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Basement flooded now hot water tank does not work

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  • Keith Marks May 11, 2010

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Where flooding has occurred, the entire burner and pilot assembly should be removed, inspected and if it possible to clean or repair these items, the heater may work again.

However, the problem is there isn't any good way to determine the extent of damage that may have occurred. Only a qualified technician should attempt this work and inspect the entire heater.

Depending on the extent of the damage that occurred to your dwelling, it might be best to add the water heater to the homeowner's insurance claim.

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