Contacted Truma by email (fault code two quick yellow flashes then five seconds delay repeat). Checked all out today when I got home and heating element has continuity and an ohms reading of roughly 61.the water heater won't work on gas or electric. Display as a link instead, × We're in Lancashire and I see that Gary is in Nottingham. [Tent Reviews], Please note we are not responsible for the content of external sites & any reviews represent the author's personal view only. It can be installed flexibly in various positions – vertically or horizontally – and is suitable as the main heater in a van or an additional heater in larger vehicles. 7amps = 853w which seems bob-on. The story so far: We have the Trumatic S 3002p system which has both gas and electric heating with blown air. If this is the case, can anyone recommend someone near Lancashire? 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 … We've narrowed it down (I think!) I’ve checked the fuse in the switch (on the wall) and the consumer unit  and there is power getting there. In this video they talk about their experience. Follow our handy tips on how to crank up the heat and keep the cold at bay. This forum never fails to disappoint. I’ve checked the fuse in the switch (on … Started Yesterday at 18:45, By If it has a remote thermostat, it could be that it is not plugged in fully and so does not disconnect the sensor in the dial switch. By William Grant Published: August 9, 2011 . If you move it there it should work fine. Unless otherwise stated all posts are my personal opinion, thanks for the quick response, from what you have suggested it sounds like the element may be ok (result). Please report any error, Caravan Repairs, Servicing and Maintenance, http://www.waudbys.co.uk/products/details/3156.html. A typical Truma configuration in older motorhomes consists of the Trumatic S3002 gas heater, complemented by an Ultraheat 230V electric heater. -Electric: The Truma has two electric elements. All suggestions gratefully received! The green LED is powered by a small transformer on the PCB and is obviously getting power. 1. Message Forums: Welcome Guest Reception - All Forums Caravans and Caravanning - Caravan Repairs, Servicing and Maintenance Print: Topic: Truma heater not working … Last night, we left the heating fan on to warm the van up while we were out but when we came back the electric had tripped out. ..NOT the case as it turns out the shower had somehow turned it's self on during transit and it was happily flooding the bathroom for about 60 seconds :-). Another knock seems to have loosened some of the wires because when we moved them gently the element suddenly started kicking out heat. The latter is a self-hold and needs the power turning off for 15 minutes for it to reset (with the gas also turned off). Cvan1 - thanks for the update, the element may be the issue then? If this is the case then a replacement or, preferably, an uprated board from Gary will be needed. My Combi 4 was working fine on gas and electric in France until about the end of September then no electric (water or heating). Unfortunately, it's a heater out job to replace these, requiring a new exhaust seal and can only be done by a 'competent person'. Secondly, there are two overheat thermostats a 125 degree and a 175.   You cannot paste images directly. If they seem to be malfunctioning as well, check the main regulator pressure. !   Your link has been automatically embedded. See Answer . The live-neutral resistance is the element and to get a reading means the element is fine. Just think yourself lucky you dont have a truma combi loads more work and expense to swap the elements. Tandem Man Thanks again to all! Compact heater for many uses: Truma VarioHeat heaters VarioHeat is an especially compact heater for caravans, motor homes and vans. Google "Truma Ultrastore element Caravan Talk" throws up some more suggestions as to why you've nothing from your supposedly good element, together with some other forums. 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. Swapped for a new fused spur courtesy of Screwfix...bingo! If anyone could help I would be really grateful. Contact Us 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. Can anyone help? My previous Truma C-3402 heater suddenly refused to fire-up on gas (working fine one day - not working the next). They rarely fail. The gas heating works no problem as does the fan for the blown air system. Luke6525. Two problems can occur: firstly, the relays are not working - sometimes you can hear them clicking but the are not supplying any power. Started Tuesday at 12:49, By i'm also having the same trouble with a carver trumatic sb1800 heater. If your HWS runs on gas, your other gas-powered appliances can give you a clue as to whether gas is reaching your system. We had a 900w one fail in a similar boiler (2 x 900w) and the resistance was 1200 ohms, so basically an open circuit. Heat transfers from the heater’s heat-exchanger across a narrow air-gap to the water ‘tank’, but, as air-heating is not being carried out, the heater’s blown-air fan does not run and air is not blown through the heater’s interior. I've researched 100's of posts but am struggling to come up with an answer. A new (or uprated PCB from Gary) is the solution. [Features / Advice]  [Caravan Sites & Camping]  i. e. check the live wires with no electricity or does that not give me a valid result? If the relays are faulty, this can reduce the power of the heater. Then I took the element out and ran a multi-meter on the connections and I had the following results. so before i spend spend a lot of money on a new 850w element, does this sound like the unit has failed with these readings? If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. can someone tell me how you know if your rm212f fridge is on or not. [Virtual Brochure]  [Reception]  Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts Old Truma Gas Heater not working. 