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I have a 40 gal Richmond water heater not sure on the model, it's was installed about 10 yrs ago. Lately the hot water is REALLY hot and the water has a brown tint to it. Does that have anything t

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needs drop tube or full replacement

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your damper is stuck open and caulsing a down draft blowing the pilot out, make sure its working properly!!

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