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Clicking sound from control and no hot water model WH-7L...The cliking sound has been going on for a few days

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you neeed to buy complete new sensor,

Posted on Aug 01, 2009

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I am not familiar with this brand, but have worked on many others and they share common components. Here's my best guess: There should be two metal covers vertically mounted on the outside of the water heater, one about chest high, the other knee high. Behind each cover is a thermostat with a red reset button in the plate. In most cases, there is a white plastic snap on cover over the thermostat and wiring. Caution, the wiring is hot. Each wire will have 110 volts on it, and can electrocute you. Use insulated tools, and press the resets with the insulated tools, not with your fingers.
Best regards, --W/D--

Posted on Aug 04, 2009

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SOURCE: AMTROL Boiler Mate - No hot water

Most likely either a bad controller (which is the little display you use to reset) or the temperature probe which is accessible on the underside of your tank. Sensor is a 2 wire probe in center of underside and easily replaced.

Posted on Sep 14, 2009

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SOURCE: amtrol water heater WH-7P gets barely warm water

I had the same problem. I had a steam boiler and the water level in the glass gauge was below the top of the coil of the tank. remember water finds its own level, so it settled at the glass gauge level, therefore air got in coil.

to resolve problem : turned on manual water feed to boiler to raise water level. as water level got higher, let out water in hosecock between boiler and amtrol. amtrol noticed hot water reduction, circulator clicked on, boiler kicked on, turned off hosecock, turned off manual feed. I effectively bleed water out of line by running water out of amtrol as water feed in boiler increased water level above coil.

took a while to figure this out, so if this is the problem, dont feel to bad. keep water level of steam boiler high.

Posted on May 12, 2010

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I am not familiar with this brand, but have worked on many others and they share common components. Here's my best guess: There should be two metal covers vertically mounted on the outside of the water heater, one about chest high, the other knee high. Behind each cover is a thermostat with a red reset button in the plate. In most cases, there is a white plastic snap on cover over the thermostat and wiring. Caution, the wiring is hot. Each wire will have 110 volts on it, and can electrocute you. Use insulated tools, and press the resets with the insulated tools, not with your fingers.
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