Plumbing

Plumbing Questions? Ask a Plumber and Get Answers ASAP.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Plumbing

How to fix heat shutdown on whirlpool water heater. 4years,

Customer Question
How to fix heat...

How to fix heat shutdown on whirlpool water heater

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Whirlpool is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

4years, model number N40T61- 343

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

YES

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Plumbing
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Plumbing Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Posted by JustAnswer at customer's request) Hello. I would like to request the following Expert Service(s) from you: Live Phone Call. Let me know if you need more information, or send me the service offer(s) so we can proceed.
Answered in 12 hours by:
12/26/2017
Plumber: Rick, Construction Supervisor replied 1 month ago
Rick
Rick, Construction Supervisor
Category: Plumbing
Satisfied Customers: 23,353
Experience: Licensed Master plumber with 40+ yrs. experience.
Verified

Welcome to Just Answer, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you with your

issue. First I’ll need some more info so I have a more complete picture of your situation. What do you mean by "heat shutdown"? Does it stop firing before the water gets hot enough?

Ask Your Own Plumbing Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
On light control status it's described '' HIGH TEMP. SHUTDOWN'' - 4 times blinking, short interruption, 4times more, etc. Yes, it stop firing before the water gets hot enough.
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
please respond ASAP
Plumber: Rick, Construction Supervisor replied 1 month ago

If you're getting a HIGH TEMP SHUTDOWN and the water isn't getting hot enough then you have a defective gas control valve which needs to be replaced. Since the unit is only years old i should still be under warranty. I'd suggest you contact Whirlpool for a warranty replacement part.

Ask Your Own Plumbing Question
Plumber: Rick, Construction Supervisor replied 1 month ago

PHONE TOLL FREE: 1-***-***-**** MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM EASTERN TIME

Ask Your Own Plumbing Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Marc Your Own Question
Marc
Marc
Marc, Plumber
Category: Plumbing
Satisfied Customers: 1,127
1,127 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Plumbing heating & home maintenance contractor

Marc is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

You did one super job of explaining to me everything there is to know about this fridge. I'm looking forward to asking you questions in the future.

JimmyBagley, IA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Marc

Marc

Plumber

1,127 satisfied customers

Plumbing heating & home maintenance contractor

Jerry

Jerry

Plumber

784 satisfied customers

over 20 years residential plumbing experience.

Theplumber717

Theplumber717

Plumber, Hvac Tech

656 satisfied customers

Lic Plumbing contractor, 28/yrs res,com,repair,Universal HVAC Tech

Phil

Phil

Mechanical Engineer.

610 satisfied customers

Retired mech. contractor, shop owner, 51 yrs experience.

Mario

Mario

Master Plumber

604 satisfied customers

Master Plumber, Fire Sprinkler, and Jobbing Spec.

