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The power vent blower on my hot water tank will not shut off.

I have a State hot water heater tank in my basement. Sometimes the powervent blower motor does not shut off after the thermostat shuts off the burner. It will run continuously. I suspect the pressure switch on the side of the tank is failing. Any help you can give would be appreciated.

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  • mzman Nov 26, 2008

    Same exact problem.  Third power vent on my State Water Heater.

  • Anonymous Dec 03, 2008

    these heaters ****.  Replaced control valve and fixed...never geting another State heater

  • GK123 Apr 17, 2009

    Have you found any solutions to this problem?

    I have the same problem recurring periodically.

    GK

  • GK123 Apr 17, 2009

    Have you found any solutions to this problem?
    I have the same problem recurring periodically.
    GK

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If the blower continues after the end of the burn cycle it is the cool the heater down. Over running would indicate a defective end cycle temp relay.

Good Luck, Phil

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

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