Types

Family

Model

SYMPTOMS
  • Puddle on Floor
  • Water in Drain Pan
  • Leak from Fitting
  • T & P Valve Leaking
 
CAUSES
  • Fitting is leaking around the threads
  • Tank has pin hole leak
  • Thermal Expansion
  • Excessive water temperature
  • Condensation
 

Identifying the Problem

Symptoms Causes Means of Treatment
Puddle on Floor Tank has pin hole leak
Fitting is leaking around the threads
T & P valve is actuating
Condensation
see Bulletins 51 & 15
Water in Drain Pan Fitting is leaking
Tank has pin hole leak
Condensation
see Bulletins 51 & 15
Leak from Fitting Corroded threads on fitting
Bad seal on threads on fitting
Leaking at weld at spud on tank
see Bulletin 51
T & P Valve Leaking Thermal expansion
Excessive water temperature
Problems with fitting seal
Leaking at weld at spud on tank
see Bulletins 51 & 52