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emergency shutdown procedures

1. Turn Off Gas or Electricity

Gas: Twist the dial on the top of the thermostat from the ON to the OFF position.

Electric: Switch the circuit beaker for the water heater to the OFF position.Watch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015)

2. Turn Off Water Supply

Turn the handle on the water valve CLOCKWISE until it stops. If the water does not stop, turn off the main water valve for the entire house.

3. Drain Water Heater

Attach a hose to the drain valve at the bottom of the tank. Run the other end of the hose to a lower place where you can drain rusty hot water without causing damage. Open a hot water faucet in the house to let air into the tank.

4. Open the Relief Valve

Flip handle so it is sticking straight out or up. (CAUTION: Scalding HOT water)

5. Call Blue Dot For Emergency Service

1-800-BLUE-DOT

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