Of a leak. • Place the heater on a solid foundation in a clean, dry location. • The heater should be protected from freezing and water lines should be Provision for hot water discharge from relief valve. E. WATER SUPPLY CONNECTIONS: (SEE FIGURE I)
WATER HEATERS EVENTUALLY LEAK: Installation of the water heater should be accomplished in such a manner that if the tank or any connections should leak, the flow For safe operation of the water heater, the Relief Valve must not be removed or plugged.
The Temperature Pressure Relief Valve by Kenny Hart Published . happened when a water heater with a capped Temperature Pressure Relief (TPR) valve will exploit a weakness within the tank and cause it to leak.Water will drip, spray or gush
By water leaking from the water heater, pressure relief valve, or related fittings. Select a location as centralized within the piping system as possible. In any location Gas Leak Testing Important: This water heater and its gas connection must
Tankless Water Heater Installation Kit Drain Port Handle PR Valve Pressure relief Valve (Pr Valve): 1. Turn off water supply at shut-off valve near appliance have bled the water & gas lines and leak tested the connections. 3.
Unanticipated damage can be reduced or prevented by a leak detector or water shut-off device used in conjunction with a piped drain pan. For safe operation of the water heater, the relief valve must not be removed from its designated opening nor plugged.
Information on the T/P relief valve and water heater tank nameplates. What do I do if there is a leak in my tank? If the T/P relief valve continues to leak, you should have it replaced. 1 3 5 2 4 6. Title: F620-048-000 Keep Your Water Heater Safe
Water Is Coming Out of the Tube on the Side of My Water Heater or My Water Heater Pressure Relief Valve Is Releasing Water The name is Temperature Pressure Relief Valve (TPR valve).
• Leak in heater tank The relief valve relieves water slowly when actuating on pressure. A closed system can cause pressure to increase in the system. This condition is called thermal expansion. For additional information regarding thermal expansion
relief Valve on the water heater, each remote storage tank that Leak test before placing the water heater in operation. Disconnect gas piping and main gas shutoff valve before leak testing. Install sediment trap in accordance with NFPA 54.
valve. While the water heater is draining, read the Installation Instruc- Pressure Relief Valve (T&P) is an important safety device. It opens the inlet or outlet water connections (not a tank leak). The upper and lower thermostats are both
Water Heater Will Leak Water Detector Shutoff. Features: • Testable and Resettable: This is NOT a one-time use device. The FloodSafe™ Water Detector Shutoff can be easily reset by the contractor, temperature and pressure safety relief valve dis-
Or prevented by a leak detector or water shut-off device used in conjunction with a piped drain pan. These devices and pressure relief valve on the water heater to discharge or weep due to expansion of the heated water. A