Kenmore
AVERAGE LIFESPAN
17.6 Years out of 20 Checkins.
REVIEWS
4.7 Stars out of 5 Stars based on 7 customer reivews.
REPAIR
0 Average age on 0 repairs.
REASON FOR REPLACEMENT
  • 12 LEAK
  • 5 GAS VALVE / PILOT
  • 3 PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE
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KENMORE
Model
Rating
Age
9 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

The venting for the furnace and water heater was totally replaced. The single wall pipe was replaced with double wall. The orientation of the pipe was redone and the water pressure was also addressed. New PRV, expansion tank, and venting on this install.
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Model
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New Bradford White installed along with thermal expansion tank and new flue.
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Model
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

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Model
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

A new PRV was installed along with a thermal expansion tank, should get more than 11 years out of the new AO Smith water heater.
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Model
Rating
Age
26 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

New AO Smith installed and thermal expansion tank added. The gas cock was also replaced and the PRV was only 4-5 years old. Water pressure was 60 psi.
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Model
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

The new water heater was installed even though the old tank could have been repaired it made more sense to just install a new tank.
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Model
Rating
Age
20 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

AO Smith GCR50400 with new ball valve. Gas shutoff valve replaced and flexible lines replaced with rigid copper.
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Model
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

The AO Smith water heater installed was a GCR50400 which is a higher efficiency unit that weighs 17 lbs more than a standard GCG.
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Model
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

New AO Smith water heater installed along with new shutoff valves. The humidifier line was also replaced and the flue was extended.
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Model
Rating
Age
35 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

A new AO Smith water heater was installed and the gas shutoff was replaced. We also removed a saddle valve and installed an angle stop.
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KENMORE
Model
Rating
Age
20 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

New
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Model
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

The flue was rotted out behind the furnace and required inspection. There was also a hidden Y that had broken allowing for a leak in the flue. Section of the flue was replaced and water and gas lines connected.
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Model
Rating
Age
29 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

New GCR50400 AO Smith model more efficient than old water heater. The main shutoff for the house was also replaced during the installation.
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Model
Rating
Age
7 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New PRV installed and set to 75 psi. Thermal expansion tank also installed. Flexible connectors replaced with copper.
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Model
Rating
Age
28 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New short 40 gallon AO Smith installed and ice maker valve replaced.
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Model
Rating
Age
29 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith installed and thermal expansion tank was skipped due to open loop system.
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Model
Rating
Age
9 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install amtrol thermal expansion tank and new copper connectors and shutoff valve.
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KENMORE
Model
Rating
Age
8 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new water heater and thermal expansion tank.
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Model
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new AO water heater and replace gas shutoff valve.
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KENMORE
Model
Rating
Age
28 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Copper lines were replaced and rerouted. An older solder job had blocked off a majority of the passage for water to travel through. By replacing some additional piping the water pressure was significantly increased.
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