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Old 01-18-2022, 09:01 AM   #1
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A couple questions...

I just bought this unit and are on our first trip. 2012 Denali 5th wheel
Have had several motorhomes and trailers in the past though.


1. Has anyone had water come back out of the "fresh water" fill while connected to city water? Water is in no way pouring out but enough comes out to for a decent sized mud spot on the ground. No issues until connected to city water.


2.Has anyone experienced their furnace not shutting off? The only way to get mine to shut off is to pull the fuse. Does not matter what the temp is set at or even if it turned off at the T-stat, the blower and burner don't turn off. I replaced the T-stat thinking that was the problem but no such luck. It is a single zone Dometic digital T-stat.
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Old 01-18-2022, 01:42 PM   #2
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As far as the fresh water is concerned, there is a one way valve in the water pump that is supposed to prevent that from happening. Check there.

For the heater, is the fan just running or is it heating also?
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Old 01-18-2022, 07:56 PM   #3
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Furnace starts its cycle by closing a simple switch in the thermostat. However, if the leads to the thermostat are shorted somewhere, furnace fan will run and heat will be produced. Find the wiring in for the furnace. Temporarily disconnect the thermostat to see if the furnace stops.

If it stops, you need to fix the wire. If it does not, it is likely an internal control board issue.
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Old 01-19-2022, 06:05 AM   #4
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As far as the fresh water is concerned, there is a one way valve in the water pump that is supposed to prevent that from happening. Check there.

For the heater, is the fan just running or is it heating also?





Both the burner and fan are running.
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Old 01-19-2022, 06:07 AM   #5
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Thank you both for your input. Looks like I will be doing some investigating come Thursday and Friday.
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Old 01-20-2022, 01:50 PM   #6
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Typically the freshwater check valve can be cleared/reset by running the water pump for a few seconds. Turn off city water so onboard pump supplies the water.
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Old 01-26-2022, 03:46 PM   #7
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Take a look at the video link from YouTube -

Darren does a great job explaining this thermostat. It's possible that it is how it is programmed. He has many other videos on troubleshooting furnances.
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Old 01-26-2022, 05:29 PM   #8
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Thermostat

Check out this link on the thermostat .

Darren does a great job explaining the thermostat and how it works. This could possibly be the reason? Also, he has several other videos on furnace troubleshooting.
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