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Want to raise final hot temperature from Santiago 80

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SOURCE: Water not hot at the Symmons Safety Mix valve.

There might have been some sediment that came thru the water line after changing the water heater and got into the mixer valve. You may need to shut off the water and clean out the mixer valve assembly.

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I would pull the lines off the back and check the inlet filter on the hot and cold sides of the water inlet and clean the screen style filter. If you just use cold is the water cold if the cold water valve was bad then you would get no cold wate when set to cold.

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I replaced both elements and both thermostats and water still gets too hot.


there is a small screw in the control panel that sets the thermostat and by turning it anti clockwise you can lower the temperature of the water
all to the right is around boiling and all to the left is around 55 degrees c
thee is an automatic mixer that you can have fitted to the hot water outlet that is mixed with tap water to control the temperature to prevent scalding accidents
it is preset to a temperature at the tap of around 75 degrees C

Oct 28, 2015 | RELIANCE ELECTRIC WATER HEATER

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Legionella, Legionnaire's, Hot Water Heaters and Mixing Valves


Many people are turning their <b>hot water heaters</b> down to dangerously low temperatures to try to <b>save fuel or energy</b>. What they do not know is that they are playing a very dangerous game with a deadly disease.<br /> <br /> Your water heater can be a very deadly incubator for the deadly <b>Legonella Bacteria</b>. In an effort to <b>save money</b> a lot of people have made the decision to turn the <b>water temperature</b> on their water heater down to very low temperatures.<b> Temperatures of under 140F</b> can allow the<b> bacteria</b> to grow in your<b> hot water heater</b>. <br /> The way to combat this problem is to<b> make sure that the temperature for your hot water heater is over 140F</b>. The problem that is caused by those temperatures is that <b>140F water can be dangerous</b> because of the<b> risk of scalding</b>. This risk is especially high for young children and older adults. <br /> <br /> The question then becomes, what do you do to make sure that either of these problems are not a risk in your home. The answer to this question is to install a device called a <b>mixing valve</b>. <br /> <br /> The <b>mixing valve mixes some cold water with the hot water</b> coming from the hot water heater. This mixing valve takes the temperature of the hot water down to a temperature that will not hurt people with tender skin. A <b>water temperature of under 120F</b> will give people time to react to hot water before it hurts them. The cooler water in the piping going to your faucet will not have the time to grow bad bacteria before you use it.<br /> <br /> To review the thing you need to remember about this problem. <b>Keep your water in your heater higher than 140F</b> to keep the bad stuff from forming. You want the <b>water coming out of your faucet needs to be under 120F</b> to keep from <b>scalding</b> people in your home. And, a mixing valve will do the job of cooling off your water to a safe temperature. <br /> <br /> If you are thinking of turning your water temperatures down be careful. Check into installing a mixing valve instead and keep your family safe.

on Feb 19, 2011 | Plumbing

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I have a GE Profile Water Heater Model #SE40M12AA01.


I recommend safety changes to prevent ruptured water heater and assorted leaks.
135 degree hot water.
Maybe replace TP valve if it is dripping.
Drip pan under water heater with 3/4" drain line to outside.
Expansion tank on incoming cold water line to absorb pressure build-up, and prolong life of tank and plumbing.

Here's why:

1) Yes you can have scalding hot water.

2) I recommend 135 degrees since that will burn the evil right out of ya. And generally kill clothes washing bacteria.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-adjust-water-heater-temperature.html

3) 150 is dangerous and can seriously burn skin in 1.5 seconds. Not safe around children and elderly.

4) Temperature settings on electric water heater are approximate, since thermostats are calibrated approximately, and read temperature through tank wall.

5) Also if you want to increase amount of hot water for high-consumption household, then setting tank temperature upward is one solution since more cold water is mixed with hot, so amount of hot inside tank goes further.

6) High temperature can cause TP valve to release water.
TP valve is pressure-temperature safety valve. Do NOT cap off.
Rating should be 125 psi and 180 degrees ... but all things water heater are approximate, and TP valves need replacement now and then.
It is not recommended by water heater manufactures to use 150 psi TP valve when water heater came with 125 psi. Rating shows in small print on end of TP. New TP valves sold at local hardware. Let tank cool before installing new one.

