ELECTRIC HOT WATER TANK PROBLEM Home › Forums › Archives › Old Bulletin Board Archives › ELECTRIC HOT WATER TANK PROBLEM This topic has 1 reply, 2 voices, and was last updated 22 years, 1 month ago by DALE THOMPSON. Viewing 1 reply thread Author Posts 4 Feb 1999 at 10:12 am #280874 jack spotz HOW DO YOU TROUBLE SHOOT A NO HOT WATER PROBLEM. ELECTRIC TYPE. VOLTAGE GOOD AT TANK BUT NO HOT WATER. HOW DO YOU CHECK THE ELEMENT AND HEAT CONTROL? 8 Feb 1999 at 8:04 am #305223 DALE THOMPSON : Use an electric tester with meter set to ohms resistance and check continuity none means element is shot. You start there. Then you can tell if you need thermostat. Mark Author Posts Viewing 1 reply thread The forum ‘Old Bulletin Board Archives’ is closed to new topics and replies.