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Install a inline hot water heater what make and model

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Any heater will work. find one that is easy to install. Here is a link to someone who sells these. Bath Heaters

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WATER HEATER WAS LEAKING FROM BOTTOM OF TANK, I SHUT OFF WATER VALVE, AND SHUT OFF PILOT IS IT NECESSARY TO SHUT OFF GAS LINE GOING TO HOT WATER HEATER HAVING A NEW ONE INSTALLED TOMORROW


Yes, you have to shut off the gas going to the water heater. There should be an inline shutoff around it. Otherwise your going to be leaking a lot of gas which is very dangerous.

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How can i install my hot water heater model 71-408 b


71-408 is probably electric water heater.
Unknown brand, unknown type.
Water heater comes with product manual with step-by-step instructions.
Example instructions:
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/How-to-install-electric-water-heater.pdf

If this is under-counter model:
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-install-under-counter-water-heater.html

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I installed a dhc tankless heater, but when I open only the hot water everything is ok, but when I open the cold water at the same time the heater turns off.


Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.

What is happening is that your cold water flow is greater in volume (gals per min) than your hot water. So when you open the cold water it is mixing with the hot water inside the faucett or shower plumbing and actually reverse flowing back into the hot water heater plumbing. The reverse flow slows the water flow sensing turbine inside the heater and it is thinking that there is not any water flow. (There isn't actually due to the equalization of water pressure when you open the cold water faucett) Since this is a safety feature of the tankless heater to keep it from overheating, it shuts off.
Somewhere in the hot water plumbing there is a major restriction. It may very well be the internal plumbing of the tankless hot water heater or the flow detector design.

There are 2 ways to correct this. The easy way would be to restrict the available cold water flow. You can do this by installing another shut off valve inline with the cold water plumbing and just not open the valve all the way. You would have to adjust the setting so that the hot and cold water can be on at the same time and the hot water heater stays on. The hard way is to locate the hot water flow restriction and eliminate it.
It is possible.... if you have a flow restrictor in a shower head or a screen in a faucett areator that they are partially clogged. Clean any flow restrictors and screens then see how the hot water heater performs before you start modifying plumbing.

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I just installed an Espree Jacuzzi from Lowe's with the RapidHeat inline heater. It is on a separate circuit as suggested. The system works fine but the water keeps getting hotter and hotter - so much so...


there is not a thermostat on the bathtub heaters. they only maintain what temperature water you start with. they are capable of heating about 2-3 degrees an hour.

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It is leaking out of the top. not out of the hot or cold valves but out of a nut by the cold side.


Your tank is rusted out and needs to be replaced.
Link below is a troubleshoot for leaking water heater.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Leaking-water-heater.html

Protect yourself first:
If your tank is rusted, there is danger of rupture.
My friend welded his leaking tank, but he assumes the risk.
Ruptured tank can cause massive damage and water runs until it is shut off.

Hot water tank is under pressure because hot water expands and pushes against tank wall.
Turn off water to tank.
Turn off power supply:
Electric: turn off circuit breaker.
Gas: rotate knob to pilot so pilot stays lit but burner will not fire. To turn back on, rotate knob to ON.
Open hot side bathtub valve and relieve pressure on tank.

You can limp by with rusted tank by turning water heater on when hot water is needed.
Shower uses 5-9 gallons hot water
Bath uses 12-15 gallon hot water
Ordinary gas heater makes 41 gallons hot water per hour
Ordinary electric heater makes 20 gallons hot water per hour.

I buy water heaters at Lowes, Home Depot, Ace.
Look for scratch and dent models.
Buy drip pan for water heater.
Wrap electric heater totally with insulation except TP valve.
Buy new flexible connectors for water lines.
Offer 15% less than marked price on tank, because the store makes money on additional items.

> Most people can install their own electric heater since you just connect water pipes and electric wire, and it's done. Read link below since there are tips that help you buy and install electric.
> Generally people are nervous about installing gas water heater, so step-by-step instructions are shown on link below. Remember gas line is under less pressure than water line, so if you can install a water pipe, you can install gas line to water heater with crescent wrench, and soapy water to check for leaks.
How to install gas water heater:
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-install-gas-water-heater.html

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There is no hot water after we installed


If you currently have hot water coming to other parts of the house, and you have patiently waited for the hot water to reach the tub, then you don't have a hot water line connected to the faucet. Also, because a hot tub or whirlpool can hold more water than your water heater holds, an inline heater is often used. It attaches to the plumbing system on the whirlpool.

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No hot water


I am afraid that you have burned the heating element out or an inline fuse is burned out

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I have a 2001 1500 dodge ram it has no heat replaced heater core water pump thermostat radiator. I just blows warm air. what do I do now?


are heater inlet outlet mix valves standard for all dodge heater cores. I have 2001 dodge cummings blows warm air not hot when gauge is 195 degrees would there be a mix valve under the dash because it is not inline outside the wall

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I have installed a 4 gallon inline water heater close to the bathroom. The main hot water heater is at the other end of the house. Now the hot water in the bathroom runs luke warm when the washing machine;...


you don't have a circulating line in it,, there for it is pulling the hot only,, when you have the 2 systems you have to have it circulationg or take 1 out, it being it is hot water they will vapor lock,, meening no hot water , you could get a circulating pump that actually hooks to the cold and hot side under the sink far away from the water heater and it has a timer on it that will circulate the water at certain times of the day,,, this would solve your problem

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Water not heating


It sounds like your inline heater has stopped working. The only way to test it is to drain the water back out, remove the inline heater, and hook power to it to see if it heats up.

If it doesn't you can get one at a discount supply house (like Home Depot or Lowes) for less than $150.

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