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    Water heater repair, Ankeny

    Recommendations for water heater repair in Ankeny? Pilot light went out and I can't get it re-lit after several attempts. Not interested in tutorials on replacing gas control valves or thermocouples. Just technician recommendation, please.

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    Re: Water heater repair, Ankeny

    Your flux capacitor might be on the fritz.



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    Re: Water heater repair, Ankeny

    Quote Originally Posted by psychlone99 View Post
    Recommendations for water heater repair in Ankeny? Pilot light went out and I can't get it re-lit after several attempts. Not interested in tutorials on replacing gas control valves or thermocouples. Just technician recommendation, please.

    Thanks!
    Psychlone, for this issue you are having just call any water heater repair companies. Seriously, all places are going to charge you the exact same amount due to this issue being so simple to fix. It is the flux capacitor that has been damaged and lost voltage (it proves there is a flame and allows the gas valve to open to light the burners).

    Before you call any company please drain the water out of it with the drain valve (you should see a water spigot). Call the company up and tell them that your problem is the flux capacitor failed which blew out the pilot light. I was a HVAC technician for awhile, I have had experience since 1985 (you can mention this too).

    You're welcome.


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    Re: Water heater repair, Ankeny

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    Re: Water heater repair, Ankeny

    We use and have for years, 72 Degree Heating and Cooling. 965-7272



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    10 hours and 15 min. for the first serious reply. Flipping awesome.


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    I second 72 degrees. Owners are a great family and they do a nice job sponsoring ISU athletics.


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    Re: Water heater repair, Ankeny

    Went with Green's as I've had trouble with 72 degrees in the past. 72 degrees sent a rookie tech out for a furnace issue at our old house, and after his second failed visit they finally sent someone who knew what they were doing.

    Green's was great, for what it's worth. Called at 7AM, they were here in about an hour for a non-emergency call. Extremely polite, told me exactly what they were doing and why, then gave me a detailed run-down on how everything looked on the unit.



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    Re: Water heater repair, Ankeny

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyfan4good View Post
    We use and have for years, 72 Degree Heating and Cooling. 965-7272

    They installed our new water heater (75 gallons, it is AWESOME.) Cannot complain about their service.


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    Re: Water heater repair, Ankeny

    Has anyone used 72 Degrees for an Air Conditioner inspection?

    Recently bought a house in Ankeny, but obviously too cold to inspect the AC.



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