Question about Water Heaters
The setting has been on Hot for 36 hours ,gas is heating the water, but it is only getting warm
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Unit needs a new "dip tube" It is cracked and allowing cold in water to mix with all hot water resulting in "lukewarm water". Need plumbing skills to change out at cold inlet top of heater,pull out old,buy new at hdepot 5.99 reinstall.
This has been a small manufactor recall on this matter
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Posted on Mar 29, 2009
You have a cracked dip tube. Part at hd is under 10 dollars. Remove and replace via cold water inlet side top of water heater. Degree of labor skill 1-10 = 8.
Posted on Apr 04, 2009
Your water heater most likely needs a new thermocouple. (the device the pilot light heats to develope power to operate the gas valve). They are not expensive and usually available at good home improvement/hardware stores.
Bring your old thermocouple or as much information about your heater to the store to ensure you get the correct replacement.
Posted on Sep 12, 2009
SOURCE: 40 GALLON WATER HEATER
the hot water tank may be filled with scale buildup on the inside. drain a few gallons out of tank until the water runs clear. it is best to drain out water heater at least 2 times a year.
Posted on Jan 12, 2010
Possible thermostat problem. Are you experienced enough in that area to do some testing. Have a multimeter? If not experienced, don't try it, too dangerous. Call in a service person.
Posted on Mar 07, 2010
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