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Thread: Hot water Stinks--Help--Reliance Elec501

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    Unhappy Hot water Stinks--Help--Reliance Elec501

    [B]Hot Water Stinks

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    Plumber Cass's Avatar
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    Please be more specific.

    Do you mean it has an odor?

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    Do you mean not enough hot water?

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    Do you mean you don't like the tank color.

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    Do you mean you don't like hot water.
    Last edited by Cass; 01-27-2006 at 04:48 PM.

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    Maybe the mag rod is shot...

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    Maybe they are on a well.

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    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 ~~

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    Default Turn up the Temperature

    Turn up the temperature to 150 F. It will kill the bacteria that like warm but not hot water.

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