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Old 01-05-2011, 11:44 AM   #1
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Rheem On Demand Water Heater

I installed an on demand hot water heater 9 months ago Rheem brand. Over the past 2 weeks when I have tried to run bath water I could only get a few seconds of hot water. I unplugged it the first time and it seemed to heat the water again but last night it did the same thing. I wasn't able to get anymore than a few seconds of hot water. I have only had this issue with running a bath, not a shower. Does anyone have any ideas?


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Old 01-05-2011, 02:30 PM   #2
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Somewhere inside there is a water pressure or flow sensor that turns the heater on. Check that to see how well it is working. Clogging with sediment is not unusual.


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