relief valve problem

Old 11-07-06, 06:46 AM
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Question relief valve problem

i have a 40 gallon GE electric hot water heater, i noticed that my relief valve drips pretty good about every 30 minutes or so, i thought well i have a bad relief, i replaced it, i still i have the same problem!
well i thought i had a bad thermastat, i replaced upper and lower thermastats, i still have the same problem, something is causing the relief valve to do it's job i just don,t know what....
any ideas on what i need to do..............
Old 11-07-06, 04:50 PM
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Relief Valve

You might want to add an expansion tank. Make sure you get one for hot domestic water not a boiler expansion or well tank.

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