Go Back   Montana Owners Club - Keystone Montana 5th Wheel Forum > MOC on M.A.R.S. > Maintenance
Click Here to Login

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-31-2006, 11:54 AM   #1
Seasoned Camper
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Bridewater
Posts: 58
M.O.C. #4650
Hot water is too HOT

Is there any way to control the temperature on a Suburban 10 gal hot water heater? It's so hot I'm concerned my kids will get scallded.
Yazoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-31-2006, 01:57 PM   #2
Seasoned Camper
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Mt. Hood
Posts: 90
M.O.C. #2818
The newer ones have an ajustment behind a small rubber cover on the heater.
gungho is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2006, 10:13 AM   #3
Montana Master
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Woodward
Posts: 2,795
M.O.C. #450
Send a message via Yahoo to prariepoodle
ON ours if you run the propane and the electric it will get very hot so we just use the electric most of the time. Then when it is shower time we turn on the propane and let it heat for about 15 minutes so we don't run out of hot water. Ours does not have a ajustment on it.
prariepoodle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2006, 05:56 PM   #4
Montana Sky
Montana Master
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Down the Road
Posts: 5,627
M.O.C. #889
No adjustment on mine either, I just run propane for the hot water heater. It sure can burn ya if ya dont pay attention to it.
Montana Sky is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2006, 09:48 PM   #5
JH Sechelt
Montana Master
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Campbell River
Posts: 970
M.O.C. #4976
Wife says our propane hot water is not hot enough to wash dishes ( Elect Hot water is ) Both seem hot enough to me in the shower. ( she doesn't allow me to wash dishes.... But I can dry ). (If he washes the dishes, it takes me half an hour to clean up after him - Dawn)

JH Sechelt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2006, 07:06 AM   #6
Bill Frisbee
Montana Fan
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Guelph
Posts: 296
M.O.C. #4493
On our Monty, both the electric and propane thermostats (I understand there are two) are both set by the factory at 130 degrees. I needed to have one replaced because it was not cutting out at 130 and we were concerned about the grandkids. Apparently, the thermostats are not adjustable (at least on our system).

Bill Frisbee is offline   Reply With Quote

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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hot water reroute to kitchen sink, no wasted water Elk4me Additions & Improvements 5 02-12-2017 04:38 PM
Water pressure low fluch toilet water press higher Dmax07 Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 5 04-06-2014 04:48 AM
Fresh water tank fills up from city water trophyhusband Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 4 03-16-2010 02:59 AM
City Water vs. Holding tank water switch? Montana_6099 Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11 12-07-2006 08:43 AM
Toliet Bowl isnt holding water/water pump campbud Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 5 04-04-2005 03:52 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

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

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:26 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.