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Sounds like the heating element is gone. Look up the code on the manufacturer's web site under customer support.

Water Water... | Answered on Nov 26, 2018 | 96 views

possibly the lower element has failed on it . that seems to always be the first one to burn out as sediment gets coated on it . turn power off and use ohm meter to test for dead short or open element

Water Water... | Answered on Nov 25, 2018 | 82 views

Google (americanappliance)(EFR42DV)(manual) without parens OR contact American Appliance directly to request it.

Water Water... | Answered on Nov 24, 2018 | 87 views

Check out the flue for a mouse nest. If that is all clear check the settings and try different settings. If you are using natural gas to run it check to verify that it is not a propane water heater.

Water Water... | Answered on Nov 19, 2018 | 101 views

might need a service call from local repair shop

Water Water... | Answered on Nov 10, 2018 | 161 views

Old question, but I will leave the answer for other people looking for it.
Since the Fan and/or pump start, this means that the divertor valve is working (check the mini-switch on the divertor valve if it's "clicking" when you open the hot-water tap)
So, next is line - do you hear sparks? As if it's trying to light up? If not, it's the mainboard with an issue.
If you hear the sparks, next in line is the gas valve. That needs to open for the gas to flow. That valve can also break. It's a honeywell valve.

Water Water... | Answered on Nov 06, 2018 | 124 views

you don't what you put in will come out

Water Water... | Answered on Nov 05, 2018 | 109 views

It’s obviously leaking. If Liner is leaking replace heater. If piping is leaking, replace leaking pipe.

Water Water... | Answered on Nov 04, 2018 | 97 views

Look on top

Water Water... | Answered on Nov 03, 2018 | 1,279 views

You didnt indicate whether the switch was defective or not. From looking at the image, it appears that the identified conductor (white) was cut. Have you tried to reconnect the wire (white to white) and see if the heater is working?
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Water Water... | Answered on Nov 02, 2018 | 121 views

if it is the threads leaking., you can #1 shut the water heater down or turn it to pilot. #2 carefully loosen the top connector to the valve, #3 remove valve #4 apply teflon tape, usually 3 raps nO more than 5 to the male threads #5 carefully reassemble. turn from pilot to normal. if the water heater continues to leak it is possible that you observed leakage from the valve but the tank itself needs replaced. hope this helps.

Water Water... | Answered on Nov 01, 2018 | 127 views

No Hot Water - Electric Water Heater Troubleshooting

Whirlpool's video explaining potential reasons your water heater is not working ... Troubleshooting and Repair · No Hot Water (Video) · Replacing a Heating ...

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Troubleshooting and Repair of a Standard Electric Water Heater. No Hot Water ... Not getting power is a common reason new water heaters don't work.

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My tenant has a electric 30 gallon water tank. cimarron by Reheem. model ... So if u notice your water is overly hot and then notice no hot water ...

Water Water... | Answered on Oct 29, 2018 | 483 views

maybe the captive air tank is bad?? depressurise the system and test the tank. it should read 15 psi

Water Water... | Answered on Oct 27, 2018 | 117 views

best solution is to replace it. you can tru and replace elements, Disconnect the wires that go to heater usually on the top. separate the wires and go turn on the power, if the GFCI trips again, you either have wiring problem or gfci is bad call an electrician to replace the wires or Gfci

Water Water... | Answered on Oct 20, 2018 | 91 views

Did you make sure water heater was full of water before cutting power back on?

Water Water... | Answered on Oct 22, 2018 | 146 views

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