Re: What is the average life cycle of Rheem hot water tank?
Posted by jimbo on December 21, 2003 at 20:58:46:
In response to Re: What is the average life cycle of Rheem hot water tank?
: If the dip tube has broken off,

7 year age puts you in the ballpark for the big dip tube problem. See www.diptubesettlement.com

Short of gas starvation, there really is nothing else to cause a water heater from delivering more or less rated capacity right up to the day the bottom rots out of the tank!


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