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Immersion heater keeps burning out on unvented cylinder,

Customer Question

immersion heater keeps burning out on unvented cylinder
JA: Is your heater gas or electric? How old is it?
Customer: electric . About 6 years old. Having to change immersion every couple of months
JA: How long has this been going on with your heater? What have you tried so far?
Customer: About a year, but its a second home so not always being used. Have tried several immersion heaters.Is there one you could recomend
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: water is from onsite borehole through chalk aquifer
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Tim JA replied 1 year ago.

Good morning, welcome to the Technical section in JustAnswer; my name is ***** ***** I will help you today.

So that I can give you accurate guidance, I need some specific information:

1. What is the make and model of your unvented vessel?
2. How long did the factory installed immersion heater last?
3. What was the make and model of the most recent immersion heater?
4. What length of element did you fit?
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