pipe with a cross section equal to that of the ﬂue collar or drafthood outlet and of sufﬁcient vertical height. During vent installation, avoid sharp turns, long horizontal of a Bock water heater installed in a conﬁned space. When com-
THROUGH THE VENT PIPE. The venting of the water heater should be inspected by a qualified WATER LEAKS LEAKING T&P VALVE HOT WATER ODORS OR COLOR (Refer to CATHODIC PROTECTION) HEATER LIGHT GOES OUT IN 4-5 SECONDS Turn switch to the “ON” position.
Problem: Leaking Water Around Base of Heater . Possible causes could be a faulty . T&P (temperature and pressure) relief valve, • Place a bucket under the overflow pipe. Open and flush T&P valve clear of debris. If leak remains from valve,
Water heater must not be leaking. Water heaters shall be insulated to at least R10. • The water heater leaks at one or more of its pipe fittings, valves or heating elements (if electric), and a permanent watertight seal cannot be made.
My Water Heater Pressure Relief Valve Is Releasing Water If your TPR valve suddenly started leaking when it didn't use to, and you haven't had any plumbing renovation If the pipe connected to the faucet comes out of the wall it's probably regulated. Title:
The vent pipe from the heater to the chimney must not be smaller than the outlet of the draft hood on the heater and should slope Allow more time for heater to re-heat. Leaking hot water pipes or fixtures. Have plumber check and repair leaks.
water heater. 6510206 Important Drain Pipe Installation Information! To avoid water damage or scalding due to valve operation, a drain pipe must be connected to the dripping or leaking, have a licensed plumber repair it. Do not plug valve. Do not remove valve.
Onto the water heater. Use a good grade of pipe joint compound that is certified for use with potable water on the threaded fittings. 4. Leaking faucets. Wasted hot water. Long runs of exposed piping. Hot water piping in outside wall.
Open drain valve and drain water heater. If there is rusty water, then check anode If anode rod is depleted, then install new anode to prevent steel tank from rusting. or pipe sealant, into gas line where it can enter gas control.
If you have galvanized pipe to the water heater, loosen the two galvanized pipes with a pipe wrench at the union in each line. pipe connections may be leaking. b Small amounts of water from the temperature-pressure relief
Leaking pipe 1. Joint not watertight. 1. Tighten threaded joint, if possible. Apply Turn down thermostat setting on water water only pipes. heater or replace thermostat. 2. Pipe creaks against surroundings from 2. Rehang pipe on slip hangers or in larger
• Loose or leaking pipe or tube coming out of the heater core connections HEATER CORE FAILURES: Water leaking into the passenger compartment could also make the floorboard wet. The technician should confirm that the liquid is antifreeze.
Joints from leaking. After you have re-assembled the gas line, turn on the gas and test all the joints with soapy Inspect the draft hood that came with the new water heater to see what size flue pipe is required. If the existing flue pipe is the correct size, check it for corroded areas.
Where damage to property can occur in the event of the water heater leaking, the water heater must be installed in a safe tray. Construction, the correct method of sizing the gas supply pipe to the water heater. The pipe size selection must take into account the gas input of this water
3/4” Tee joined to feed water line using routine pipe soldering Also available with 3/4” and 1” threaded valves Water heater and water tank failures can happen at any time, When the FloodMaster sensor detects leaking water,