Question about Water Heaters
When I first turned it on,the red light came on for maybe 20 seconds,and then goes out.when I let it sit for awhile I can turn it on and it does the same.the last time it was set on 9,and when it went out I set it to 10 and the light came back on for a few seconds.
1) For tank-type gas water heaters:
2) Re-post question on fixya or Tank forum and include information that shows on product label usually located on side of unit, so expert can determine which product, and what error codes and controller are revealing.
Posted on Jan 01, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Posted on Jan 23, 2009
The instructions for installing the sensor will probably included with the new part. Also, when you receive the part and actually see it, you will probably know where it will go. Sometimes, things like this happen even with new units. I have had bad thermocouples on brand new units right from the factory. It happens and unfortunately it happens to us sometimes. Good luck and if you get the part and still have trouble, contact them again. If you would have bought a GE (Rheem) unit, they would have sent a tech out to your house at no cost. I'm not a fan of Whirlpool water heaters.
Posted on Apr 02, 2009
turn the water flow off and control off and hold the two arrow buttons together
then use the up arrow to get to e and the down arrow to get to 1 what do you see?
Posted on Sep 10, 2009
Do you have a natural gas or propane water heater. You could possibly have a dirty valve which stops the flow of the gas. Has there been a change with the environment of the water heater. Check for the draft and back blow of the available air. If the water heater is over 6 years old maybe it is time to replace the unit. Good Luck
Posted on Jan 08, 2011
Testimonial: "Thank you for the info..but i thought as long as it doesnt leak it should still be good & it is natural gas...2003 richmond 5v40-36f"
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