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There is no hot water coming out how do I fix it

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1) You have to give more information to get accurate answer.
Is this a gas or electric water heater.
What type of heater: tankless or tank or hybrid or power vent?
What symptoms have you noticed prior to now? Less hot water than usual?
Have you installed new gas appliance that might affect gas water heater.
Did you paint floor with urethane and gas heater suddenly stopped working?
Is the circuit breaker tripped on electric heater?
With electric heater, did you open top panel and push in reset button?
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-troubleshoot-electric-water-heater.html
How old is the water heater? What brand do you have and what does label show on side of tank?
Is the water heater also leaking, or is it in good condition?

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