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Hello my gas hot water tank stays lit for only 10 minutes, then goes out. Do you know what this might be? It's a 2005 model, thanks.

Post created: 2016-04-20 Type of Equipment: Water Heater Views: 72

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It's a 2005 model, gas, unit stays lit for 10 minutes then goes out.


On 2016-04-21 Gary wrote:

There are a number of possible causes for this, from a bad flame sensor or thermocouple to a blocked vacuum switch or a problem with the vent. It's definitely a good idea to have a heating professional troubleshoot and repair this. 

If you'd like to have a contractor take a look at this, we can help you find one, here.


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