Hot water Stinks--Help--Reliance Elec501

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by billmcgoy, Jan 27, 2006.

  1. billmcgoy

    billmcgoy New Member

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    Hot Water Stinks
  2. Cass

    Cass Plumber

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    Please be more specific.

    Do you mean it has an odor?

    or

    Do you mean not enough hot water?

    or

    Do you mean you don't like the tank color.

    or

    Do you mean you don't like hot water. :)
    Last edited: Jan 27, 2006
  3. plumber1

    plumber1 Plumber

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    Maybe the mag rod is shot...
  4. Cass

    Cass Plumber

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    Maybe they are on a well.
  5. billmcgoy

    billmcgoy New Member

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    The hot water smells like rotten eggs first thing in the morning. We are on a public water , Looped system --others are not having this problem .Useing a Reliance Elec.501 ,50 gal hot water heater . Cold water is fine ~~
  6. Bob NH

    Bob NH In the Trades

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    Turn up the Temperature

    Turn up the temperature to 150 F. It will kill the bacteria that like warm but not hot water.
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