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Forum: Water Heaters
10-27-09, 08:53 AM
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Views: 831
Posted By adavenport

Hot Water Tank "leaking"

second floor with and additional bath. All the homes were built between 1999 and the last ones were completed in 2002. All the homes have 40 gallon Bradford White gas hot water heaters installed with...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-21-09, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,670
Posted By adavenport

TP Valve

My question is why after 7 years are we having this problem? I checked with the water department and the pressure has been the same 75-80 PSI for a long time. We have over 100 units that are starting...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-21-09, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,670
Posted By adavenport

So the only remedy is to install an expansion...

So the only remedy is to install an expansion tank?
Forum: Water Heaters
10-21-09, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,670
Posted By adavenport

I also have a Conbraco #37-201 vacuum relief...

I also have a Conbraco #37-201 vacuum relief valve (15 CFM) on the cold water inlet. What is it supposed to do? I check my water temp with a digital multimeter the temp. is 115 Deg. I have a picture,...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-21-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,670
Posted By adavenport

I just check the street pressure, it is 78 PSI.

I just check the street pressure, it is 78 PSI.
Forum: Water Heaters
10-21-09, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,670
Posted By adavenport

I checked my water pressure when the water heater...

I checked my water pressure when the water heater was running. The pressure went up to 170 PSI and the relief valve blew off (like it is suppose to). What is the best way to reduce the pressure and...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-21-09, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,670
Posted By adavenport

I just check my water pressure it is 80 PSI at...

I just check my water pressure it is 80 PSI at the drain of the hot water tank. The replacement Watts valve 150/210. Is the water pressure to high from the city?
Forum: Water Heaters
10-20-09, 01:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,670
Posted By adavenport

It only "blows off" once a day for the past 2...

It only "blows off" once a day for the past 2 days. I reset the temp lower (120) when I replaced the original valve. What would be the highest pressure the system can tolerate?

I'm going to get a...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-20-09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,670
Posted By adavenport

I do not have an expansion tank installed. I...

I do not have an expansion tank installed. I courious as to why after all these years am I having this problem?
Forum: Water Heaters
10-20-09, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,670
Posted By adavenport

The additional # on the old valve are SER.7 ...

The additional # on the old valve are SER.7

The water heater is a Bradford& White 40 Gallon Model MITW40L6EN12 with a blower on top.
Forum: Water Heaters
10-20-09, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,670
Posted By adavenport

I used a Watts 100XL 210 Deg. The one I replaced...

I used a Watts 100XL 210 Deg. The one I replaced was a Cash Acme 3/4 NCLX-5.
Forum: Water Heaters
10-20-09, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,670
Posted By adavenport

TP Valve

I just replaced my TP valve after 7 years, and lowered the water temperature. The new valve is now leaking (after 2 months). This is a 40 Gallon gas unit.
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