2 Things To Check When The Hot Water In Your Mobile Home Stops Working

A mobile home lets you experience the world at a much closer range than you might otherwise get to do with your car. You can drive all over the country and stay anywhere that you can park your RV. Your RV will also be much more convenient for you because you don't have to worry about finding a hotel to stay in—you already have everything you need right in your mobile home, including a nice warm shower. But, when you turn on the hot water tap and nothing but cold water comes out, you know that you have a problem that you have to deal with. It means that you have a problem with your water heater. So, what can you do?

Check Your Propane

Your water heater needs to have a fuel source. For most RVs, that is a small tank of propane. When the propane runs out, then you can't heat up your water anymore. The same propane tank also runs your stove, so it might get used faster than you thought it would. The first thing you should check is the gauge on your propane tank. You want to make sure that you have propane in your tank. If the gauge is low, you might want to try changing your tank to see if that gets your hot water flowing again. You should also make sure that all connections are tight and that any connection is in the on position. If that doesn't get your hot water flowing, it's time to move on to other things. 

Check Your Fuses

Your mobile home has fuses that will trip if something pulls too much electrical power. When the fuse or circuit breaker trips, it causes that particular circuit to stop getting any power, so nothing that is on that circuit will operate anymore. If a fuse has blown or a circuit breaker has tripped and your water heater is on that circuit, then you aren't going to get hot water. Check your fuse box or circuit breaker to see if you need to replace the fuse or turn the breaker back on. Hopefully, that will get your hot water running again, 

If nothing you try gets your hot water back on, then you are going to need to contact someone who works on mobile homes and have them check your water heater to see what's going on. You want to make sure that you take your RV to someone who is familiar with them like a mobile RV water heater repair service because you don't want any of the systems to get messed up while your water heater is getting repaired.