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Old 07-24-2009, 01:39 PM  
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when i trun the shower on you get hot water trun it to cold same trun it to warm water the pipes make noise . my waterheater maker knockung noise it is 13 years old

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Old 08-15-2009, 02:22 PM  
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Welcome Chuck:
It looks like your shower valve may need servicing. The knocking from the water heater is normally because of sediment in the bottom of it and the water boils/bubbles up through that sediment. It may be time for a new water heater.
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Old 08-19-2009, 12:54 AM  
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yes i agree... and also maybe the pressure of the water cause the vibrations. but you should check the heater and replace it
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