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Old 12-13-2008, 03:07 PM  
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Default can I reuse hot/cold water flex lines on gas water heater?

I am replacing a 40gal gas water heater.
Do I need to replace the existing hot/cold water flex lines?
The existing flex lines look to be in good condition.
And, it would be a bit of work to replace them.

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Old 12-14-2008, 09:54 AM  
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I don't see a reason not to reuse them. As long as they are not leaking now, they should not leak when reinstalled on the new unit.
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Old 12-14-2008, 12:16 PM  
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Welcome Gordon:
If the lines are not damaged in removal of the old water heater there is no problem with connecting them to the new one. Go for it!
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