How to drain a general electric hot water tank?

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Laurianne Dicki asked a question: How to drain a general electric hot water tank?
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Date created: Fri, Feb 5, 2021 9:01 PM
Date updated: Wed, Jun 22, 2022 11:58 AM

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How long does it take to drain a hot water tank?

  • Turn the knob on the drain valve to open it…
  • Pull up on the pressure relief valve at the top of the tank to open it…
  • Allow the water to drain completely. It can take up to 30 minutes for your water heater to completely drain.
  • Open the water valve for 5 minutes to flush out the water heater…

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General hot water tank issue… Electric shower has no hot water. Radiators are not heating up. Boiler isn't heating water. Fluctuating water temperature. Rewiring required. Portable appliance test (PAT) ... General external drain job. External security lights needs removing.

Maybe just the water lines throughout the RV? My Venture has a separate drain for the water lines, and the fresh water tank has a very obvious drain out the bottom of the tank, so I have to open both (plus the hot water low point drain).

The Dishwasher wasn't draining at all. It was very plugged up with... Just a quick video showing how to clean the bottom screen and filter on a GE Dishwasher. The Dishwasher wasn't draining at all.

Electric shower pressure is low. General shower issue. Shower needs installing… General drains job. Blocked sink. Bath is blocked. Blocked toilet. Toilet making a noise. Sink that is draining slowly… Hot water tank quickly runs out. General hot water tank issue.

General drains job. Blocked sink. Bath is blocked. Blocked toilet… General hot water tank issue… Electric shower has no hot water. Radiators are not heating up. Boiler isn't heating water. Fluctuating water temperature. Rewiring required. Portable appliance test (PAT) Pipe needs reconnecting.

To determine if the water heater is corroded or if the problem is with your pipes, drain about 10 gallons of hot water into multiple five-gallon buckets. If the water still looks rusty when you fill the third bucket, it’s time to look for a new water heater.

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