Bud

Bud

Plumber

538 satisfied customers

22 Years Field Experience - 17 Years Business Ownership - Residential or Light Commercial

Rick Mather

Rick Mather

Building Inspector

498 satisfied customers

Assistant Building Official, HVAC Tech

< Previous | Next >

Related Plumbing Questions
My kitchen sink will not drain unless I turn on my garbage
my kitchen sink will not drain unless I turn on my garbage disposal, I took drain apart clean out is clear ,snaked my drain down 20m feet … read more
Brian Weeks
Brian Weeks
79 satisfied customers
This is about the rheem tankless water heater with umc-117
This is about the rheem tankless water heater with umc-117 remote panel. It won't reset by itself as it is supposed to and I have to go reset it everyone there is no heat and no hot water. Our furnace… read more
WCohn
WCohn
Journeyman Plumber
Journeyman License
1,437 satisfied customers
We had a freeze and my pipes froze. Everything is fine
We had a freeze and my pipes froze. Everything is fine except for my kitchen sink hot water and bathroom hot water. They dribble out. … read more
WCohn
WCohn
Journeyman Plumber
Journeyman License
1,437 satisfied customers
When taking shower or draining tub toilet bubbles a lot tub
When taking shower or draining tub toilet bubbles a lot tub stops up plunge toilet to get tub to drain … read more
Brian Weeks
Brian Weeks
79 satisfied customers
MY Rinnai heater constantly gives a code 10 interrupt and
MY Rinnai heater constantly gives a code 10 interrupt and aborts. Growth gates of Lincoln City, Oregon has been unable to repair it after six weeks downtime. PLease help … read more
Brian Weeks
Brian Weeks
79 satisfied customers
I have an Autotrol 155-440 water softener that I would like
I have an Autotrol 155-440 water softener that I would like to put back in service; it is currently turned off. I do not want to blast resin out of the resin bed and would like to make sure I restart … read more
Brian Weeks
Brian Weeks
79 satisfied customers
I would like to know what can you recommend to use (some
Hi,I would like to know what can you recommend to use (some type of foam or something,some putty...),to seal all the spaces under tge baseboard heaters.As you can see in the image attached,there is sp… read more
WCohn
WCohn
Journeyman Plumber
Journeyman License
1,437 satisfied customers
For standard code, can I use a compression fitting after the
For standard code, can I use a compression fitting after the water meter for whole house water. Both the shut off valves inside the home. Before and after the meter are bad. The shut off after the met… read more
Rick
Rick
Construction Supervisor
23,353 satisfied customers
Brand new rheem water heater top element heater the top of
brand new rheem water heater top element heater the top of the tank, lower didn't come on still cold and sweaty. I was an interior/exterior electrician in the Army so I am comfortable with electricity… read more
Rick
Rick
Construction Supervisor
23,353 satisfied customers
We just purchased a Sears water softener 625-383500. What
We just purchased a Sears water softener###-##-#### What should the setting of the brine float be? … read more
Bill
Bill
Service Mgr
20 satisfied customers
Our toilet is stopped up we tried baking soda and vinegar
Hi our toilet is stopped up we tried baking soda and vinegar didn't work we ran the snake down we put to seal on it and it's still stopped … read more
Rick
Rick
Construction Supervisor
23,353 satisfied customers
Toilet bowl is clogged with bowel movement and acidic
toilet bowl is clogged with bowel movement and acidic cleaner. I am not sure I should put a plunger in this mixture and a snake might cause some splatting out of the bowl. Could I add more acidic clea… read more
Rick
Rick
Construction Supervisor
23,353 satisfied customers
My hot water tank puts out rust colored water. The cold
My hot water tank puts out rust colored water. The cold water is clear. … read more
Rick
Rick
Construction Supervisor
23,353 satisfied customers
Temp on my burham boiler is at 220 when it shuts off. I did
Second opinion] hi temp on my burham boiler is at 220 when it shuts off. I did have a bad expansion tank and replaced that along with the relief valve. I noticed when I drained the boiler the psi on t… read more
Bill
Bill
Service Mgr
20 satisfied customers
My Toto Washlet model TCF4732A stopped working & the Toto
My Toto Washlet model TCF4732A stopped working & the Toto service guy told it was due to Hard water but in the other Toilet another one is working? … read more
Bill
Bill
Service Mgr
20 satisfied customers
T-387-bn, spout won't go all the way down. 1 hour. Yes.
T-387-bn, spout won't go all the way down. JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this? Customer: 1 hour. JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself? Customer: Yes. JA: Any… read more
Rick
Rick
Construction Supervisor
23,353 satisfied customers
I have a interspa 3000 walk in tub. Bought in 09/11. The
I have a interspa 3000 walk in tub. Bought in 09/11. The door gasket is leaking. Can you Help? … read more
Bill
Bill
Service Mgr
20 satisfied customers
Any ideas to get the top off of a 95 year old drum trap from
Any ideas to get the top off of a 95 year old drum trap from my claw foot tub? … read more
Rick
Rick
Construction Supervisor
23,353 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x