Re: gas water heater: water temps decreasing
Posted by Terry Love on February 28, 19100 at 00:22:27:
In response to Re: gas water heater: water temps decreasing

: : Recently as we shower the hot water seems to be turning a bit colder, but what I do is turn down the cold
: : water tap down and the hot water then seems OK. But by the time the shower is completed the cold water
: : tap is completely off an the hot water is still hot but not its usual scolding as it was before.
: : The tank is probably 10-15 years old at least as it was in here when I purchased the house. It is a
: : gas heated tank 50 gal. Help!!

: What is a Dip Tube and where would it be located

The dip tube would be located at the cold water inlet. If you remove the pipe section, you will either lift out the plastic dip tube, or it will come out as a unit with the pipe section. If the tube is intact, fine. If it has broken off, it can be replaced.





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