Remove the top service cover to the top element and press the red reset button 3.
Brand new water heater no hot water.
A water heater that produces no hot water may not be getting power or it may have a tripped limit switch or one or more failed heating elements.
If you ve just installed a new water heater and find that the water pressure is lower than you expect a series of tests can help you.
Confirm power is being provided to the electric water heating element thermostat.
To troubleshoot why your water heater does not get hot water.
First check the water heater s circuit breaker in the service panel to make sure it hasn t tripped.
Turn the power back on to the water heater 5.
After filling the tank up and lighting it i still had no hot water.
Turn off the power to the water heater.
An absence of hot water generally occurs as a result of all the hot water in the tank being used up for example by running both the washing machine and dishwasher at the same time.
Again this is a brand new 50 gallon hot water heater not even 1 week old.
I called a plumber over to look at the heater and was told to change out the heater.
Reset tripped circuit breaker or replace blown fuse.
I then turned off the heater and drained it thinking that it might be filled with a lot of sediment.
After it was installed we waited a few hours until the water was heated and we noticed a very distinct smell coming from the hot water only.
The rheem performance 40 gal.
When we turn the cold water on there is no odor whatsoever but when turning on the hot water it smells musty not an egg smell as people have asked.
If power is being provided to electric heating element thermostat replace thermostat or heating element.
Poor water pressure after installing a new hot water heater.
If it trips again then the upper and lower stats should be replaced.
If the breaker has tripped switch it off then switch it back on again.
Natural gas ultra low nox water heater does not require an electrical outlet and features push button ignition for match free start up making it a perfect for replacement of an existing water heater.
Natural gas ultra low the rheem performance 40 gal.
My first step test for a c power at heater i have 123 volts on both hot lead coming from house breaker pa.
Provides ample amount of hot water for households with 2 to 4 people.
We recently had a new water heater installed our previous one was just too old.
We should have enough hot water for 2 showers right.
Brand new water heater from home depot installed around october 2015 i now have no hot water.
Test upper heating element and replace if required.