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T&P relief valve

Posted by bibbus (My Page) on
Sun, Oct 14, 12 at 19:26

the flex line on my 50 gal GE Smart Water tank had a pin leak and I replaced it myself. I also drained the tank since it had been a long time. The water was clear when I first opened the valve at the bottom. I emptied a gallon or two before hooking up the garden hose and draining the entire heater. I refilled the tank and turned it back on and it seems to be working fine, except that when I test the t and p relief valve, it pours out water. I've tested it several times in the 24 hours since the repair. No air comes out - only high pressure water. What could be wrong?

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RE: T&P relief valve

It SHOULD be water that comes out of the T&P. Your water heater does not have an air-charge.

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