Drain off leaking water or water from activated T & P valve; the tank of the water heater. The thread is a 1" (diameter) As hot water is drawn from the top of the tank, cool water comes in at the bottom through the
Found inside the front cover and must be fitted to the socket on the top sideappropriate of the water heater. Is there a leaking hot water pipe, dripping hot water tap, due to leakage from the Rheem water heater, or due to leakage from fittings and/ or pipe work of
UNDERSTANDING HIGH EFFICIENCY WATER HEATER TECHNOLOGIES • Storage (Tank) Water Heaters. Water is kept hot and ready for use at all times in insulated storage tanks with capacities ranging from 20 to 80 gallons. Many fuel
Do not place anything on top of the water heater or in contact with the flue Where damage to property can occur in the event of the water heater leaking, the water heater must be installed in a safe tray. If a Rheem water heater is to be installed as part of a circulated hot water flow
Top of Water Heater Junction Box RED BLACK RED CAUTION: The presence A water heater’s tank can act as a settling Leaking or open hot water faucets. Make sure all faucets are closed. Electric service to your home may be
Your Rheem water heater is supported by a comprehensive warranty (refer to If the water heater is supplied with water from a tank supply and a pressure accumulate in the top of the water heater during long periods of no use. In
Barrier in which leaking water from a failed water heater • Position Dam around the hot water tank as shown above. Where possible, leave at least 4" clearance all around the slowly apply pressure to the top of the WAGS
Scale on top of burner 2. Burner orifice dirty 3. Flue way clogged 4. Water heater is leaking (Gas water heaters produce condensation 1. Cold in or hot out joints 2. Bacteria formation inside water tank Clean tank using chlorine bleach
Water Heater Warranty FOR THE PERIOD OF: WE WILL PROVIDE AT OUR OPTION: 1 YEAR FULL is necessary to change-out a defective part or replace a leaking tank. Rheem Manufacturing Company 2600 Gunter Park Drive East Montgomery,
Turn the water heater top knob to “off” and allow the burner area to cool. If the consumer uses enough of the stored hot water to drop tank temperature at the top leaking while greatly reducing efficiency.
Add expansion tank to water system 3. If any concern about the condition of the T&P valve, replace it. It is a safety device. Union connections at top of heater leaking 4. Element seal leaking 5. Tank has failed 6. Hydrostatic pressure – New cement
Rheem, Rudd, Richmond, Montgomery Ward, Norge, Intertherm and As hot water is drawn from the top of the tank, cool water comes in at the bottom through the dip tube. not exceed nameplate wattage on heater Leaking faucets/nipples Locate and correct
Where damage to property can occur in the event of the water heater leaking, the water heater must be two water fittings on the top of the storage tank during the 2.5 This warranty only applies to the original and genuine Rheem water heater in its original installed
• Do not apply an insulation blanket to the top of the water heater as this may obstruct the draft hood. should not be confused with a leaking tank. Condensation may increase or decrease at different times of the year.
Do not place anything on top of the water heater or in contact with the flue Where damage to property can occur in the event of the water heater leaking, the water heater must be installed in a safe tray. in Rheem’s water heater literature,