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Old 05-25-2014, 09:47 PM   #31
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I am not aware of a thermostat. I have never turned my off. I flip the switch and it heats only as it's needed to my understanding. Possibly you have something else going on! I am certain there are others on here who have more knowledge about these than I do!
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Old 05-26-2014, 09:03 AM   #32
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Not that I'm an expert... But if the pressure relief valve is popping off, you have another problem. These hot water tanks are as carefree as your hot water tank at home... Turn it on and forget about it till you leave.
I have often wondered about having both the gas and electric heating elements on simultaneously... I always assumed it had to be one or the other? So running both at the same time heats the water faster?
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Old 05-26-2014, 09:11 AM   #33
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Not that I'm an expert... But if the pressure relief valve is popping off, you have another problem. These hot water tanks are as carefree as your hot water tank at home... Turn it on and forget about it till you leave.
I have often wondered about having both the gas and electric heating elements on simultaneously... I always assumed it had to be one or the other? So running both at the same time heats the water faster?
Yes, running both gives a faster recovery time. The pressure relief valve on your home water heater is never flipped to drain the tank like an rv water heater and thus the home valve seldom leaks unless faulty. Not so in an rv where people flip the lever to facilitate draining the tank when removing the anode or drain plug.
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Old 05-26-2014, 09:50 AM   #34
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I am not aware of a thermostat. I have never turned my off. I flip the switch and it heats only as it's needed to my understanding. Possibly you have something else going on! I am certain there are others on here who have more knowledge about these than I do!
There are (Hi Limit Controls) for both Elect & Gas. They are (NOT) adjustable by user,pre set! Good chance that (1) or both need replaced. They are located behind Black covers on the W/H. Youroo!!
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Old 05-26-2014, 03:06 PM   #35
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All worked great relative to hot water I used both, quick recovery time! Thanks everyone
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