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Old 10-18-2015, 07:21 PM   #1
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Question Atwood hot water heater

I have an Atwood 10 gal hot water heater. It works on Gas or Electric. My problem is that the water only gets warm, not hot. The temperature is the same on gas or electric. It has been working great but now that we are 2500 miles from home it decided to start this problem. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you for looking.

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Old 10-18-2015, 07:31 PM   #2
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Old 10-18-2015, 07:48 PM   #3
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The common parts seem to be the thermostat and the control board. You need to know the model number to go deeper. This link will give you a parts clue:


FWIW I would start by looking everything over and wiggling or unplugging and replugging all the connections with the power off. Also look for any adjustments some gremlin might have turned. If you are lucky it was a gremlin. If not parts are available.
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could be acouple of things May need to flushed also check by pass valve at tank could be themostat acting up but does not sound as if that is the cse also check for aslow leak
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Old 10-19-2015, 04:18 PM   #5
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Same problem came up last week for us.Water in past always hot now only warm either gas or electric mode or both.Ordered new thermostat and Eco should have by Friday,if this fixes I'll post later.
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Old 10-19-2015, 04:47 PM   #6
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Thanks for all the inputs/ A new thermostat fixed my problem.

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