Change anode or whole water heater?

Old 11-05-11, 01:17 PM
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Change anode or whole water heater?

I have a 10 year old Rheemglas Fury Model 41V40S-40 water heater. It's not giving me any trouble but I am starting to worry that it will fail and flood the basement. The heater has a 6 year warranty. I spoke with Rheem and they told me to just replace the anode. I will be moving within two years so I want to spend as little as possible. What is your opinion?
Old 11-05-11, 04:03 PM
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My advice is dont touch it. If you change the anode after all these years I would say it will start leaking in no time. Dont flush it, dont do nothing to it. IMO your asking for trouble.

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