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In cold weather the water heater will not get hot with just…

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In cold weather the water heater will not get hot with just electric. Is it normal to have to use propane in cold weather?

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the coolant level? Has there been any leaking from the hoses?

No leaks

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2018 premier

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Checking myself

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Normally the electric side is a supplement to the LP. Meaning it takes a very long time to heat up, the colder the longer it is going to take, plus it takes longer to re-heat. It is good once it is up to temp for doing a few dishes, washing hands etc. SO It is totally fine to use BOTH at the same time for quicker recovery, the LP will heat the water much faster then the electric heating element. The colder the water the longer it takes so I would be using the LP function.....

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No problem at all please feel free to contact me if you have more questions or concerns.

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Thank you. Robert

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