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PROBLEM: Low Rumbling or Popping Noise

Low Rumbling or Popping Noise

Possible Causes

  • Noise heard is sound of boiling water. Excessive buildup of sediment in bottom of tank is causing overheating of tank bottom and boiling of water to occur.


Possible Repairs

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