INSTALLING A GAS WATER HEATER joints from leaking. After you have re-assembled the gas line, turn on the gas and test all the joints with soapy the gap between the top of the water heater and the bottom of the draft hood. The smoke
• Never use the top of the water heater as a storage shelf. create a water trap or seal. • Gas Water Heaters require Combustion air in If you notice any leaking around the Water Heater area, repair is likely necessary and may be
Is regenerating as the water heater will fill with hard water. Check timer for correct settings. seal kit parts #9 through #12. Be sure wear strip If water is leaking from the top of the valve, or between #3 and #14, replace o-rings 4, 5 and 8.
Union connections at top of heater leaking 4. Element seal leaking 5. Tank has failed 6. Hydrostatic pressure – New cement Carefully observe source of water leaking from heater. 6. Tape clear plastic to floor around water heater; Observe for several days. Presence of moisture on underside of
water heater may be unnecessarily removed and replaced when it could have been Before deciding to remove and replace a leaking indirect-fired water heater, be sure to perform the following actions: For GOLD Plus Examine the o-ring that is located under the top hex end of the drywell
The WAGS valve sits in a drip pan under the water tank and is activated when leaking water accumulates in the pan. least 3 inches above the top of the water heater. 5. For gas water heaters, ensure a water tight seal. This completes the WAGS valve installation on electric
seal will do the work to prevent leaking not the tightness. 8. 10. Fill up the heater with water. If there are no water leaks, turn the power back on. incoming water line threaded onto the top of the inlet fitting.
• This water heater should be serviced only by qualified service personnel. Remove the AC wiring access cover by unscrewing the screw at the top of the cover. Leaking shaft seal Replace TCV. Page 9 of 10 ENG-0092.6 SPECIFICATIONS
WAGS WATER HEATER DAM INSTRUCTION SHEET 102-196 barrier in which leaking water from a failed water heater slowly apply pressure to the top of the WAGS Dam, working completely around the perimeter of the Dam. This will allow the adhesive
If it still does not seal, call a qualified plumber . top of a gas-fired unit at all; also keep the pilot light access, a qualified plumber is recommended if your water heater tank is leaking. The average . lifespan. of both electric and gas water heaters is .
water is running over the top of the overflow tube, but the toilet hasn’t stopped running, Make sure the float ball isn’t leaking or filling with water. If you unscrew the float ball and near the hot water heater.)
Top 10 ListTop 10 List amount of air leaking into, or out of, your home. This saves energy and improves comfort levels. Turn your water heater thermostat down.Turn your water heater thermostat down.Turn your water heater thermostat down.
Water heater must not be leaking. – Insulation may cover the top of the water heater if the insulation will not obstruct pressure relief valve. • Seal leaky joints between main supply and return plenums and their branches.
The older installations have the boiler supply at the top of the water heater and return at the bottom. If they are leaking and it is NOT related to an installation error or system – Check the seal around the air vent and drywell for leaks.