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blair13

11:47AM | 02/06/06
Member Since: 02/05/06
2 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
Whenever I turn on the hot water in

the sinks or shower, it will hiss and

spew for about 15 seconds then it will

run just fine. It doesnt make this noise

whenever I turn on the cold water faucet.

The hot water heater is only about 1 year

old. What is the cause and what can I do

to stop this.

Thanks in advance

Blair

Sylvan

07:17AM | 02/08/06
Member Since: 01/24/06
1589 lifetime posts
Me_office1
The anode is giving up the ghost

blair13

07:31AM | 02/08/06
Member Since: 02/05/06
2 lifetime posts
so what is an anode? and what does this

mean?

Sylvan

08:15AM | 02/08/06
Member Since: 01/24/06
1589 lifetime posts
Me_office1
Sacrificial rod that is supposed to take the brunt of electrolytic action to protect the tank from corroding as this rod disintegrates

it can cause bubbles.

Also well water depending on minerals can also cause this to happen.

I am sorry for being to techinical
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