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Truma Ultrastore on Mains 6 days 6 hours ago #472609

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Hi, I was wondering if any more experienced brains could offer some help here. When the van went in for its annual service, we were told the Truma Ultrastore tripped their workshop electrics and asked if it had ever happened before, it hadn’t.

We went away end of July and had no problems with it for 5 nights.

We’ve just come back from four nights near Bristol and we had no hot water (as far as I remember) from the first try. With no testing equip, and verifying the EHU hadn’t tripped, I changed the mains fuse and we had hot water again, but that stopped soon after.

I’ve come home and put both 5A fuses on the multimeter and both seem fine. There was definitely water in the tank when it stopped working each time.

Any suggestions gratefully received!!
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Truma Ultrastore on Mains 6 days 5 hours ago #472610

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All the symptoms point to a failed heating element and/ or the thermostatic switch that controls its maximum temperature, These are replaceable, but it does mans the heater may have to come out of the caravan. Being a gas appliance for safety it should be removed and worked on by a qualified fitter.
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Truma Ultrastore on Mains 5 days 17 hours ago #472630

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ProfJohnL wrote:
Being a gas appliance for safety it should be removed and worked on by a qualified fitter.

Oh, sounds like boiling the kettle for washing up water from now on then..
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Truma Ultrastore on Mains 5 days 17 hours ago #472632

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:whistle:crosswind wrote:
ProfJohnL wrote:
Being a gas appliance for safety it should be removed and worked on by a qualified fitter.

Oh, sounds like boiling the kettle for washing up water from now on then..

That is of course your choice, and it would be a lot cheaper.
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Truma Ultrastore on Mains 4 days 10 hours ago #472716

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That is of course your choice, and it would be a lot cheaper.

Only if its a low wattage kettle
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Truma Ultrastore on Mains 3 days 5 hours ago #472784

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Thingy wrote:
Only if its a low wattage kettle

True, although we’re using gas for the kettle so will probably just end up with cold water washing up as last week.. don’t need another excuse to use more gas.
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Truma Ultrastore on Mains 3 days 2 hours ago #472790

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Does your site not have a pot wash?
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