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    Bulletin 5 - Leaking

    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