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Old 09-20-2015, 08:34 PM   #1
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2005 Surveyor. Can not get hot water running. Gas, heater lights runs for a few minutes and shuts off. No hot water. Is there a by-pass valve somewhere for the hot water heater that I need to turn on? Opened tank drain and get not water or very little but do get some air.
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Old 09-20-2015, 08:41 PM   #2
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Open the valve like so.

Turn on water till NO air remains, try for hot water again after closing valve.
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Sounds like the bypass valve(s) are still in winter mode. Check these threads for more help in the position and locating them:
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