What do you do with a gas hot water tank when there is no water?

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Shut the tank down, so that it does not fire up.

Was you water shut off,due to unpaid bill. Is there a break in the water line feed to the house. Did the check valve break, did someone shut off a valve to the heater.

For what ever reason, if there is no water flow to the heater, it must be turned off.
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How can you tell if there is water in your gas tank?

If your having problems and suspect bad gas an old an easy test is to put a liter of Methyl hydrate in the tank before you fill up next time. If water is the problem the meth will mix with the H2O and burn just fine.If that doesn't solve the issue then it isn't gas problem.

How do you drain a hot water tank?

Answer . \n1. Turn off the electricity or gas to your water heater.\n2. Turn off the cold water supply to the tank.\n3. Attach a water hose the valve on the bottom of the tank.\n4. Open the hot water valve on any faucet.\n5. Open the valve on the water heater.\n6. When the tank empties close the (MORE)

Why is your water tank not retaining hot water?

Answer . Assuming you are talking about a home water heater, there is a pressure relief valve above the hot water line - usually on a tee or an ell above where the hot water line comes out of the heater and usually leads to the floor and under the house. The valve is designed to relieve the pres (MORE)

Why is the water in your new gas hot water tank not as hot in the morning until it has run for several minutes and then has time to recover then it's very hot?

I would assume that your thermistat is set at a low temp...that your ambient water temp stored in the tank drops during the night...the increase in heat would be occurring due to the freshly heated water present during the recovery proscess. Hope this helps...you might consider a wrap for your heate (MORE)

What if there is water in the gas tank?

The water will settle to the bottom of the tank. The fuel pump is located on the bottom of the tank which means it will be picked up first and sent to the injectors. Water will not burn so the car will not start or will but run rough and die. You can by a gas drier or pay less and go to the drugstor (MORE)

Symptoms of Water in Gas Tank?

The water will settle to the bottom of the tank. The fuel pump is located on the bottom of the tank which means it will be picked up first and sent to the injectors. Water will not burn so the car will not start or will but run rough and die. You can by a gas drier or pay less and go to the drugstor (MORE)

How do get water out of your gas tank?

The water will settle to the bottom of the tank. The fuel pump is located on the bottom of the tank which means it will be picked up first and sent to the injectors. Water will not burn so the car will not start or will but run rough and die. You can by a gas drier or pay less and go to the drugstor (MORE)

Water in gas tank?

The water will settle to the bottom of the tank. The fuel pump is located on the bottom of the tank which means it will be picked up first and sent to the injectors. Water will not burn so the car will not start or will but run rough and die. You can by a gas drier or pay less and go to the drugstor (MORE)

How do you get water out of your gas tank?

Usually, at any automotive store or even at a Walmart, there is a fuel additive called "Heat" or something equivalent to that. This helps to remove water from the fuel in your tank.

Remove water from gas tank?

A small amount of water such as a couple ounces could be treated with a dose of dry gas with each next few fill ups. A larger amount of water would require removal of the fuel tank to get it all out.

What are the symptoms of water in a gas tank?

The car will act like it is out of gas, sputter and eventually die, if there is enough water in the tank. If there is only a little bit, it will ususally sputter just a little before it evaporates the water. Still, no matter what happens with the water, you will need to replace the fuel filter, whic (MORE)

How to get dirty water out of a gas tank?

A hose and pump will be necessary to remove all water. Insert thehose directly into the tank and begin pumping into an approvedcontainer. If there is any fuel mixed with the water, take addedprecautions to ensure the fuel does not make contact with your bodyand keep in mind that this mixture is extr (MORE)

How do you flush out a hot water tank?

Attach a garden hose to the drain spigot and run the hose outside or into a toilet or sink. Open the spigot and drain the tank until the water runs clear. You could have turned off the water heater beforehand so as to reduce the risk of scalding yourself. You should drain the tank as recommended (MORE)

Why does our gas hot water heater have insufficient hot water?

There are a few possibilities. One is that the water heater is not large enough for the demand put on it. Another is that it is not turned up high enough. Another is that your shower and bath valves are preset so as limit that maximum temperature. These can be adjusted and how to do it is dependent (MORE)

How do you Replace a hot water tank?

What type of hot water tank? Is it vertical or horizontal, roof or wall mounted? brand and size? electric or solar? Replacing a Hot Water Heater is not recommended. A qualified and registered plumber should always be called when replacing such a unit, taking a chance and doing it yourself, puts you (MORE)

Will Hot water tank freezing?

If the hot water tank is off it is possible. It is also possible for the cold water going to the hot water tank to freeze. Insulate all pipes that are exposed - or let them drip (this is more expensive!)

How do you bleed hot water tank?

