How do I reset my state select water heater?
Locate the large red button marked “Reset” at the center of your State water heater’s control circuit panel. Firmly press the “Reset” button to manually reset your water heater. Once your water heater has been reset, it may take between 12 and 24 hours for your water heater to resume normal operation.
Can a bad thermostat trip a breaker?
The thermostat or furnace control is turning on a component or causing a load on the breaker that is causing the breaker to trip. There is actually a separation of the thermostat power circuit and the electrical circuit that powers the furnace. So the thermostat is probably not the circuit breaker tripping culprit.
How long does a State Select water heater last?
about eight to 12 years
Based on the manufacturer’s suggested service life, the life expectancy of a water heater is about eight to 12 years. That varies with the location and design of the unit, quality of installation, maintenance schedule and water quality.
The high resistance caused by a loose wire produces a substantial amount of heat that can eventually cause fires. If there is a loose electrical connection within your water heater’s system, your reset button’s thermometer can trip (regardless of the water’s temperature) if it picks up the heat from that loose wire.
Why does my water heater breaker keep tripping?
Breaker Breaker There are three possible explanations for a breaker being tripped by a hot water heater: water dripping on the electrical lines, a problem with the unit’s thermostat or a problem with the breaker. A malfunctioning thermostat is the most common cause. In this case, the thermostat should be replaced.
Why does my water heater keep tripping?
When a water heater starts tripping the ECO repeatedly, it’s time to call a plumber for service. There’s a good chance that the water in the tank is dangerously hot, and since the problem is usually caused by a failed component, it won’t get better until the bad part is identified and replaced.
Why is my water heater tripping the breaker?
Why does my hot water heater keep tripping?
This indicates that the thermostats are bad or going bad. The reset button usually trips for safety to prevent the tank from overheating and potentially becoming a bomb. If your heater is continuously tripping you should call a Orlando plumbing company to replace the thermostats.
Where are state hot water heaters made?
Ashland City, Tennessee
Based in Ashland City, Tennessee, State has seven water heater manufacturing plants. Hundreds of distribution centers across the United States ensure efficient service to State’s national customer base of residential homeowners, wholesalers, contractors, and other members of the engineering community.
Why is my water heater tripping my circuit breaker?
It could be that: The breaker itself is worn out and tripping needlessly A wire is loose in the electrical panel, which is causing a short circuit If a plumber has checked out your water heater and everything seems to be working fine, you should have an electrician check the electrical connections.
How many heating elements are in an electric water heater?
The heating element is the part of your water heater that heats the water. Most electric water heaters have 2 heating elements: one on top and one on the bottom. Diagram of an electric water heater with 2 heating elements. Photo source.
Do you need to replace the thermostat on an electric water heater?
Bad thermostats will need to be replaced. Many recommend replacing the heating elements at the same time as replacing the thermostats. As we’ve discussed, most electric water heaters have upper and lower heating elements. They work together to keep the water hot.
Where can I go to fix my electric water heater?
If a plumber has checked out your water heater and everything seems to be working fine, you should have an electrician check the electrical connections. George Brazil Plumbing and Electrical can help you fix your electric water heater if you live in the Phoenix area.