Question about Water Heaters
Smoke is coming when turning the upper element on
Posted by Anonymous on
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If you have 220 volts at the poles on the upper heating element and it doesn't heat up, it has to be the element or a loose connection where the power hooks up to it. If after replacing the element and the power was applied to the element before the tank filled back up with water, the element probably burned out again. The tank must be full before turning power on to the tank.
Posted on Dec 09, 2010
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 04, 2011 | Rheem 40 GAL ELEC TALL Water Heater 6YR SC...
Aug 20, 2011 | Water Heaters
Apr 09, 2011 | Water Heaters
Feb 03, 2011 | Whirlpool Water Heaters
Dec 09, 2010 | Rheem 40 GAL ELEC TALL Water Heater 6YR SC...
If wire is bad between upper and lower parts of water heater, and water heater has tight-fitting 2" foam insulation, it usually indicates water heater replacement.
Sep 20, 2010 | Rheem 50 GAL ELEC TALL Water Heater 6YR SC...
Feb 17, 2010 | Rheem 40 GAL ELEC TALL Water Heater 6YR SC...
Sep 16, 2009 | Rheem 40 GAL ELEC TALL Water Heater 6YR SC...
Nov 16, 2008 | Water Water Heaters
Nov 15, 2008 | Water Heaters
91 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!