Once a year, it's important to inspect and replace the anode rod in your RV water heater to prevent your tank and burner from corroding. In this episode of GrandAdventure we'll explain how this works, and walk you through the important process of anode rod replacement and flushing out your hot water tank.
Filmed: March 18, 2023
- 0:00 Intro
- 0:35 What's an anode rod?
- 1:35 Removing and inspecting the old anode rod
- 3:17 Inspecting the hot water tank with a boroscope
- 4:16 Flushing the hot water tank
- 9:35 Installing the new anode rod
- 11:43 Supplies to do this job yourself
- 12:23 Wrap-up
FOR MORE INFORMATION
- RV water heater anode rod replacement kit https://amzn.to/3ltKOz1
- Klein Tools borescope https://amzn.to/3LA3pUA
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We're based in Salt Lake City, Utah during the winter months, and invite you to come along as we travel all around the U.S. My wife Patricia and I, and dog Zoe are avid boondockers, so while you'll occasionally find us in RV parks or even dry campgrounds, we're usually camped in some of the most remote and beautiful spots that you could ever pull a travel trailer into. We've now transitioned from "long-timing" for six months a year, to living and traveling in our RV full-time.
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