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Old 01-28-2012, 04:29 PM   #1
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drain cover is melting on hot water heater

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Old 01-28-2012, 05:27 PM   #2
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A picture would be nice, or at least let us know what a drain cover is.
There should be a drain that looks like an outside faucet valve but I've never seen one with a cover on it.
Is it a gas or electric heater?

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sounds like your getting flame roll out from clogged flue..and its melting the plastic grip for drain???
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Yes, someone else refers to it as a "hot" water heater also!

In actuality, it's correct. It's heating the cold water and making it hot, but it's also keeping the hot water in the tank hot.

So, it is a hot water heater!
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Yes, someone else refers to it as a "hot" water heater also!

In actuality, it's correct. It's heating the cold water and making it hot, but it's also keeping the hot water in the tank hot.

So, it is a hot water heater!
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