Question by jeffrey e: remove thermostat gas water heater?
gashobWhirlpool 40 gallon gas water heater thermostat seem to not be working. How do I get this off. The manual says not to use vice grips or levers. Then it tells u to remove it.Rent a gorilla?

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Answer by justpoor
Use a small open end wrench on it. Usually about 1/4in. Unscrew it from the control box, then slip it out of the holder from inside of the burn chamber.

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