There is a safe and slow way to do it, by turning off the water to the heater and removing both vacuum breakers and then opening the drain valve to the hot water heater. You can now drain it, which can take about one hour. However, depending on where the hot water heater is positioned, lets assume a (MORE)

Why would your hot water tank not put out hot water?

Hot water tanks are typically fueled by gas and electric. First, if one or both utilities are shut off, you won't have hot water. Second, if the utilities are working, someone may have turned the thermostat off or too low. Third, you may have a bad thermostat. Some thermostats also shut off whe (MORE)

How do you get water out of a gas tank?

You can use a fuel tank additive called "Heet." Basically, Heet is a type of alcohol which mixes with the water in your tank and allows your engine to burn it. Depnending on the amount of water the tank could need removed or drained.

Why does your hot water tank leak water?

Depends on where the leak is. Inlet and out connections may havewashers and pipes rust or corrode. Pressure relief valves can tobad. If it's leaking from the bottom, then it has rusted throughand should be replaced Tanks do NOT have washers Check the NBBI or ASME section IV code A tank may le (MORE)

How do you get water out of a full gas tank?

poor as close to 100rubbing alchahal in it and wait a week this will cause the water to evaporate Actually, rubbing alcohol will do you no good. It already has water in it. The gas line antifreeze Heat or other gas dryer additives are alcohol without the water. The molecules of alcohol are big eno (MORE)

Where is the heating element in a hot water tank?

you will see a large brass nut with a plastic cover and electrical wire coming from it, normally at the top and to one side of the hot water cylinder, this is the immersion heater, there are two common lengths, 27 inch and 11 inch. Also, there are side entry immersion heaters. Some cylinders h (MORE)

What do you do if you get water in the gas tank?

I usually put in a Little methylated spirit in the fuel tank this helps to get it out I have found. But don't let your petrol tank get too low in the colder months you'll get condensation of moisture from the air and it will build up in the tank. I had the same problem with moisture with my Alfa Rom (MORE)

How do you fill a hot water tank?

Make the hot and cold connection, open the hot side of a faucet and turn the water on. As the tank fills, the air will come out the faucet until the tank is full.

How do you get water out of gas tank in your bronco?

You will need to syphone as much gas as you can out of the tank, and let the tank air dry. If the vehicle was ran while there was water in the gas tank you may have to replace some other things. Such as a fuel filter and or fuel injection. ~ Proud Mechanic.!

Why does the water in your natural gas hot water heater not get hot?

you have a question that can have many different answers . here is a list I would check first to your problem. 1. is your pilot light out or if a forced air WH is it plugged in with power to it? 2. Is your gas line on or do you have gas to your water heater? 3. look up your water heater manual guide (MORE)

Who invented hot water tanks?

Hot water holding systems have been used as far back as the Romans. They particularly liked building hot water baths, of a communal nature. I would suspect that as soon as the copper and bronze age occurred, a shaped bowl was used to heat water.

Where is the termocouple in hot water tank?

The thermocouple runs from the pilot light to the control valve. One end sits in the flame from the pilot light and the other is screwed into the bottom of the control valve. It is a copper colored wire/tube about twice the size of the lead in a pencil. It should be beside the larger tube that runs (MORE)

What does it mean when you don't have hot water and you have a gas hot water tank?

It means your water heater is not heating the water or or that the hot water is not being deliver to the location you are testing temperature. Sorry, thats a bad answer because it was a bad question. Give us more details. The most likely culprit is the pilot light not being lit. Follow the instr (MORE)

What is hot water tank insulation?

There is insulation between the outside and inside wall of a hot water tank. There is also an insulation product that you can get to wrap around the outside of the hot water tank as well. Kit is usually available at any plumbing or hardware store. Only good for electrical HWT, as a gas tank has a fl (MORE)

How do you get water out of a atvs gas tank?

The water will be at the bottom of the gas tank, typically near where the outlet to the engine is; so disconnect the outlet hose at this point, and allow water to drain until gas is coming from the hose. Then get some "gas dryer" at the parts store, and add an appropriate amount to the tank to mop u (MORE)

Why does your hot water tank have rust in it?

All hot water tanks have rust after 4-5 years. If you are a sensible homeowner, drain and clean it every 3-4 years. You first turn OFF the power to tank, now remove the anode rod, ( a large bolt head on top of the tank, attached to what may remain of your rod) . then attach a hose pipe to the botto (MORE)

How do you drain water from your gas tank?

A small amount, say a couple ounces of water you could probably treat with a good dry gas treatment. Any more than that would require removal of the fuel tank, then removal of the fuel sending unit/fuel pump assembly from the tank, then draining, cleaning and drying could be effectively done.