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Some water heaters will alert you if the reset button is tripped—a buzzer or beeper may go off when it happens. With some models, you will realize the switch has been tripped the next time you take a shower when you only have cold water available.
There are many reasons why your water heater
trips the reset button. The primary reason is that the tank is overheating. The water overheating can cause serious problems including increased pressure inside the tank, scalding temperatures for water at the tap, and damage to the anode rod. Here we get to the bottom of specific reasons that the reset button may become tripped.