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I have a 50 gallon electric water heater, all of a sudden the water got so hot I couldn't put my hand under it. What caused this to happen?

Post created: 2016-06-30 Type of Equipment: Water Heater Views: 75

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2 years the problem papered 1 day ago. I don't know what to try.

On 2016-07-01 Gary wrote:

This is usually a sign of a thermostat problem. A faulty thermostat can cause water to be scalding hot, or no hot water at all. This is usually a quick repair for a professional contractor. If you'd like to have a contractor look at this, we can help you find one, here.

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