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Rheem 71 40d elecrtic water heater not heating

I have an electric water heater does it have a piolot light because i cant find it? and what else could it be?

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If it is an electric water heater, there is no pilot light. You could have bad elements or bad thermostats. Be careful working on an electric water heater, as most use 208-220 volts!

If it is a gas water heater, it could be a bad thermocouple, ignitor, gas valve.

My advice to you is to call a qualified service company to come repair your water heater.

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