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In order for the air to escape from the empty tank, which is displaced by the incoming water, you must open a hot water spigot somewhere in your plumbing system. Really doesn't matter which one, although I often look for the one most distant from the water heater to be sure that all the air is out of the lines as the water heater.

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50 feet away, and hot water should arrive in 18 seconds.

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