Water Heater leaking


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Old 01-24-10, 02:18 PM
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Water Heater leaking

Water heater is leaking where the tpv screws into tank. It is also very rusty and I am on city water...??? Help!
 
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Old 01-25-10, 09:24 AM
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denny2sox,

Welcome to the forums.

Until you got to the part about "very rusty", I was going to suggest replacing the T&P valve. If the tank is rusted around the connection for the valve it's probably rusted in other areas as well and is due for replacement.
 
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Old 01-25-10, 09:37 AM
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Our rule of thumb is a leaking water heater gets replaced if it's anything more than a loose connection (can't remember the last time it was a loose connection).
 
 

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