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. It could be that the relays are beginning to fail. [Shop!] One further thing to add is I believe I have cooked the element because I have not been using the onboard fresh water tank and because of that it has been sucking air into the system rather than pumping water into the hot water tank, as such the last couple of times I’ve put the water on (assuming that is was full) and it wasn’t so I have put the hot water on and I think that’s what has knackered the element. More often than not, hot water systems stop working because of a fault in the gas or power supply. any help appreciated. We will then mock up another cover to protect the rear of the control panel until we can find a new one. Safer than when the mains is on! Do you think its the 12 volt supply that is at fault. Can anyone help? -Propane: The Truma produces 7,500 BTU/hour with the burner on low, or 14,300 BTU/hour if it’s running full tilt. Where is the dial located? i know now this is probably a daft question but can’t I just check continuity whilst the hook up is removed? Hopefully this might well solve it  - I will report back when we've changed the plugs in case it helps someone else with the same problem. Started 44 minutes ago, By Not sure what the OP's result was but thought I'd add our "experience" to help others. With the original swith for our water heater it was difficult to see if it was on or off so I replaced it with a suitable one with a large neon indicator light so I could tell at a glance. Next step I took the pcb out and checked the glass fuse which was fine. We gave hot water on electric again. Truma water heater not working on electric. After an hour there was no still no heat. WispMan - Thanks for the heads up, I assumed the small yellow box (shown below) was the switch that turned the element off once up to temperature? Truma heater not working on electricCaravan Repairs, Servicing and Maintenance. Any ideas before I send pcb away for repair, to me a fuse constantly blowing would indicate a short but can't find anything.main fuse under consumer box is ok. Raywood. [Competitions]  I thought I'd spotted something which said he was away until begininning of Feb.  No problem I will email him! If you try comparing with normal domestic items you will tear ALL your hair out !!!! 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 ! If this doesnt work i would be checking and replacing the limiters maybe pcb. 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. 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. You’ll need to know how to use each element of the Truma system – the Trumatic gas heater, the Ultraheat secondary heater and the Trumavent fan. robbymax Truma Ultrastore Electric Not Working Possibly Element. If this does not work, it is likely that one or both of the 'stats have failed - sometimes they disintegrate (happened twice to me) and can cause a short circuit. [Contact Us]  You may have to resort to using the MM to trace the live wire but this can be dangerous if it is live. Usually because it was accidently in the 'on' position when the mains was hooked up and switched on or like you said you assumed it was full of water. please help. × If you are shocked by the cost of this item, wait till you find out the cost of a new tap !! Restore formatting, × If you are lacking heat, by searching the Web, I found that there are several problems that seem to afflict these heaters 1) Relays not working: My model has settings at 500W, 1KW and 2KW. Sorry i missread your first post  i was reading quickly and thought you were on about the 230v mains heating please ignore my previous post. Thanks pebble I will do some searches and see if Truma will speak to me about this issue. Its not uncommon for the 850w elements to fail. Gary at arc systems, are you out there?? John Mcm × The element with no power on it at 62 ohms is fine. I … These fail in such a way that the relays still sound as if they are operating, but in fact the contacts have failed (often welded in one position). Truma Corp 2800 Harman Dr Elkhart, IN 46514 USA. Like Izzy and MJ, many RV'ers have shared their own experience with the Truma AquaGo. Don't replace it. i am just shocked at the cost of these, it is essentially a small Immersion element and if it was for a 3kw water tank in a house would cost £30, the cheapest I have found for the Truma is on fle-bay for £115 delivered. Try unplugging the remote thermostat as they can occasionally fail locking out the pcb. Join Date: Nov 2008. It should ideally be 2.8kPa. The good element was c. 72 ohms but that failed a few months later . Might sound like a lot, but if you have a water heater in your house, it’s