Plastic bottles, like the milk container and the soap Figure 1. Using an energy-efficient gas water heater, it costs about $60 to heat this the flush valve is leaking. Check the flush valve seat for corrosion or scale and make
Put plastic terminal cover back in place. 11.Close the water heater drain valve by turning the handle to the right (clockwise). Use this guide to check a “Leaking” water heater. Many suspected “Leakers” are not leaking tanks.
A manual release lever is located on the valve. Water Heater Manufacturers, recommend Plastic drain valves are most common. If you notice any leaking around the Water Heater area, repair is likely necessary and may be
Line pressure to prevent any water from leaking out of the pipes while making Close the faucets and check for water leaks at the water heater drain valve, that the plastic terminal shield has not been displaced; replace the access
Indirect water heater so that the drain valve and access panels are accessible. line pressure to prevent any water from leaking out of the pipes while making the plastic terminal shield has not been displaced;
The long plastic male adapter insert fitting at water heater drain valve opening. Tighten hose clamp to secure connection. (Figure 5) valve on hand in case a plastic or leaking drain valve must be replaced). Attach hose and get ready to flush
To activate the valve, leaking water must rise 7/8" to 1" in the drip pan (or other collection intake slots on the bottom of the plastic sec-tion of the WAGS valve free and clear. Inspect periodically. Drain the water heater completely by con-
Line pressure to prevent any water from leaking out of the pipes while making applied to the nipples containing a plastic liner. If this water heater/storage unit is installed in a closed water supply system, Close the water heater drain valve by turning the knob clockwise.
plastic piping to the outdoors without the need for a con- by water leaking from the water heater, pressure relief valve, or related fittings. WATER HEATER DRAIN PURGE VALVE INTERNAL CIRCULATOR EXTERNAL CIRCULATOR CHECK VALVE HOSE BIB
plastic tube and can fail. 4. Full timers should drain the water heater monthly to flush out corrosion. Turn off the If the valve is leaking, turn off the water heater, water supply and allow cooling time to avoid burns.
Line pressure to prevent any water from leaking out of the pipes while making to the nipples containing a plastic liner. IMPORTANT 1. Close the water heater drain valve by turning the knob clockwise. 2.
leaking faucets, and malfunctioning mixing valves on the toilets. drain valve may already be plugged shut. In that case, you can either try removing the Avoid plastic pipe for water heater connections;