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I have a Ruud gas hot water question, not HVAC,

I have a Ruud gas hot water question, not HVAC, unfortunately.JA: Are you an HVAC professional?Customer: noJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yes, if not too crazy since it is a gas heaterJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: exhaust fan goes on for short time, seconds, then shuts down.

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I have a leak at the bottom of the water heater and was

Hi there. I have a leak at the bottom of the water heater and was trying to see what I can do. I called my home war. company and of course are not open. Can you suggest anything? I appreciate it.JA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?Customer: It looks like it just started, I"m assuming since the water is not huge but enough that after a couple of hours it soaks up a towel that I put down around it.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: I don't know how to do it. So, I'm not sure how simple it is...JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: I'm not quite sure...

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A friend and I replaced my home water heater 14 months ago.

A friend and I replaced my home water heater 14 months ago. We used shark bite hoses to make the connections. we did not reinstall the shut off valve nor did we install an expansion tank. Everything has been fine during this time.This past week whenever we flush a toilet, run the shower, dishwasher etc. there is a sound created by what sounds like a pressure issue. i need to know what this is and how to correct it. Is it dangerous to keep using our system until it is repaired?

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Looking for LP gas control valve on AO water heater. The

Looking for LP gas control valve on AO Smith water heater. The numbers on the unit are 43267-1 75107-212 and 3772U 516JA: Did you double-check the thermostat? And what about the unit's filters?Customer: The pilot is on but the burner does not come on regardless of settingJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yes. I am well versed in plumbing and safeguards for gas applications.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: The tank is very old but there is no leaks.

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Just purchased a new Goodman 80% gas furnace and a Reem

Just purchased a new Goodman 80% gas furnace and a Reem platinum gas water heater with the blower. Can both of these be vented together with 4" B vent pipe? The water heater has a 6ft 4" b vent pipe directly out the roof, was going to tie the furnace to it using a tee about 18" above the water heater.

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I have a tankless water heater system with forced hot water

I have a tankless water heater system with forced hot water furnace in a small room downstairs in the "in law" apt in a hallway between the bedroom and bathroom. Recently I had a hole drilled in the concrete foundation (4") and added a vent pipe into the room for a fresh air intake. My question is this, oh btw it is a 2438 sq. ft. Home 4 bed 3 bath, would I need to install an inline fan or "fan in a can" to supplement the fresh air coming into the room for the burner, or should the free flowing air coming in be sufficient ? If there is a need for the fan, which type would be preferable ? The reason I ask is that the room gets really hot if the door stays closed (the only other venting was a 12 by 12 vent to the left of the door) and the interior of the room is covered in soot

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I have a Rheen electrical heater, serial # RH0510R09831 /

I have a Rheen electrical heater, serial # RH0510R09831 / Model # 82V52-2 and just moved into a mobile home. The heater had the heating element switched out by a plumber where there was water leaking and it was not providing any hot water. The element had become destroyed.It provided "scalding water" for about 3 days, one of the family members believes they heard a loud "pop". The water heater seemed to go cold.. and return very luke warm again, and now stays cold!What is the solution??? Plumber or electrician --- or ???

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I just put new elements in my water heater checked power,

I just put new elements in my water heater checked power, have juice at top but noting at bottom elementJA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?Customer: don't know have not had enough hot water for my Jacuzzi since winter and thought it was the element so today I replaced both top and bottom.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: no the water heater is a AO Smith promax

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I cannot locate the hot water heater in my manufacture home;

I cannot locate the hot water heater in my manufacture home; where is it? my hot water isn't working. We had a water main to break in my county. The water was steaming hot when they fix it now the hot water is not working at all. I have a hmst 14477 ab ga e-820. Southern charm sp laxJA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?Customer: The water main was fix last week. It was steamy hot for 3 days now I have no hot waterJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: I'm not sure because I can't find itJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: Not sure

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