7) Higher temperature and high pressure can rupture tank.
Pressure over 80 psi shortens life of water heaters and plumbing fixtures. Put BTG100 pressure gauge on water heater drain valve to check pressure.

8) You need a drip pan with 3/4" drain line to outdoors, or to drain vent line, to prevent flood caused by ruptured water heater.
Turn water heater off when going on vacation.
Inspect water heater each 6 months.
Drip pan available at local home center or hardware:
http://waterheatertimer.org/9-ways-to-save-with-water-heater.html#drip

9) Heated water expands and puts pressure on tank and pipes.
Water does not compress... so when water gets hotter it expands against tank wall and against pipes.
Especially in closed system (check valve present) when system is without expansion tank.
Expansion tank is installed on incoming cold water line.
http://waterheatertimer.org/9-ways-to-save-with-water-heater.html#expansion

Oct 31, 2012 | Water Heaters

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Wh 9L amtrol water heater..the water temp is too hot.. the heater is 10 yrs old is it possible to remove the temp probe and clean?


Amdrol makes indirect-fired water heater that gets heat from a boiler
http://www.amtrol.com/boilermate.htm

1) Pdf manual on amdrol website show a mixing valve that mixes cold water with the hot water so water temperature going to faucet stays the same:
http://www.amtrol.com/pdf/MC10169%20BMconstantempflyer.pdf
You set the temperature of the mixing valve.
You can also set up 2 sets of pipes ... one is connected to mixing valve that goes to sinks and tubs. The other pipe bypasses mixing valve sends hotter water to washing machine.

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2) The manual for Amdrol:
http://www.amtrol.com/pdf/9040-586%2001_09%20BoilerMate%20Indirect%20IO.pdf
The new models has a temperature sensor that plugs into digital readout.
This is a thermistor sensor wire that can be ordered as repair part

3) Amdrol has e-mail address:
info@amtrol.com

4) You can post your question on a water heater forum
http://www.thetankatwaterheaterrescue.com/forums/forum3/

Nov 11, 2010 | Amtrol Water Heaters

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Temperature too hot on bristan art deco mixer shower even on lowest temperature setting.


if the water is that hot then lower [adjust] the temp of your hot water heater -if need to adjust the shower you can adjust the mixing by removing the handle and on the valve stem are the adjusting clips the red [hot] and blue [cold]plastic clips can move them around to adjust the mixing of hot and cold water

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My Kenmore front loader sometimes fills with warm water on cold setting.


Most washer today use automatic temp. control fill valves. If water is too cold the control might mix in some hot to bring up to a preset temp. The same is true when control set for hot. For energy savings cold water will be mixed in to maintain a semi hot temp. Check with manufacture just to be sure.

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2001 Toyota highlander(4cyl),turns over,won't start afer few spins.Then,it will finally start.Has always started(fired)immediately- pumped gas a couple of times and it will finally start-runs fine-any...


Your cold start valve is not opening to assist the firing. It function is to provide extra fuel to ignite the all combustion chambers easily. When the engine doesn't have this extra fuel from the cold start valve, it will take a few times to get it going. The cold start valve is turned on at the time of starting only if the ECM get the signal from coolant temperature sensor saying it is at a preset level. When the sensor is bad, it can give a wrong value so ECM think that temperature is hot so not turning the Cold start valve. Replace this coolant sensor first, then the next thing is to check out the cold start valve.

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Water not hot at the Symmons Safety Mix valve. Had plenty of hot water before I installed a new hot water heater. Now, it's not as hot. I turned up the temperature to about 130 degrees. Sometimes it is...


There might have been some sediment that came thru the water line after changing the water heater and got into the mixer valve. You may need to shut off the water and clean out the mixer valve assembly.

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Kenmore washer series 80, Clothes still soapy


If you are getting no water spray during the rinse cycle that would cause the soapy clothes issue.

Are you getting cold water during the wash/rinse cycles? If you have the machine set to warm/warm you may only be getting hot water while the final spin is calling for cold.

If you have cold water available then the timer is not calling for the water spray. The problem is either in the mixing valve or the timer.

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