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Author: Old Sarge (NC)

Our hot water in one bath room lasts a long time and never runs out. However, in the bath room on the other side of the house, the hot water starts right up but only lasts about 6 minutes. I have actually timed it on four different days this week, at different times of the day. What is going on ???



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 Re: Water heater
Author: m & m (MD)

How many water heaters do you have?

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 Re: Water heater
Author: packy (MA)

when the bathroom on the other side of the house runs hot for 6 minutes and then runs out, leave it running and check the other bathroom.

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 Re: Water heater
Author: North Carolina Plumber (NC)

I'm guessing that the other bath will still be hot. There's something going on that may take a bit of detective work to figure out. Is there a recirculation pump on the domestic hot water system ?

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 Re: Water heater
Author: packy (MA)

you're probably correct. recirc on one side and the other side is close to the heater..

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 Re: Water heater
Author: Old Sarge (NC)

Only one water heater.

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 Re: Water heater
Author: Old Sarge (NC)

Tried this...the water in the other bathroom runs warm for a few minutes, then goes cold

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 Re: Water heater
Author: North Carolina Plumber (NC)

Maybe you are depleting the tank of hot water. You'll probably need to get someone onsite to properly diagnose and repair the problem.

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