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Old 08-27-2015, 06:37 PM   #1
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Power vent water heater making noise


I had a Bradford white power vented water heater put in a few months ago. It seems that the power fan is making a noise throughout the house. When I stand right next to the heater the fan sounds fine. But it makes this whirling noise through the house. I do not want my plumber thinking I am a nut case. It is somewhat annoying. Should those blowers be silent?
Anyone know how warranties work? I paid him to install the heater, he supplied the heater.
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Old 08-27-2015, 07:22 PM   #2
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Yes they can be noisy. Check and make sure that nothing is obstructing the vent. No screens. bugs, critters, etc. Just a suggestion.

Explain to him whats going on and have him come out and make sure everything is working correctly. It's possible it could have went bad. Not likely though. At only 3 months old, I'm sure it's still under warranty if needed.

Others will be along with more suggestions.
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