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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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SOURCE: Haveing porblems finding elements for reliance

Should be standard screw-in 4500 watt element.

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I would check across both sides of incoming power feed . It shoud be 220-240volts. If you have proper voltage I would check limit switch .its the red button normally located above thermostat on top element.Try pushing it in if it stays in you should be ok Only other thing I can suggest right now is to turn thermostat all the way down then back up. It should take about 45 mnis. to heat. Hope this helps. Thanks.

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SOURCE: Elec water heater 40gal water way to hot and


One of the thermostats is bad or there is corrosion behind it...

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Elec water heater 40gal water way to hot and blowing braker on the water tank Red reset button what wrong please help


One of the thermostats is bad or there is corrosion behind it...

Check out this tip..

How to replace the Thermostat and Element for
Electric Hot Water Heater


Feb 14, 2011 | Water Heaters

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Have 40gal lowboy and have reset button that doesn't do much but push in and out with no resistance like usual. We get hardly room temp heat yet set thermostat on high. Also noticed heating element has but...

Tank-type electric water heater is fully repairable by homeowner.

Try replacing thermostat:

Page above has links to other repair steps in case thermostat is not the problem.
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Rheem 40gal. electric: have 220 power at both elements at the same time but only one drawing is correct?

A 220 volt circuit does not require a neutral, so both 110v legs go to each element. The elements draw from each of these 100v legs. Are you having any problems with it heating sufficiently?

Dec 09, 2010 | Rheem 40 GAL ELEC TALL Water Heater 6YR SC...

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No hot water

Electric water heater can be repaired by homeowner.

Four things can cause NO hot water:
1) ECO red reset button tripped. Remove top cover on water heater, push red reset button on thermostat. Put insulation and cover back over thermostat.
2) Circuit breaker is tripped, circuit breaker bad, or wire loose in breaker box. Turn breaker on-off and listen for crackling or fizzing sound, and burned smell. Test breaker for 220Volts. Test top two screws on upper thermostat to see if water heater has electricity.
3) Bad upper thermostat. Replace upper thermostat.
4) Bad upper element. Test upper element.

Nov 22, 2010 | Reliance WATER HEATER CO #9-40-DKRT 40GAL...

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My reliance electric hot water heater keeps shutting down. when I push the reset button it goes on and works for anywhere from 1 day to 5 weeks. Where do I look for a solution.

According to Reliance's trouble shooting guide, you may have faulty upper thermostat that is overheating, which is causing the high temp limit switch to open and shut it down. Pushing the reset switch is only a temporary solution until you find out what is causing it to shut down. Is it still under warranty? Call Reliance and find out. 1-800-365-4054

May 17, 2010 | Reliance WATER HEATER CO #9-40-DKRT 40GAL...

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My mom has a RHEEM 40gal electric hot water heater...model 87H 40D 1PH, Serial # r0288003951. It is the table top version. She said that the hot water is no longer working and before I request a service...

first check that the thermostat is working im afraid if its not a fualt there the chances are its the element in theboiler that means a new boiler in most cases

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40gal richmond powervent wont light. code says fvd interface failer what does that mean????????

sounds like the circuit board is bad,, when you turn on the unit does the fan come on first if not you need a circuit board, depending on the age it might be cheaper to change the whole unit

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