112
Posted By ChollaBob

After 24 hours of running water and well house...

After 24 hours of running water and well house breaker On, I believe that this problem is fixed! Finished conduit. Ran the four wires. Electrician hooked up and did some neat Liquid-tight conduit...
Replies: 21
Views: 13,112
Posted By ChollaBob

Electrician back from vacation. Dirt road is...

Electrician back from vacation. Dirt road is snowbound. Conduit was set into 22" deep trench yesterday with pull wire. Four 10 gauge wires (H H G N) getting pulled through tomorrow. Forgot what a...
12-30-11, 08:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,763
Posted By ChollaBob

Will go with 1' knockout as it is separated there...

Will go with 1' knockout as it is separated there anyway.

Electrician back from vacation, but dirt road snowbound. Four wires
going into conduit today. Forgot what a shower is like. Thanks!
12-28-11, 09:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,763
Posted By ChollaBob

The 60 feet of 1" Schedule 40 PVC conduit comes...

The 60 feet of 1" Schedule 40 PVC conduit comes up from a 22 inchdeep trench and up a service pole to the main breaker box on the pole. The offset from the pole to the box is 3 inches to a 3/4 inch...
12-22-11, 10:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,763
Posted By ChollaBob

THHN is generally THWN as was pointed out in this...

THHN is generally THWN as was pointed out in this thread. On craigslist, there was a shot of a Home Depot 10ga THHN roll and it had the THWN stamp on the picture. Drove through a blizzard to buy the...
12-22-11, 09:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,763
Posted By ChollaBob

The pro electric supply store only sells THWN in...

The pro electric supply store only sells THWN in 500 foot rolls. The rep (not an electrician) said he thought THN was OK in exterior conduit.

I may go with the UF, but will try looking some more...
12-22-11, 08:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,763
Posted By ChollaBob

The THN was on a roll on an automated rack. I...

The THN was on a roll on an automated rack. I asked what the difference between the THN and the THWN was: the THWN is heat resistant and the THN is more suited for house wiring. I believe he said the...
Replies: 21
Views: 13,112
Posted By ChollaBob

This was the first option I thought of: run a...

This was the first option I thought of: run a temporary cable. As the condition of the old cable is bad,I went with the ditch. If it isn't the cable, the underground splice and wire will be out of...
12-21-11, 10:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,763
Posted By ChollaBob

I could not find the THWN 10ga individual strand...

I could not find the THWN 10ga individual strand wire at two locations on the plains. Home Depot did not carry THWN 10ga, but THHN house rated wiring. I have one more shot tomorrow at an electrical...
12-21-11, 05:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,763
Posted By ChollaBob

I was thinking of UF or the yellow 10ga 3 wire...

I was thinking of UF or the yellow 10ga 3 wire submersible as that is what is all over the well house. Running out the door and will shop for a length of #12-2 FMC. Should the #10 gauge be maintained...
12-21-11, 08:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,763
Posted By ChollaBob

Individual THWN will be the way to go. In the...

Individual THWN will be the way to go. In the well house, with a 4 foot conduit riser to the sub-panel, what is the best way to span the gap from the sub-panel to the water pump pressure switch...
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