elec. hot water heater woes...
Posted by john on July 26, 2001 at 12:53:38:
I've been in my new (new to me) home for three months. I have a 50 gal. Reliance water heater. Two days ago, the water was hotter than normal. This morning, the wife calls and says not hot water (she stayed at home today with the kids to do laundry!). Yesterday, the top of the tank felt warmer than the bottom. Did the thermostat for the upper element go out and apply full voltage to the element, then the element lasted for two days than kicke

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