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Forum: Water Heaters
11-08-05, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,208
Posted By Ejbogusch

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Forum: Water Heaters
11-08-05, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,037
Posted By Ejbogusch

Robert with today's heater you need to make sure...

Robert with today's heater you need to make sure more than ever that the exhaust gases can ventilate properly and adhere to the manufactures installations guidelines. Many up size are performed...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-08-05, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 42,337
Posted By Ejbogusch

Copper flex is used by most plumbing...

Copper flex is used by most plumbing installations. They can handle bends much more gracefully than a stainless hose that tends to crimp under the same routing installation. I have seen 3/4...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-08-05, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By Ejbogusch

Lori simply do a draw off test at the hot water...

Lori simply do a draw off test at the hot water heater's spiget when you are experiancing luke warm water. If your water coming out of the heater's spiget is the same temp that you have set the...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-08-05, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,435
Posted By Ejbogusch

Another area to check from your description of...

Another area to check from your description of the problem would be if you have a water softener installed. Do you? Failed softeners can dump partially dissolved solids into your heater and caused...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-08-05, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,915
Posted By Ejbogusch

The bottom of your regulator does not look like...

The bottom of your regulator does not look like the top. It appears to be a union that you can simply unscrew once the water is turned off and replace with the same. Please pay attention to the...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-20-05, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By Ejbogusch

Mineral deposits lay, accumulate, and collect...

Mineral deposits lay, accumulate, and collect regardless of the material. Depending on the grade of stainless and demand will dictate the deterioration.
Forum: Water Heaters
10-18-05, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By Ejbogusch

Hank is correct. Blocking off the factory...

Hank is correct. Blocking off the factory designed vent cap gap as described will interfere in the proper drafting of your heater. A mouse trap would be safer :)
Forum: Water Heaters
10-18-05, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,345
Posted By Ejbogusch

With out knowing the model of your heater you...

With out knowing the model of your heater you should know that most domestic heaters that use a negative pressure switch are protecting the ignition circuit in case of a blocked vent. A blocked vent...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-17-05, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 101,487
Posted By Ejbogusch

Since you are going to replace the gas valve...

Since you are going to replace the gas valve anyway, which is most likely your problem, Try tightening the thermocouple in 1/4 turn steps and then try to relight at each turn. No harm in trying. I...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-17-05, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 928
Posted By Ejbogusch

It is uncommon for a dual element heater to be...

It is uncommon for a dual element heater to be 120v. Not to say it is not possible but it's uncommon. Read the voltage labeled on the rating plate of your heater.

Then check across both...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-14-05, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By Ejbogusch

With the power turned off disconnect one wire...

With the power turned off disconnect one wire from each element. Then check for continuity across both terminal of the element. Do both the top and the bottom. The ohms should be almost the same...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-13-05, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By Ejbogusch

I see searching is not so easy here. Checking an...

I see searching is not so easy here. Checking an element require the use of an ohm meter. You need to be familiar with one before you can check. If you are we can go to the next step.
Forum: Water Heaters
10-13-05, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,260
Posted By Ejbogusch

I agree and I would venture that most of your...

I agree and I would venture that most of your venting is being done into the room. Any of the newer heaters would not work under this condition. Besides the flat rise you have at least three elbows...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-13-05, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,007
Posted By Ejbogusch

I would try removing the T&P valve and reseal it....

I would try removing the T&P valve and reseal it. Also I would check the inlet and outlet nipples and reseal these if needed.
Forum: Water Heaters
10-11-05, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,213
Posted By Ejbogusch

Walker I am sure by now you have solved most of...

Walker I am sure by now you have solved most of your problems. But for others let me offer my opinion. With a small heater like a 17 gal I would of removed the heater from under the sink to outside...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-11-05, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,331
Posted By Ejbogusch

Catherine, clicks on thermostats do not mean a...

Catherine, clicks on thermostats do not mean a thing. This is an unreliable method for testing a thermostat. Leaving the power on while adjusting the thermostat will not hurt it. It's a safety...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-11-05, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By Ejbogusch

There is a sticky at the top of the forum that...

There is a sticky at the top of the forum that will give you flushing details. And if you search for my past posts you will see one regarding checking elements.
Forum: Water Heaters
10-11-05, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By Ejbogusch

You should be able to open any hot water faucet...

You should be able to open any hot water faucet and view the flow. You should be able to open the lever on the t&p valve and keep it open to see if you have pressure. If you do not have hot water...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-11-05, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,550
Posted By Ejbogusch

If maintained properly an electric heater will...

If maintained properly an electric heater will out last a gas heater by many years. A gas heater uses transferring of surface heat to heat the water. Eventually this fatigues the water heater and...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-10-05, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,333
Posted By Ejbogusch

Is it possible to install a return line back to...

Is it possible to install a return line back to your water heater via the attic?
Replies: 2
Views: 1,604
Posted By Ejbogusch

Many different faults could be at play but your...

Many different faults could be at play but your first step is to verify the information the gauge is giving you is correct. Temperatures can be verified with a thermometer and pressure can be...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-05-05, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By Ejbogusch

Also inspect for vent blockage.

Also inspect for vent blockage.
Forum: Water Heaters
10-04-05, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 922
Posted By Ejbogusch

Replace the anode rod since you are one of the...

Replace the anode rod since you are one of the lucky ones to get the old one out. Also replace both elements unless you want to go through this again in the near future.

Your insulation will dry...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-03-05, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 793
Posted By Ejbogusch

The most common problem since you are getting...

The most common problem since you are getting some hot water would be to check your lower heating element. If burned out it would allow the heater to heat the upper portion of your water heater or a...
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