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Water Heater Leak

The 2 most common part(s) or condition(s) which cause the symptom Water Heater Leak are listed below starting with the most likely. Check or test each item and watch any available videos.


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Temperature and Pressure Relief Valve

If the water heater is leaking the temperature and pressure relief valve might be bad. If the water temperature or pressure increases above proper operating levels the temperature and pressure relief valve will open to stabilize the system. If at any time the temperature and pressure relief valve begins to leak a small amount before the listed relief temperature on the tag it should be replaced.

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To see parts for your water heater, you need to enter your model number on the right. The system will then display parts that are associated with your water heater.

Drain Valve

If the water heater is leaking the drain valve might be bad. The drain valve is used to drain the water heater for service or to flush out mineral deposits from the tank. If the valve begins to leak the tank should be drained and the valve replaced.

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