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Owners can replace the heating element on an electric water heater to repair one of the most common problems that occur with these units, a lack of hot water. If the tank is leaking, it is beyond repair and requires repl... More »

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Information on water heater problems can be found on websites that have a do-it-yourself plumbing section, such as FamilyHandyman.com or WaterHeaterRescue.com. Replacement parts for a water heater can be found at hardwar... More »

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Video tutorials on fixing and troubleshooting gas hot water heaters can be found on video sharing websites, such as YouTube and Howcast. YouTube consists of user generated content, whereas Howcast has a team of experts p... More »

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To replace a hot water heater's heating element, disconnect the heater, drain the water heater tank, unscrew the old element, and install a new element in the place of the old one. Refilling the heater tank and reconnect... More »

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