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Old 11-02-2012, 09:02 PM   #1
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New water heater: is this trash or should I keep it


I'm assuming this rubber thingie was just keeping dirt out of my new water heater during manufacture and shipping and I should throw it away... but before I do I wanted to make sure it's not some kind of energy-saving device designed to keep hot water out of the cold line...?
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:57 PM   #2
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New water heater: is this trash or should I keep it


that is exactly what it is, It is also one more thing that can screw up. I took mine out and threw it away when I changed my dip tube.

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