Question about RELIANCE ELECTRIC WATER HEATER
Posted by Anonymous on
I suggest taking 30 minutes and testing water heater parts.
Right away we know 2 things:
-Electricity to heater is good.
-Upper element is receiving power because you have some hot water. If upper element was burned out, you would have no hot water.
That leaves 5 suspects:
Loose or shorted wire.
Upper element shorted to ground near center of element.
Lower element shorted or damaged in some manner.
Buy $10 milti-meter from Home Center or hardware
When test calls for testing voltage, rotate multimeter dial to 240-250-277 VAC.
When test calls for testing elements or continuity, rotate multimeter dial to Ohms.
Take 30 minutes and go down page.
Test will identify problem(s) and show how to fix it yourself.
Add a comment for more free assistance.
Also take advantage of fixya phone service.
For a price, fixya expert speaks to you via phone while you work on water heater.
Posted on Jan 02, 2011
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 07, 2013 | Water Heaters
Apr 22, 2011 | Bosch PowerStar AE115 Tankless Water...
Feb 02, 2011 | General Electric Water Heaters
Jan 19, 2011 | RELIANCE ELECTRIC WATER HEATER
Jan 16, 2011 | Rheem Water Heaters
Jan 26, 2010 | RELIANCE ELECTRIC WATER HEATER
Sep 13, 2009 | Rheem RTG-53PVN Indoor Natural Gas...
Mar 29, 2009 | General Electric GE SmartWater Household...
102 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: