Repairing a Broken Water Heater Drain Plug

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A broken water heater drain plug on your RV can be a hassle to repair, depending whether your plug is metal or plastic. In this free video, Dave Solberg teaches you a couple quick solutions for removing a corroded or broken plug from the exterior of your RV’s water heater. You’ll learn how to diagnosis your particular issue, and discover the simplest way to fix and replace the drain plug and get back to enjoying clean hot water!

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3 Responses to “Repairing a Broken Water Heater Drain Plug”
  1. Benigno Garza

    My unit is a 2017. At first I had plenty of hot water but now, not so much. With out spending money that I don’t have, how can I get more hot water coming out. Thank you Ben Out.

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    • Customer Service

      Dear Benigno,

      Thank you for your patience. In response to your question-

      The water heaters have a set temperature on the thermostat. There is no adjustment that can be done to make more hot water come out or to change the temperature. The problem is more likely the heating element is bad or the flame is not set correctly when trying to run on gas. You could also have a bypass valve in the wrong position on the rear of the tank or one of the valves is bad. If you are still getting hot water but it doesn’t feel like it is much, most likely it is a problem with the valves but I would troubleshoot everything else as well. We do offer some great troubleshooting videos, I will post a link below to them.
      https://www.rvrepairclub.com/?s=water+heater

      Sincerely,
      Dan
      RV Repair Club Technical Expert

      Reply

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