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Old 02-12-2012, 10:50 PM  
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Hello All:

The thermostat on my water heater, a Rheem Guardian, does not work properly. As soon as I turn it to "warm" and beyond the water is super hot.

Is it possible to:

a- Repair these thermostats?
b- If not repairable, can they be replaced?

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Old 02-13-2012, 08:16 AM  
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The thermostat is not repairable but they are replaceable, on gas or electric.
Find a dealer in your area, make sure you take the model and serial #'s with you.



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Old 02-14-2012, 02:22 PM  
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I talked to Rheem. Apperantly some components are covered longer than one year. They wanted a serial number as you suggested.

I am not able to find this.

Is it on the big label glued on to the body of the heater? If so, it is partially covered by a strap, I have to remove it temporarily. Before taking the effort to do this, I thought I should ask where it would be...

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There is a sticker or plate on the back.

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