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  1. #1
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    Nov 2007

    Default Water Heater Flush T & P valve dripping

    I just did a water heater flush. Now I have been filled the tank and the electic heater has been turned back on. The T & P valve continues to drip from the connecting pipe.

    I have well water so I know the water I filled the tank with was pretty cold. Is this drip just normal due to the cold water heating and expanding? If not how do I stop the flow?


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    The deep South

    Default Re: Water Heater Flush T & P valve dripping

    Possibly some trash under the seal of the T&P valve . Try opening the valve momentarily to see if it will flush out .
    Do you have a pressure gauge to measure your incoming water pressure ? If all else fails , replace the valve . They can get weak over time .

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