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Electric Water Heater

Model # GE40M06AAG Official Rheem electric water heater

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Water Heater Anode Rod (replaces Ap11309c, As-21215a-bd, As-35693a-c, As-35693-ac, As-35693a-t, As35693av) SP11309C
#13

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Water heater anode rod (replaces ap11309c, as-21215a-bd, as-35693a-c, as-35693-ac, as-35693a-t, as35693av)

Part #SP11309C

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Rheem Insulation - Cavity AP9184-7
#8

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Rheem insulation - cavity

Part #AP9184-7

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Water Heater Thermostat, Lower SP11695
#5A

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Water heater thermostat, lower

Part #SP11695

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Water Heater Heating Element, 120-volt SP10874GH
#1

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Water heater heating element, 120-volt

Part #SP10874GH

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Rheem Nippleplasticlined 3/4x3  Long AP11623F
#11

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Rheem nippleplasticlined 3/4x3 long

Part #AP11623F

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Rheem Outlet Tube - Pp 18 In. Tank AP8877E-12
#10

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Rheem outlet tube - pp 18 in. tank

Part #AP8877E-12

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Rheem Bushing - Snap 2 In. AP7733-2
#14

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Rheem bushing - snap 2 in.

Part #AP7733-2

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Water Heater Anode Rod (replaces As-29818ac, As-36255a-bd, As36255ac, As-36255a-t, As-36255a-w) SP11526C
#13A

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Water heater anode rod (replaces as-29818ac, as-36255a-bd, as36255ac, as-36255a-t, as-36255a-w)

Part #SP11526C

$60.14
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Thermostat SP11699
#6A

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Thermostat

Part #SP11699

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Water Heater Thermostat (replaces Sp-11698) SP11698
#4

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Water heater thermostat (replaces sp-11698)

Part #SP11698

$43.03
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Repair guides for electric water heaters

How to replace a water heater element

How to replace a water heater element

If your water heater runs out of hot water quickly and one of the two heating elements has failed, replace the element f…

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
How to replace an electric water heater thermostat

How to replace an electric water heater thermostat

If the water temperature fluctuates or you don't get enough hot water, follow these instructions to replace your water h…

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
How to replace a water heater temperature and pressure (T&P) relief valve

How to replace a water heater temperature and pressure (T&P) relief valve

Replace a broken temperature/pressure (T&P) relief valve on an electric water heater using these instructions.…

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less

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Easy DIY water heater repairs

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