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It might be an indication that gas regulator on your water heater might be going bad or incorrectly adjusted. It sounds like it's allowing too much gas pressure and blowing out your pilot light. Your water heater should have a sticker that says what the regulator pressure should be set at. It will likely be listed in inches of water. Mine says 4"wc (wc = ...


After being sure the water tank is full of water (which would not be the case after replacing an element) and the cutoff valve(s) are on, be sure the power is on. If you see voltage at the elements, it has got to be heating water. Unless they were not wired correctly. If you had just turned it back on, give it 10–20 minutes to detectably heat the ...

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