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Reliance 40 Gallon Tall High Output Gas Water Heater - 12 40 GQRT

Abt Model: 1240GQRT
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Product Details

Energy Star Rated - No

Reliance 40 Gallon Tall High Output Gas Water Heater - 1240GQRT


  • 12-year limited tank & parts warranty, 1-year labor warranty
  • 50,000 BTU input for faster recovery
  • High-Recovery model provides more hot water for peak demand periods
  • Electronic gas control valve that provides precise temperature control and operational status
  • Self-cleaning Sta-Kleen® PEX dip tube helps maintain efficiency and reduce maintenance
  • Glass-lined tank with dual heavy-duty anode rods to protect against corrosion
  • “Environmentally-Friendly” Non-CFC foam insulation
  • Piezo igniter allows for easy “one-hand” pilot ignition without matches
  • Factory-installed PEX polymer lined heat trap nipples
  • Factory-installed temperature & pressure (T&P) relief valve


  • Capacity (Gallons): 40
  • Family Size: 3
  • Energy Factor: 0.59
  • Annual Cost of Operation: $277
  • Self Cleaning: Yes
  • Limited Warranty Tank: 12
  • Limited Warranty Parts: 12
  • Limited Warranty Labor: 1
  • Max BTUs Input: 50,000
  • Emissions: Low NOx
  • Foam Insulation: Yes
  • Water Connection Location: Top
  • Water Connection Size: 3/4
  • UPC: 91193002780
  • First Hour Recovery (Gallons): 80

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 58"
  • Width: 20"
  • Depth: 20"
  • Height w/Draft Hood (inches): 61 3/4"
  • Diameter: 20"
  • Vent Size: 4"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 148lbs
  • Shipping: 165 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 12 years parts and labor
    Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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More reasons to buy the Reliance 12 40 GQRT from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Reliance 12 40 GQRT is Brand New.
  • The Reliance 12 40 GQRT Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
Diameter (inches)20
Fuel TypeGas
Gallon Capacity (cu.ft.)40
Height (inches)58
Energy Star QualifiedNo

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