|Posted by hj on December 14, 2003 at 22:38:03:|
|In response to Re: Water Heater not heating entirely|
If the upper element is burned out he would get no hot water. The problem may not have been the water heater, or elements, in the first place. You might want to call a plumber to see if there is a problem outside the water heater causing the symptoms.
: : Our water heater quit heating the way it should. We keep it at 120 degrees to kill bacteria for our asthmatic daughter. Now,I can only get through half of a shower before the water gets cold. I replaced both elements. The heater is still working the same. Any suggestions?
: If you did not bleed ALL the air out of the water heater before you turned the power on, you blew your brand new upper element. This is a common thing for do-it-yourselfers to do. A hot tap needs to be turned on for the air to escape and the water should be flowing freely through all hot taps before the power is turned on.
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