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Old 07-08-2019, 12:48 PM   #11
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Actually, that one is more of an electric disconnect. I ran my WH on gas for a month before I discovered it, turned off, and cleverly obscured for some incomprehensible reason by metallic white tape which was an exact color and sheen match for the inside of the WH cabinet.
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Old 07-09-2019, 04:58 AM   #12
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I've always considered this a "safety" cut-off switch. So you don't accidentally turn on the electric heating element (using the inside controls) when there is no water in the water heater tank.
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Old 07-09-2019, 05:25 AM   #13
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On many (maybe even most) "pre 2015 Keystone RV's" the ONLY switch to operate the electric side of the Suburban water heaters was the outside switch (located in the lower left hand corner). Granted there was/is a circuit breaker in the power distribution panel, but it's not generally considered a "switch" in the "normal sense of the word"....

Our Cougar doesn't have an "inside electric switch". The only "water heater switch is the "gas switch" that's located beside the "pump switch". Both are located on the lower part of the tank status indicator panel.

If I remember correctly, Atwood water heaters were the first to include electric and gas switches inside the RV. It wasn't until Suburban bought Atwood that they transitioned most of their Suburban water heaters to the "dual control" switch located inside the RV.
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Old 07-14-2019, 08:04 AM   #14
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If you do not have an owners manual, you should try googling for one. They are a great help.
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Old 07-14-2019, 09:35 AM   #15
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I extended the switch into the interior for convenience, but bought a switch that had a red light when it's energized so that I don't leave it on when parking my trailer at my sons home. I have a plug-in there to keep the batteries charged and have A/C when working on the interior.

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Old 07-14-2019, 11:33 AM   #16
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The bottom box shows the levels of your fresh, gray, and black water tanks. The red toggle is for the onboard fresh water pump.
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