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I have noritz 0631 lp water heater. Water just gets warm,

then shuts down. Have to...
I have noritz 0631 lp water heater. Water just gets warm, then shuts down. Have to turn power off several time to get it to run lond enough to shower. Flame more yellow than blue in sight glass. it started several months ago and is getting worse with time.
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John
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Welcome to JustAnswer. It's likely that soot build up is blocking air flow to the burner. Remove the burner, and wash it with warm water to remove the soot from the inside. If the burner can't be removed, it's safe to flush it out. Dry the burner with a torch or a heat gun.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
John, Just got finished with the fix you sugested. Got hot water now , good blue flame. Working ok now.
Thanks
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
One quick question. Heater has a up , down and emw sign next to some small buttons . Do theses things set the water temp?

yes, they do.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thanks John I appreciate your help.
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