Tighten all connections with a pipe wrench.
Outdoor propane tankless water heater installation.
To install propane on demand tankless and ventless water heater in a travel trailer you will need to disconnect the old heater first.
The consumer must read the entire manual to properly operate the water heater and to have regular maintenance performed.
And because they are small and need no indoor air for combustion they can be located in more places than a traditional water heater.
Location in the case of gas or propane heaters the location for your heater may be restricted.
Turn off the main water valve at the meter.
Proper venting gas and propane heaters emit carbon monoxide which must be vented outside.
Then connect the wires to the tankless water heater and connect to the propane bottle.
Cut into the existing water supply pipes attached to the old water heater.
Mount the tankless water heater securely to the platform.
A licensed professional must install the water heater according to the exact instructions on pages 4 20.
Most jurisdictions will require you to contact the local utility to connect your new tankless system to a new or existing gas line whether it is natural gas or propane.
Gas powered models are available with all three system types.
These restrictions are meant to reduce the risk of co poisoning.
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Build a platform with 2 x 4 inch pieces of lumber that will allow you to mount the new tankless water heater about four inches from the wall.
Choose a location for the new water heater that will allow you to vent it to the outside easily.
These vents must be made of suitable materials and be kept clear of combustible materials.
Run threaded iron pipe from the outdoor propane tank to the heater.
Some tankless water heaters can be somewhat noisy.
Make sure that none of the pipes are leaking and that the wires are fully connected.