Water Heater Repair Instructions
Welcome to “Water Heater Repair Instructions;” to begin, locate your hot water heater brand
name to the left of this page. Follow the links to find repair
information specific to your water heater and water heater parts. We are including as much instruction as time
and resources allow.
have come a long way from their beginning.
They are safer and more efficient than ever before. Some of today’s natural gas,
propane, electric and solar tankless water heaters registers just shy of 100% energy efficiently. These high
efficiency water heaters can save floor space by mounting on a wall, and take up less space than a microwave
oven. The one drawback is cost. The installation or retrofit of a tankless type water heater can overwhelm
almost any budget. Pricing ranges from a few hundred dollars into the thousands. Although there are tax breaks
from time-to-time for installing eco-friendly and Energy Star, certified appliances and water heaters, we leave
it up to you as to whether you find the cost-to-savings ratio acceptable.
to repair and maintain your own water heater is the way to go in today’s economy.
However, there are certain risks and dangers involved with any water heater repair. Always
follow your water heater’s manufacturer instructions when working or setting the temperature of your water
heater control valve. Failure to comply with all manufacture instructions and warnings, national, state and
local building codes, could result in serious property and bodily injury or even death. If you lack the physical
ability or confidence in attempting a water heater repair, please contact two or three plumbing companies or
contractors; acquire bids and check references prior to work beginning.
equipment you may need to repair your water heater.
Pipe wrenches, an electrical multi -meter that reads both voltage and Ohms, adjustable
wrenches of varying sizes, slip joint pump pliers, hacksaw, garden hose, wet/dry shop vacuum and soldering
equipment, depending on your individual circumstances. All of these tools and
equipment should be available for purchase at your hardware store or home center. In some cases, you can even
rent the tools need for a few hours, at a minimal cost.
first-always wear protective clothing, long sleeve shirts and eye protection.
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Water Heater Troubleshooting
Finding Water Heater Repair Instructions
Water Heater Manuals
Water Heater Diagrams
Water Heater Specifications
Water Heater Troubleshooting Guides
Finding Water Heater Repair and
Gas Water Heater
Not enough Hot
Pilot light will not stay
Electric Water Heater
What Size Water Heater Do I Need?
What Does ANSI Stand For?
American National Standards
What Does ASME Stand For?
American Society of
What Does GAMA Stand For?
Gas Appliance Manufacturer’s Association
What Does NEC Stand For?
National Electrical Code
What does NFPA Stand For?
National Fire Protection Association
What Does UL Stand For?
What Does CSA Stand For?
Canadian Standards Association