Bosch Aquastar 125HX Gas Water Heater Reviews

Positive Reviews


Absolutely wonderful appliance


Pros: Very economical, endless supply of hot water

I am very pleased with this water heater.  Waiting 30 seconds for water to warm is not a problem when you consider the waste of a conventional water heater reheating water constantly.  My old house was three stories with a conventional water heater in the basement and it took at least the same amount of time for the hot water to reach the third floor. I now live in a one bedroom apartment loft and have the water heater installed in the bathroom above the toilet to avoid the cold in the garage below.  I believe local building codes for new construction should mandate the installation of tankless water heaters.

Negative Reviews


stay away from aquastar 125HX NG water heater


Cons: unreliable ignition/expensive to fix

I purchased and installed the aquastar 125HX NG heater in my home in December of 2006. It worked fine for about 2 weeks, then suddenly the ignition was unreliable. After several hours on the phone with their tech support and several diagnostic tests, I wound up having to "wiggle the pigtail" of the pilot burner around until the spark reliably ignited the gas to light the pilot.  Ok, so this worked fine for about 5 years, until last February (2012)...   The pilot stopped lighting. Again on the line with their tech support for several hours over many days, testing pretty much every component on the unit. They also told me the gas pressure was probably too low and that I...
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