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Old 06-10-2008, 10:41 AM   #1
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hot water in cold taps


after installing a new hot water heater the cold water taps run hot then turn cold after 20 seconds

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Old 06-11-2008, 12:14 AM   #2
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hot water in cold taps


Sounds like a cross connection between the hot and cold. do you have a recirc line? or was it simply 1 hot pipe and 1 cold pipe? Maybe you can take a picture of the water heater with the connecting pipes and we can see if anything pops up.

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