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I fitted a 200L GAP geyser about 1 year ago . The water sudenly now only gets lukewarm . I replaced the the thermostat and set it to 60 but it is stil the same could it be the element.

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SOURCE: water is lukewarm and the thermostat is set at

It sounds like the element is burned out and needs to be replaced.

To do this the water supply to the tank needs to be turned off, as well as the power supply (Breakers) and the tank drained.

As a preventative measure replace them both while the tank in empty.

Note: do not power the unit until it is full of water and the tank is purged of all trapped air.

Good luck...
Aduz

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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