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Can you turn off a 120V water heater by unplugging it (or installing a switch in the cord)? Will it turn back on when plugged in again? It will be outside and I want to control costs without going...

Yes the water heater will operate normally when power resumes.
Yes you can unplug 120volt water heater... and it's similar to a toaster oven or space heater, about 1000 to 1500 watts.
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The problem can include bad thermocouple, combustion parts need cleaning, low gas pressure, air in gas line, bad gas control valve thermostat, lock-out from FV sensor flammable vapor event, ECO tripped from high heat event, hot attic air reducing available oxygen.

Before calling service technician, open following links for resources, illustrations and Reliance troubleshoot and service manual that might apply to your water heater:

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Buy thermocouple at hardware or home center. measure length before going to store.

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Manual above shows general steps for doing some of these things, but service technician is probably best choice if thermocouple does not fix problem.

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If repairs cost more than $330, then buy new gas water heater and install yourself.
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