View Full Version : Hot water Stinks--Help--Reliance Elec501
01-27-2006, 04:20 PM
[B]Hot Water Stinks
Please be more specific.
Do you mean it has an odor?
Do you mean not enough hot water?
Do you mean you don't like the tank color.
Do you mean you don't like hot water. :)
01-27-2006, 08:57 PM
Maybe the mag rod is shot...
Maybe they are on a well.
01-28-2006, 07:59 AM
The hot water smells like rotten eggs first thing in the morning. We are on a public water , Looped system --others are not having this problem .Useing a Reliance Elec.501 ,50 gal hot water heater . Cold water is fine ~~
01-28-2006, 08:34 AM
Turn up the temperature to 150 F. It will kill the bacteria that like warm but not hot water.