There is no need for ventilation with electric water heaters making the cost of installation less expensive. See for State water heater age determination, serial number decoding, and for State water heater manuals. American Water Heater Age Acquired by A. It keeps up with showers, the dishwasher and running the laundry using a warm water cycle. Numeric Codes After 1969 Code Year Code Year 0 1970 0 1980 1 1971 1 1981 2 1972 2 1982 3 1973 3 1983 4 1974 4 1984 5 1975 5 1985 6 1976 6 1986 7 1977 7 1987 8 1978 8 1988 9 1979 9 1989 Alpha Codes After 1989 Code Year Code Year X 1990 K 2000 A 1991 L 2001 B 1992 M 2002 C 1993 P 2003 D 1994 R 2004 E 1995 S 2005 F 1996 T 2006 G 1997 U 2007 H 1998 W 2008 J 1999 Y 2009 Numeric Codes After 2009 Code Year Code Year 0 2010 1 2011 2 2012 3 2013 4 2014 5 2015 6 2016 7 2017 8 2018 9 2019 Whirlpool Model Number Codes An alpha code in the model number indicates the year the model was introduced.
Upon turning on the current to the water heater after it was filled with water and all air removed from the plumbing, the module gave a code stating the top element was not working. I am now out for another heater and reinstallation charges again. It gets plenty of ventilation. We had to buy a special brush to try to reach it. I will never own another Whirlpool appliance because of their substandard products and warranty. I urge all my customers to steer clear of Whirlpool Water Heaters.
Below is a close up of the Bradford White rating plate. Operating cost is calculated differently depending on the type of unit you have. Pilot was out and Gas control valve signal light was off. Craftsmaster Water Heaters Ace,American Hardware, America's Best, Apex, Aqua Temp, Aqua Therm, Aquamatic,Best, Best Deluxe, Craftmaster, De-Limer, Deluxe, Eagle, The Earl's EnergyConservation Water Heater, The Earl's Energy Saver Plus, Envirotemp, FourMost, Hotmaster, Hotstream, King-Kleen, King-Line, Master Plumber, Nationaline, Neptune, Penquin, Prestige, Pro-Line, Pro-Line Plus, Quaker,Quick-Flo, Raywall, Revere, Riviera, Sands, Sentinal, Servistar, Shamrock,Special Deluxe, Standard, Supereagle, Super-Flo, Supreme, Sure-Fire, Thoro-Clean, True-Test, Tru Value, U. I see light colored wood 2x studs recent construction and shiny copper electrical wiring at the ground connection at the heater top.
It took me nearly an hr to get it off because it was screwed on so tight I had to pound it with a hammer. I just joined this site with a problem. Serial A02134562 means the tank was manufactured in 2002. While there is no official recall for these water heaters they was some obvious fault recognized by Whirlpool who had a repair kit they sent out with no charge. It is a good unit for an affordable price. I finally called Whirlpool and they gave me the names and numbers of two companies that were on their list.
Bubbles forming Flame-trap indicate a leak. Water supply pressure should be around 50 to 60 psi and should not exceed 80 psi. This happened on this past Fridayso I am without hot water all weekend and will have to call them back on Mondayand see if they will send a control board. Lowe's didn't want to deal with Whirlpool what does that tell you , they wanted us to buy the heater then get reimbursed from Whirlpool. It heats well and maintains a good temperature with no fluctuations and it has never needed repair. The only thing you can do is install a new one. Upon pulling the burner assembly and inspecting it I noticed 2 quarter sized holes in the screen on top of the burner as well as the screen being heavily corroded.
They are self-contained devices independent of all other operating controls. I replaced these with Rheem gas water heaters from Home Depot. Note the Maximum Watts at 4000, this means this tank was built to operate in the Non-simultaneous mode, meaning only one element will energize at a time standard for residential water heaters. Using sealed combustion technology, the boiler reduces energy usage by eliminating air infiltration. The complete wiring diagram can also be found on the top of the water heater near the junction box cover. The water heater should be drained if being shut down during freezing temperatures. I have been lucky and haven't had many warranty problems in my life but none that I have had have been resolved so painlessly.
Spoke with a plumber who said it would be more cost effective to replace entire water heater. This is a low-pressure thermal storage water heater whose data tag indicates that the unit was manufactured in 1981. Whirlpool should have replaced it within the first year but instead offered many suggestions about cleaning and etc. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www. I'm on day 4 of no hot water, this is absolutely ridiculous. The pump and timer allows consumers to schedule recirculation times and the circ-logic pump allows for shorter or longer recirculation intervals to be set. Column one lists all the various brands that manufacturer makes, column two shows sample serial numbers, and column three of each table acts as a serial number decoder.
Self-cleaning units maintain their energy-efficiency longer resulting in lower operating costs. How long should a hot water maker or hot water heater last. For doing that, you can buy a separate water heater timer like this. For Maximum Resolution, Click on the Body of the Picture. After 2 years it turned itself off and gave me a code 4 for the reason which means it overheated and shut itself down. Business owners and property managers Most water heater companies manufacture units for commercial use. Took me 15 minutes to install and has been working for about a week.
The pilot went out and could not be relit. I have had issues with 3 different units. Original review: June 1, 2017 Purchased I assumed a brand-new electric hot water heater from Lowe's. Clean, locate source and correct 11. Original review: June 29, 2018 Bought water heater from Lowe's in 2016. If the serial number in your water heater data tag format does not match what's given in each of these guides, see. Also, under the original warranty, the customer pays shipping-Blah! It took about a week to get the part, but it's been working fine since a couple years now.
Those products are currently produced in China. The replacement only lasted just over only 2 years and just outside the total of 6 years from original purchase date on the first. When hot water is being used, heated water leaves the top of the tank. Here is an example commentary about water heater age we provided to a reader: Your Signature 500 electric water heater or geyser or cylinder depending on where you live looks like a much newer installation. The water heater started working again. I am currently trying to get mine back on.