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Water heater only warms the water it dosnt get hot anymore\

water heater only warms...

water heater only warms the water it dosnt get hot anymore\

Contractor's Assistant: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?

Maybe a week, it gets hot enough to take a shower for me not my wife\

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes\

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Webb-Guy
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H​ello, and welcome to JustAnswer. My name is Travis and I will be the one to assist you. What type of water heater do you have?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Bosch aquastar

do you have the model number handy by chance? More then likely your heating element has went bad.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
its a tankless

y​eah but sadly there is more then one model number for these units.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
let me see if I can find it

ok

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
well its not on the thing . ill have to do some research and try again

any chance you have a warratny on this unit?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
no it was installed almost 15 years ago

see all the different types there are I know its the heating element has went bad but without a model number I can not make sure you get the correct part to fix this. Are you planning on fixing it yourself?

https://www.bosch-climate.us/support-center/technical-support/parts-diagrams.html​

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ok so all we need is the model number then we can figure this out together.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
its a 38B

so this is the more then likely culprit to the problem. If you have a multimeter you can test it.

http://bostonheatingsupply.com/87472020830.aspx​

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
the burner lights but it just burns and not cooks like it used to
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
awesome thank you

do​ you have a multimeter you can check this part with. This part fails easily and is common for needing replaced.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I have a meter

ok ​so I need you to the thermocouple for continuity.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
ill check it out. thanks

your very welcome. Keep me posted.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Still waiting for the part
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