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Question DetailsAsked on 8/23/2013

how much to replace hot water heater. not new install but just a recent replacement

4 year old water heater out. gas

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Ballpark number, consensus seems to be $1000 plus or minus $250 for a new one. This is consistently one of the most common questions - see this link for a LOT of answers, including explanations of what can cuase your specific cost to go up.

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Be sure to check your warranty - if it is leaking after 4 years may still be under warranty.

If not leaking but just won't heat, that is fixable without replacing the heater - burners and control valves can be replaced for about $200-300, or it could more likely be something as simple as the thermocouple (which should be changed every 1-2 years) needs replacing, and along with a cleaning and flame adjustment would cost about $100-150 - whatever the minimum visit charge is plus about $10 parts.

Answered 6 years ago by LCD




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