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Old 11-19-2010, 11:14 AM  
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Fixed it last night by replacing lower element! It was easier to do than I expected! Thanks for all the help. Looking forward to keeping this water heater for a long time . Paid a premium for it since it has no metel parts all plastic and fiber glass other than heating elements and wiring. Next time, if ever, I will hook up a pump to the hose to speed emptying the heater. Ron
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Old 11-20-2010, 07:47 AM  
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Fixed it last night by replacing lower element! It was easier to do than I expected! Thanks for all the help. Looking forward to keeping this water heater for a long time . Paid a premium for it since it has no metel parts all plastic and fiber glass other than heating elements and wiring. Next time, if ever, I will hook up a pump to the hose to speed emptying the heater. Ron
Great to hear!

When I had problems with my water heater, I was surprised to find that all the replacement parts (including thermostats) are readily available , they're not overly expensive, and are not too difficult to swap out.

Good job!
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