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Boughta new water heater, got it instold, now there is no hot water

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    Brian Kirk Sep 08, 2010

    Is the water from the water heater turned back on? Is the power on to the heater or if it's gas, has the gas been turned back on and the pilot lit? Who installed it? Have you checked with them? Do they warranty their work?

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Is is electric or gas? If gas did you light the burner? If electric
did it get wired properly 220volts and is the breaker on? Did you turn up the thermostat in the lower panel? Did you open the inlet water valve and then open all your fuacetts to get the air out?

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