Question about Rheem 47 GAL ELEC SHORT Water Heater 6YR SC 82SV502
Use 2 pints of hydrogen peroxide instead of bleach.
1) You need to replace anode rod, and 2) flush water heater with hydrogen peroxide:
Following links have information and instructions for anode rod:
To find anode rod, see if manual shows image.
Some rods are hidden under metal cover of tank.
Some have circular plug located on top of tank.
Some heaters have 2 anode rods > this would be on 12-15-lifetime warranty tanks
Some anode rods are connected to hot or cold water nipples.
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