Free 7 Day Trial RV GPS App RV Trip Planner Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Free 7 Day Trial ×
 

Go Back   Keystone RV Forums > Keystone Fleet | Keystone RV Models > Travel Trailers
Click Here to Login

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 04-06-2014, 08:17 AM   #1
ed cobos
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: orange county
Posts: 47
Water hum

Hello - camping in santee lakes, ca near San Diego for a few days, which BTW is really nice - but hearing a hum from our electric water heater. Is this normal? When we turn off the switches the hum stops. Everything works fine, but don't remember hearing this, it doesn't sound all the time.
Thanks and if you are planning to visit e San Diego area, this is a great spot!
ed cobos is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2014, 04:26 PM   #2
bsmith0404
Senior Member
 
bsmith0404's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Las Cruces
Posts: 3,041
I just take my hearing aids out, that pretty much fixes any humming noises I may have heard. Sorry don't have much for you on this one. The electrics in the water heater is just a heating element. There is a small circuit board, have you checked to see if the hum is coming from that?
__________________

Brent
2013 Alpine 3500RE
2019 Silverado 2500HD Duramax
U.S. Air Force Retired (25 yrs)
RV Sales Consultant
bsmith0404 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2014, 04:32 PM   #3
therink
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Rochester, NY
Posts: 1,605
I had the hum issue when water Heater on electric. It happened once on the maiden voyage in my last fiver. Only did it once and never again. May have had something to do with air bubbles or the check valve in the heater. In wouldn't worry about it unless it persists.
__________________
Steve Rinker
Rochester, NY
2013 Outback Sydney 340FBH (12,280 lbs loaded-scale)

2015 GMC Sierra Denali 3500HD, SRW, Duramax, CC, SB (payload 3700)

https://i1109.photobucket.com/albums/...65/340FBH1.jpg
therink is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2014, 07:07 PM   #4
f6bits
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: SoCal
Posts: 1,739
I've never heard a hum from my water heater. I use electric 95% of the time.

I suggest you open the outside cover and see if you can zero in on the source of the noise.

Enjoy Santee! It almost always gets stellar reviews on campgroundreviews.com.
__________________
-Scott, DW, DG, DB, and DD

2011 Passport 2590BH
2009 Ford F150 SuperCrew FX4 5.4L w/Max Tow
f6bits is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
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
Forum Jump

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Keystone RV Company or any of its affiliates in any way. Keystone RV is a registered trademark of the Keystone RV Company.


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 09:08 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.