× robbymax As Braunston advises, after a time users learn that the heater makes certain noises during the ignition phase and it was apparent that my heater was no longer making its usual noises. We will then mock up another cover to protect the rear of the control panel until we can find a new one. The story so far: We have the Trumatic S 3002p system which has both gas and electric heating with blown air. Just think yourself lucky you dont have a truma combi loads more work and expense to swap the elements. I will add, if you do want to check this, please be VERY careful and don't attempt if at all unsure. What you need to do is disconnect the mains supply to it, in other words switch the electric heater off, now wait several minutes for the reset switch to cool down and it will then automatically reset. What they like, dislike, reliability, cost, and whether they would purchase it again. can someone tell me how you know if your rm212f fridge is on or not. A typical Truma configuration in older motorhomes consists of the Trumatic S3002 gas heater, complemented by an Ultraheat 230V electric heater. Read the instructionsTo make your heating work efficiently, be familiar with how it works. The green light on the control switch also comes on as it should. Truma Ultrastore Electric Not Working Possibly Element. MYSTIFIED BY your heater's controls and what they do? Like Izzy and MJ, many RV'ers have shared their own experience with the Truma AquaGo. I thought I'd spotted something which said he was away until begininning of Feb.  No problem I will email him! When the appliance is switched on, the burner starts automatically as soon as the hot water faucet is opened and the flow of the water is greater than … Both systems can work off electricity, gas or a mix of the two. Access to test the element in our van is tricky as it is right in a corner and has the additional cowling to remove to get to it. Swapped for a new fused spur courtesy of Screwfix...bingo! The electric heating is secondary heating, the heater was designed to work on gas as the primary fuel, but with the demand from customers, the electric heater was added. The protective round plastic cover has been lost by a previous owner (?possibly knocked off when putting the table back in). John Mcm please help. Message Forums: Welcome Guest Reception - All Forums Caravans and Caravanning - Caravan Repairs, Servicing and Maintenance Print: Topic: Truma heater not working … Truma Corp 2800 Harman Dr Elkhart, IN 46514 USA. 7amps = 853w which seems bob-on. Started at the beginning, changed fuses, nothing. Started 9 hours ago, Copyright Alphaquad Ltd Cvan1 - thanks for the update, the element may be the issue then? This allows you to wash your hands thoroughly, wash dishes and even take a long shower at any time: the high quality stainless steel container with extra-large capacity makes this possible. i'm also having the same trouble with a carver trumatic sb1800 heater. Truma water heater not working on electric. Started Yesterday at 18:45, By The problem here is that the element has gone to earth. Started Tuesday at 12:49, By In order to post a reply you will need to register, or if already registered please log in here, Free UKCampsite.co.uk Window Sticker  -  Recommend to Friend, [Message Forums]  If you are shocked by the cost of this item, wait till you find out the cost of a new tap !! Contacted Truma by email (fault code two quick yellow flashes then five seconds delay repeat). By Might sound like a lot, but if you have a water heater in your house, it’s in the 4,500 watt range. May 7, 2012 5,551 435 25,935. A reading of 0 ohms to earth for both live and neutral means the 240v which powers the element is finding it's way directly to earth and should be tripping out the mcb ! I’ve checked the fuse in the switch (on … It has stopped working again now so we're going to order a new control unit lead (less than £20 from Waudby's) and replace it in case the old one has sustained any damage. [Features / Advice]  Camping and Caravanning Forums,Campsites,reviews,free classified ads, camping articles and newsletter plus loads more Home Log in or Register: Advertisement. The green LED is powered by a small transformer on the PCB and is obviously getting power. James - just a suggestion as this issue has cropped up before on Caravan Talk. Similarly the neutral wire. Just like last weekend when we were away and I put plugged in the Aquaroll whilst I was getting the awning on, thought I could hear water and assumed I had left the drain tap open and the hot water tank was letting it out. have you tried resetting the trip switch at rear side of heater at the back,bit awkward to get to tho. [Competitions]  The last couple of times when taking our van out (2011 Bailey Pegasus Ancona) we have not been able to use the electric water heater (grey Truma Ultrastore 850w) so we have been using the gas, which is fine. It never gets switched on until I'm sure the tank if full and all the pipework to all taps have been bled of air. Powered by Invision Community. You can post now and register later. The live-neutral resistance is the element and to get a reading means the element is fine. Plug the remote sensor back in and make sure that it's fully home. i know now this is probably a daft question but can’t I just check continuity whilst the hook up is removed? Contact Us Upload or insert images from URL. It's been one year since Izzy and MJ at Endless RVing upgraded their RV water heater to the Truma AquaGo. Just like boats, everything in a caravan as far as spares go is expensive ! Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts Old Truma Gas Heater not working. put it all back, still not working, then mysteriously it did later.! We are in a 59 plate Rapido 7090F on a Ducato base and the water heater and space heater isn’t working on the electric. Two problems can occur: firstly, the relays are not working - sometimes you can hear them clicking but the are not supplying any power. The most common failure mode results in the heater ONLY working in the 500W position; you could try this. any help appreciated. To be as efficient as it can be the van has to be thoroughly warm to start with, not just the central areas but the whole fabric of the van. This has left the plug and wires exposed. Do you think its the 12 volt supply that is at fault. If you move it there it should work fine. If they seem to be malfunctioning as well, check the main regulator pressure. The Truma electric water heater heats the water in your caravan or motor home quickly and keeps it hot for a long time. Truma systems. A more even temperature is achieved with a remote sensor. They rarely fail. It could be that the relays are beginning to fail. My previous Truma C-3402 heater suddenly refused to fire-up on gas (working fine one day - not working the next). Thanks pebble I will do some searches and see if Truma will speak to me about this issue. By The element with no power on it at 62 ohms is fine.   Your previous content has been restored. With the mains off, you can check the 240V side of the water heater by using continuity and tracing the live wire back to the box. Truma heater not workingCaravan Repairs, Servicing and Maintenance. 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