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Water Heater Not Heating? Thermostat Testing

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Water heater isn’t heating or heats poorly? This video demonstrates how to test a thermostat on a water heater. The thermostat is a commonly replaced part for a water heater not heating.

Other commonly replaced parts for a water heater that isn’t heating or heating poorly are:

Heating element
Gas valve
Thermocouple
Pressure switch

All of the information provided in this part testing video is applicable to the following brands: AO Smith, Bradford White, Bryant, Carrier, Coleman, Honeywell, Lennox, Maytag

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