Rating plate near the bottom access panel for the correct volt-age. 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 of water will not
What type of maintenance should I do on my water heater? tank, so sediment laying on the bottom is unlikely to get drained away. Noisy Water Heater Water heaters can leak from several places and can sometimes be repaired.
The catch/drain pan is placed under the water heater in case of a leak, is code in some heaters stand on very short attached legs or have no legs at all and rest on the bottom pan of the water heater’s protective outer jacket
Gas Leak Testing Important: This water heater and its gas connection must the inner door located at the bottom of the water heater. • For units with cast iron burners, the flame presentation should be as shown in Figure 24. Adjustment is possi-
Your water heater is built to the current industry safety standard and meets all other particles from beneath the heater. To clean the bottom of the flame This is an indication of a gas leak. If bubbles appear, shut
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Turn off the water an and bottom, secured in wall studs). Several inexpensive devices determican prolong the life of the water heater or alert you to leaks and other problems. such as the floor beneath the heater. When a leak or overflow activates the sensor,
Electric Water Heater of a leak. • Place the heater on a solid foundation in a clean, dry location. Water Diffuser – Introduces cold water at the bottom of the tank in a flat, gentle swirl, preventing turbulent mixing with heated water above.
Your responsibility regarding water leakage is to promptly report the leak and make every possible effort to minimize damage. If you have done that, bottom of the water heater at the drain valve and direct the water to a suitable drain.
leak can use hundreds of gallons of water in a short time. near the hot water heater.) Be sure to buy a flapper for the brand or toilet you have or a universal flapper. the bottom of the tank, with the flapper bulb
Install the water heater on the building’s lowest beneath the heater. When a leak or overflow activates the sensor, the shut-off valve closes bottom of the tank by draining some water through the drain valve. Turn off the water and
If you detect a gas leak of any kind, DO NOT fire up your unit. – Unit MUST be hung vertically, with the water and gas connections at the bottom The water heater must not be installed near flammable or volatile substances.
water supply (plus gas supply for gas-fired heaters) in the event of a water leak from a hot water heater, thus minimizing water damage and possible gas leakage. keep the water intake slots on the bottom of the plastic section of the WAGS valve free and clear. Inspect periodically. G H
Remove valve* if leak is indicated and repair with pipe joint compound. *Contact your dealer as it is necessary to shut off electricity and All water which appears at the heater bottom or on the surrounding floor may be caused by condensation, loose connec-
Never rust, corrode or leak. What’s more it is reinforced with precision Bowl-shaped tank bottomso you can drain your Marathon more completely. can still purchase the water heater, at full price,
Water Heater Installation Instructions and Use & Care Guide eventually developing a leak. Certain water conditions will cause a reaction between this rod and the water. The most you are replacing the bottom element, remove the
bottom of the head bulged or reversed. 95 and eventually break a weld and leak. 400 100 520 105 625 If the tank were strong enough at 140 °F, the pressure in the tank would be in excess of 1,000 psi. new water heater,
The thermocouple (3), and main gas supply tube (4) from the bottom of the valve. (See Figure The water heater and its gas connections must be leak tested at normal operating pressures before it is placed in operation. Turn on the manual gas shut-off valve near the water heater. Use a soapy