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Green light not on /no hot water on a craftmaster water heater model # EE2H50RD045V

WORKED FINE LAST NIGHT,NO FLASHING LIGHTS,HAD A POWER OUTAGE LATE LAST NIGHT. CHECKED THE CURCUIT BREAKER FLIPPED IT OFF THEN BACK ON STILL NO GREEN LIGHT.. HIT THE RESET BUTTON ,STILL NOTHING.. TOOK OFF CONTROL BOX COVER,NOTHING LOOKS FRIED OR DAMAGED.... HELP PLEASE

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SOURCE: I have a us craftmaster EE2H50RD045V electric water heater. I worked fine until we had a 2 hour power outage and now its flashing to check the elements. It keeps resetting itself and flashing.

can only assume one or both elements shorted out and the only fix is to open it up and check them.start with the bottom one they usually fail before the upper

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I have a us craftmaster EE2H50RD045V electric water heater. I worked fine until we had a 2 hour power outage and now its flashing to check the elements. It keeps resetting itself and flashing.


can only assume one or both elements shorted out and the only fix is to open it up and check them.start with the bottom one they usually fail before the upper

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If tankless computer is less than 5 years old, then call Rheem for local technician qualified to work on this type of computer that heats water.

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http://waterheatertimer.org/Atwood-water-heater-resources.html
Might want to call service technician instead of messing with gas appliance.
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Troubleshooting whirlpool ee2h50rd045v water heater


1) Copy following links for whirlpool energy smart resources:
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Energy-Smart-troubleshooting-guide.pdf
http://waterheatertimer.org/Whirlpool-Energy-Smart-electric.html

2) Control box is probably bad.
There are 2 types of control boxes for older-style energy smart water heaters.
You will need model number and serial number from label on side of tank to order from Whirlpool.

3) This older-type energy smart water heater is probably discontinued by AO-Smith, American, State, Craftmaster, Reliance water heater group that makes Whirlpool and Kenmore water heaters.
New generation energy smart offers interface with home automation and/or non-existent smart grid.
Older energy smart only offered potential interface with non-existent smart grid.

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Rheem Power Vent 50 gas water heater will not come out of vacation mode! Have tried turning on and off, resetting and following directions on the side of the tank. Will not come out of Vacation Mode. Had a...


Water inside tank-type water heater can remain hot for some time.
That's one advantage of well-insulated tank-type water heaters.
http://waterheatertimer.org/9-ways-to-save-with-water-heater.html

Power outage can be related to failure of gas control.
Unplug stuff when power goes out. And then plug back in after power is restored.
Water heaters with electronics are not protected from surge.
Electronics can blow out during and after power outage. For example nearby lightning strike will cause current to run along household wires. With ordinary power outage, once power is restored, the surge can affect all kinds of electronic circuitry such as timers, water heaters, water softener, treadmill etc.

Sounds like you have intellivent gas control valve:
Open following link to identify gas control, and download typical manual, and download intellivent service manual with troubleshooting, error codes, etc.
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When having a problem with pilot and burner, the place to start is troubleshoot section in your manual.
Whirlpool is probably made by Craftmaster which I believe is a Rheem company, and Rheem makes a number of different models.
Some models have specific manuals and others have generic manuals.
Open Rheem water heater page and click on water that matches your water heater. On page that opens, click on tab that says 'specs' and then download manual.
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If none of those water heaters look like yours, open following link to help identify company website and download manual. Craftmaster website does not have instruction manuals.
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All gas water heaters require periodic maintenance.
Some require yearly maintenance.
The burner parts require cleaning.
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2 green flashes. hot water is blazing hot set at 120 degrees.have the energy smart unit model#ee2h50rd045v . what is wrong?


2 green flashes is 'High Water Temp.'
http://waterheatertimer.org/Whirlpool-Energy-Smart-electric.html

Typical energy smart manual:
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Whirlpool-energy-smart-electric-manual.pdf

3 flashes is Temperature Sensor failure.
4 flashes is Upper element
5 flashes is Lower element

Troubleshoot section says:
1) Make sure access doors and insulation are installed.
2) Check elements for resistance of 5-25 ohms (if element has a short in center of element, it might not trip breaker)
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-test-water-heater-element.html
3) replace element and reset control system.
Buy ordinary 4500 Watt element from hardware store.
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4) I also suspect the self-diagnostic control box.
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1-877-817-6750.
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Two flashes means that the high limit temperature has been reached. Once this happens, the temperature control system will shut off. Make sure that all element access doors are in place. Push the "Push to Reset" button to restart the temperature control system. The water heater will self test for ten minutes before it will start to heat. If you get the 2 flashes again then you may need to replace one or both elements. Each element should measure 5-25 ohms.

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