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I have a Reliance hot water tank..great cold water pressure but a dribble of hot in the shower.

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  • rpjr68 Oct 05, 2010

    do you have pressure on your other fuacets in the house

  • elsieford Oct 05, 2010

    It is all faucets..cold water is fine,hot water a dribble.

  • elsieford Oct 05, 2010

    Reliance cannot send a technician until oct 15..there is a small baby in the home.



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I have to agree with Funoldman.there is likely some kind of buildup blocking the flow

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Take the hot water faucet apart (with water off) and look for scale or even white plastic.Even if it's a single lever, you might have plugging in the hot water side. If you find white plastic, expect the dip tube in your water heater is falling apart.(Dip tubes direct incoming cold water to bottom of heater) Drain some water from your water heater at least annually to reduce solids in your heater.

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  • elsieford Oct 06, 2010

    Thank you for your response. I called back reliance and a tech is coming this am.


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Is there a hot water restrictor somewhere that's plugged? try replacing that.

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