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My takagi tk1s water heater is not making hot water. Past…

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My takagi tk1s water...

My takagi tk1s water heater is not making hot water.

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

Past 2-3 weeks

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

Yes

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

Had unit for close to 8 years and no issues til recently. Sometimes it heats and then lately mostly no heat

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Plumbing
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