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AVERAGE LIFESPAN
16.9 Years out of 13 Checkins.
REVIEWS
4.3/5 Stars based on 9 customer reivews.
REPAIR
0 Repairs average age 0 years.
REASON FOR REPLACEMENT
  • 7 Leak
  • 4 Gas valve / pilot
  • 2 Pretentative maintenance
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AMERICAN
Model
Rating
Feedback Thermocouple and gas valve was bad in 13 yr waterheater
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

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AMERICAN
Model
Rating
Feedback
Age
7 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith installed and water softener bypassed. The PRV was also bad and was replaced.
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AMERICAN
Rating
Feedback
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Water Heater repair in Kansas City
New thermal expansion tank installed along with AO Smith hot water heater.
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AMERICAN
Model
Rating
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Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

75 gallon tank in Lees Summit Missouri
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New AO Smith installed along with thermal expansion tank. Gas line hard piped and saddle valves replaced.
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AMERICAN
Model
Rating
Feedback We did not have any experience regarding our old water heater as we had it replaced shortly after closing on our house.
Age
30 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

AO Smith water heater
The new tank installed was an AO Smith. The supply lines had lots of calcium and corrosion from old flux. These lines were cut out and replaced with new copper.
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AMERICAN
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Feedback I did expect the water heater to last longer than 10 years. My previous home the water heater was in service for 18 years when we sold the home it was still working.
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Olathe water heater 66062
AO Smith water heater
A new water was installed along with a thermal expansion tank. The system was an open loop aside from the water softener.
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AMERICAN
Model
Rating
Feedback
Age
25 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith ECT 50 100 electric water heater installed. Pressure Reducing Valve and thermal expansion tank installed.
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AMERICAN
Model
Rating
Feedback no
Age
32 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

New 40 gallon GCG40400 AO Smith water heater installed. Open loop system with only 75 psi so the expansion tank was not needed.
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AMERICAN
Rating
Feedback Pilot light would not remain lit.
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

The AO Smith 40,000 BTU water heater puts out 88 gallons of hot water for the first hour which was determined to be sufficient for the needs of this home. A thermal expansion tank was also installed.
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AMERICAN
Model
Rating
Feedback Old and needed to be replaced
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith installed on an open loop system. No expansion tank was installed on the open system. It was later determined that the water pressure reading was showing high due to a faulty gauge.
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AMERICAN
Rating
Feedback Yes, it stopped working and began leaking.
Age
9 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

Install new AO Smith Tank instead of making the water heater repair.
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AMERICAN
Model
Rating
Feedback No problems until it started to leak.
Age
23 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install two new 50 gallon gas water heaters and remove the electric to save energy. An electric water heater cost nearly twice as much to operate as gas water heater.
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AMERICAN
Model
Rating
Feedback Not until today
Age
25 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install State Select 50 gallon hot water heater.
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