only warm water coming from water heater

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watson1984
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Wed Dec 15, 2010 2:41 pm

Hey,
i was wondering what could be causing my water to be coming from the taps only warm. i had my thermostat adjusted one notch above the recomended setting and the water was scaulding hot the other day and then yesterday it only came out luke warm.


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Robert
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Wed Dec 15, 2010 3:51 pm

Bad thermostat and/or bad heating element if electric.


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watson1984
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Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:00 pm

its a natural gas hot water heater

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Robert
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Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:57 pm

Pilot light out, blockage in pilot tube/pilot burner, bad gas valve, burner clogged or faulty.thermostat.


Best to call a licensed plumber or heat and plumbing tech to diagnose correctly.



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watson1984
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Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:58 pm

ok thanks for the help! i will call someone in.


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Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:39 pm

You're very welcome, happy to help.


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