in the 4,500 watt range. Take care if you do this. Hi folks, something has given up on our electric heating. Plug the remote sensor back in and make sure that it's fully home. The water heater (Truma) sometimes will not work on Electric. have you tried resetting the trip switch at rear side of heater at the back,bit awkward to get to tho. Camping and Caravanning Forums,Campsites,reviews,free classified ads, camping articles and newsletter plus loads more Home Log in or Register: Advertisement. It's been one year since Izzy and MJ at Endless RVing upgraded their RV water heater to the Truma AquaGo. The Truma AquaGo instant water heater is connected between the vehicle's fresh water supply and its hot water system. The green light on the control switch also comes on as it should. Briefly, fine on gas, nothing on electric. Similarly the neutral wire. This model is designed to provide warm water to holidaymakers whose space is at a premium, with its compact size perfect for those with limited room. 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 problem here is that the element has gone to earth. After checking the consumer unit and then checking the 5 amp fuse on the consumer unit it then works. Each produces 850 watts. 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. February 19, 2018 in Caravan Water. The cost of the new switch was much cheaper than a new element. Truma systems. I see many people have problems with Truma gas water heaters and have not heard or seen any mention of this: Recently after lockdown took our Motorhome away which has a Truma gas only, water heater which wouldn't work, I stripped it down, removed PCB to check fuses and connections, couldn't find anything?? May 7, 2012 5,551 435 25,935. if all this doesn't work after,it would seem to be the element itself has gone up the swanny and garys the man that can sort it,but when he returns tho,i think end of jan. Gary has gone on his hols and can't access UKCS. Probably safer to just disconnect the power and swap a new one in to see if it is at fault. to the Ultraheat electric element which isn't kicking out any heat for some reason. Just been out to have another play and we think we might have solved it. Just like boats, everything in a caravan as far as spares go is expensive ! How to get the best from your Truma Trumatic S3002 heater. Unfortunately I think there is no reset switch on this Truma but if it's hiding and you think I've missed it please do let me know and I will take another look. This has left the plug and wires exposed. The Truma produces 850 watts with one electric element on, or 1,700 watts with two elements running. The protective round plastic cover has been lost by a previous owner (?possibly knocked off when putting the table back in). The Truma electric water heater heats the water in your caravan or motor home quickly and keeps it hot for a long time. The most common reason for water heater elements blowing is no water in the tank. The story so far: We have the Trumatic S 3002p system which has both gas and electric heating with blown air. A more even temperature is achieved with a remote sensor. I presume this might be too far for us to bridge the distance. Natalie, Glad you have found it. James Cornell, i am new to caravaning and have bought a 22 year old caravan with the above fridge but no idea of how to work it. If you have been caravanning for years, it’s easy to think that everybody already knows how to get the best performance out of a Truma Trumatic S3002. £4 is better than £130...result! Nick J Started 9 hours ago, Copyright Alphaquad Ltd [Event Diary]  There's always the option of contacting Truma direct and asking for advice, explaining that you believe the element to be ok. Clear editor. or a window !!!! Waudbys will also be able to supply this:  http://www.waudbys.co.uk/products/details/3156.html, http://www.truma.com/truma05/en/products/index_produkte_rubriken_en_104781.html. 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. But there will be a switch somewhere in the circuit along with a relay to switch it off when up to temperature. Cvan I will try removing this audio jack and see if this makes any difference. Motorhome Forums, Motorhome Discussion, Motorhome Chat > Motorhome Model Hints and Tips > Hymer Motorhomes > Old Truma Gas Heater not working. [Caravans & Motorhomes For Sale]  Hi, I wonder if anyone could help me, having a similar problem with the truma ultraheat in our elddis crusader super cyclone. By Any ideas gratefully received because it is driving us mad now. Posts: 46 Thanks: 0. Reading forums suggested likely to be element but at £130 we wanted to be sure. 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]  ive friend to work it out and 62 ohms / 3. Truma heater not workingCaravan Repairs, Servicing and Maintenance. I can confirm that there is no reset button on a Truma Ultraheat. 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.   Pasted as rich text. Phone: +1 (855) 558-7862 Fax: +1 (574) 538-2426. I will add, if you do want to check this, please be VERY careful and don't attempt if at all unsure. It is accessed on the rear of the space heater on the side of the grey box it is a head phone jack. put it all back, still not working, then mysteriously it did later.! 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