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My hot water heater will not stay running. If I pull power…

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My hot water heater will not stay running. If I pull power vent exhaust pipe n o

Contractor's Assistant: Have you tried power cycling the appliance -- unplugging it and leaving it off for a few hours?

Will try do the fans get weak with age heater is probably 15 years old

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

Yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Heater runs good with power vent pipe unhooked can't find no blockage in exhaust pipe

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The fan can get weak after that long. Replacing it is several hundred dollars. Probably not worth the expense since the heater is past its expected life and could leak at any time.

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Thank you that's what I was thinking

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