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Hot Water Heater Trouble

My hot water heater is not heating up the water. I have checked the breaker and don't have a clue as to what to do next. I also pushed the red reset button.

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  • cintheatalav Jul 29, 2008

    the water heaters is not heating up my water

  • nursel Aug 23, 2008

    No hot water. Breaker ck'd-it's OK Can't get in basement where water heater is located. Can't find keys.----what's next?

  • Anonymous Feb 14, 2009

    The green light on top is flashing. Pushing the reset button does not help.

  • parksd Feb 14, 2009

    The green light on top is flashing. Pushing the reset button does no good. I have also replaced the top element.

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There are 2 checks for the heating elements:
#1 Check the voltage to element ( Black to ground, and red to either terminal of the element.

#2 Check resistance across the element. First turn the power off to the Water Heater, remove wires from element, then measure resistance across element. A good element could read anywhere from 9 K Ohms to 13 K Ohms depending on the voltage of the element. A bad resistance reading would be an infinite reading, or 0 Ohms.

If your elements check good, you might replace the thermastat

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(1)Have the unit check for electric voltage to the element
If voltage going to the element and no heating
(2)Your heating element may be defective.
(3) Have it replace by qualified personel

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1.reset circuit breakers on the home fusebox 2. reset the relays (the black boxes under the two covers) push in the red buttons 3. use a meter to check for resistance (ohms) on the elements 4. replace screw in electric heating elements

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It could be element shorted to ground through steel tank, so don't touch tank when breaker is ON.
Or you have undersized 12 gauge wire and 20 amp breaker and the heat has loosened breaker on the busbar. Breaker trips when heat exceeds breaker limit. Jiggle breaker and listen for crackling sound.

To restore hot water now:
Turn off circuit breaker, and open top cover then Push in reset button on top of heater to restore functionality. Put back insulation and factory cover.
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http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-test-water-heater-element.html
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I installed a new water heater it has power to it but it is net heating up, is there a reset button if I tripped a breaker within the unit


First a question. Did you fill the water heater until water ran freely at the hot taps.
If not you may have had an air pocket and blown an element. Water heaters will
always be shipped with the ECO in the reset position. The reset is a RED button
located under the upper cover for the thermostat. Shut off breaker to water heater
and remove this cover, and the fiber glass, then push the reset. Replace the fiberglas
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Suddenly no hot water: Red reset button tripped, circuit breaker tripped, bad upper element, bad thermostat, loose wire, TP valve is running hot water out of tank, leaking faucet is running hot water out of tank.

1) Check for leaks.
2) Check circuit breaker.
3) Open top cover on water heater and push in red reset button.
If reset is popped out and will not reset, replace thermostat:
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4) Test upper element:
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5) Loose wire
Do full troubleshoot:
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Hi We have a GIANT waterheater 60gal 4500watt 94-12 Problem: The water heater doesn't heat up anymore since about 24hrs. It's not the breaker we checked that. AND if we would like to RESET with the...


Hi,


Yes, the reset probably is tripped...push in the red button hard
Then turn it on and try it...

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No hot water


Electric water heater can be repaired by homeowner.

Four things can cause NO hot water:
1) ECO red reset button tripped. Remove top cover on water heater, push red reset button on thermostat. Put insulation and cover back over thermostat.
2) Circuit breaker is tripped, circuit breaker bad, or wire loose in breaker box. Turn breaker on-off and listen for crackling or fizzing sound, and burned smell. Test breaker for 220Volts. Test top two screws on upper thermostat to see if water heater has electricity.
3) Bad upper thermostat. Replace upper thermostat.
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4) Bad upper element. Test upper element.
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If you reset the water heater the first time you were without, Then odds are it is the water heater. probably an element went back. If the power off check for continuity.

Please rate this response and Good Luck, Phil

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