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Where can you find information on fixing common water heater problems?

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About.com has guides for troubleshooting water heater problems and guidelines for performing some repairs. HomeTips.com also lists steps that can help homeowners diagnose and fix water heater problems.

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Where can you find information on fixing common water heater problems?
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Operation manuals often have advice for maintaining and inspecting water heaters, and manuals typically list how to solve certain problems. Newer water heaters sometimes have a digital panels that lists problems with the heater, and these panels often display codes if a problem is detected. Fault codes vary by manufacturer, but manuals often contain a list of what they mean. Before attempting repairs, ensure that the gas valve is shut off on gas units and that power is disconnected to both gas and electric units.

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