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Re: Bosch 1600H-LP Overheating Problem
Did you check to see if your temp regulater is working properly? also you have a thermocoupler that senses the heat of the water and works in conjunction with the regulator. have either one or both replaced and the problem will be solved. please rate this thanks
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it sounds to me like the dip tube has failed. this is a plastic tube that is inside the water heater on the cold side. It is designed to put the incoming cold water at the bottem of the tank allowing heated water out at the top. when this tube deteriorates the cold water mixes at the top of the tank instead of the bottom. a new dip tube is about 5 bucks but must be inserted on the cold side by someone with plumbing experience.