What does DSI mean on a water heater?

What does DSI mean on a water heater?

Direct Spark Ignition
A step-up from the manual LP gas water heater is the LP gas model with Direct Spark Ignition or DSI. What DSI means is, rather than going outside to manually light the water heater with a match or striker you light it from inside the RV at the touch of a switch.

How long does a 6 gallon RV water heater last?

My personal experience with a 6 gallon tank, about 5 minutes comfortably with continuous water flow. Takes around 45 minutes to reheat fully depending on water temperature entering tank. Well water here never really warms up much. The 12 gallon tank I had in fifth wheel was almost unlimited in comparison.

How long does it take for an RV 6 gallon water heater to heat up?

A hot water heater in your RV or Travel Trailer will take 31 minutes to heat up if you have a 6 gallon tank and 51 minutes to heat up if you have a 10 gallon tank.

What is a 6 gallon water heater used for?

If you’re looking for a small water heater capable of getting the job done in a stylish fashion, this is a great choice. It’s excellent for bathrooms, RV, wet bars, or any other place you need hot water.

What is the DSI fault?

DSI fault means that the gas did not ignite during start up.

What does DSI stand for?


Acronym Definition
DSI Data Service & Information (various companies)
DSI Data Science Initiative (various schools)
DSI Disease Severity Index
DSI Digital Systems International Inc.

Can you take a shower with a 6 gallon water heater?

We have a 6 gallon water heater, and have found that you can shower pretty much as long as you want because the unit recycles really fast.

Should I leave my RV water heater on all the time?

Just like in your home, it is safe to leave your electric powered RV water heater on all the time whether stationary or on the road. There are other downsides such as cost and environmental impact of fuel consumption – but safety should not be a concern.

Should I turn my RV hot water heater off at night?

It’s safe to leave your RV water heater on all the time, just like at home. You’ll want to make sure that there is always water in the heater. And that it’s turned off before moving your RV.

How many gallons of hot water does a shower use?

A shower uses approximately 10 gallons of hot water per shower. A dishwasher uses 6 gallons during every use, while hand washing uses 4 gallons per wash, and shaving uses 1 to 2 gallons per shave.

What size water heater do I need for a shower?

Worksheet for Estimating Peak Hour Demand/First Hour Rating *

Use Average gallons of hot water per usage
Shower 20 =
Shaving (.05 gallon per minute) 2 =
Hand dishwashing or food prep (2 gallons per minute) 3 =
Automatic dishwasher 7 =

What causes a DSi fault RV water heater?

DSI means direct spark ignition. FLT means fault. That means it tried to ignite the burner on the water heater but failed. First thing is to check your propane supply.

Why Atwood 6 gallon water heaters?

Atwood 6 gallon water heaters are 14 lbs. lighter at dry weight than competitive brands. Advanced design delivers hot water faster. Greater overall efficiency requires less LP gas usage which can save you money!

What kind of water heater does a suburban have?

Suburban Direct Spark & 110 Volt Water Heater SW6DE-6 Gallon Tank 5239A, OEM# 5139E or 5139A The best water heaters on the road today, Suburban’s line of durable, porcelain-lined steel tank water heaters features to match

What are the safety features of a coach water heater?

Safety features include a high temperature limit switch, a thermostat and a pressure relief valve. A simple flip of the switch from inside your coach lets you turn your water heater on or off. An extended cold water inlet tube enables hot water to last 55% longer. Durable, powder-coated access door and single switch are included.