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Hi the electricity was cut to install a heat pump today. Electricity back on and everything else running except hotwater. Pushed the on/off button inside which usually gets it up and running to no avail. Not sure if I need to do something on box outside which I have checked is on.

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I'm going to run through the obvious first so stick with me. Make sure the heater outside is plugged in to the power point and that it is switched on. Try something else in the power point to make sure you have power there. If you have no lights on your controllers inside then obviously you have no power to the low voltage side of the heater. If you have power to the powerpoint but still nothing doing with the heater then unfortunately you have a fault on the heater. There are no resets in your heater. It could be messing around with the power supply has blown the surge PCB , the main PCB or on older models the transformer. I Hope that the obvious solution fixes your problem because otherwise you need a technican and likely some new part/s.

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Read the required installation and maintenance protocol to see if air filter has been cleaned regularly, or the condenser coil might be dirty.
Required maintenance can be done by service tech recommended by AO Smith.
Contact AO Smith to find trained person, and next time, do not install expensive water heater since all savings disappear with service issues.

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