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We have a Bosch Hiflow water heater (model 26e) that was…

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We have a Bosch Hiflow water heater (model 26e) that was installed in our home 10+ years ago, We have had the occasional reboot problems but it now happens every time we need it, I have to go turn off the power and then turn on again, any way I can fix it?

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

Approximately 10 years and all I know is the Hiflow 26e

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

If possible or my son who is a water technician

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

Don't think so

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Plumbing
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Hello, at 10 years old, if it has not been acid flushed in that time, then it is probably tripping its high temperature safety limit switch, requiring a reset each time it trips.

Click here for the manual

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Tell me please if you want to spend a few hours acid flushing it your self, or if you want to hire it done for $250 or so... if you want to hire it done, tell me which direction you are from the center of the nearest town or city and I will locate a well rated plumbing outfit that can do the job for you.

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