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Old 11-15-2011, 07:01 PM   #1
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will a plumber have this device? and what were the government regulations on this?

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As a plumber myself, I wouldn't because I don't know what you're talking about
Got another name for that gizmo? It wouldn't be a T&P valve would it?

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I have to agree with eplumber after 30 yrs I don't know if i have one either....more info is needed ...is it well lets wait and see how about a picture throw a dog a bone........
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FYI Eplumber and Ben's Plumbing - the following website explains the function of the "thermal release device" on the new style water heaters (enclosed burner system)

http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-r...heem-FVIR.html
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will a plumber have this device? and what were the government regulations on this?
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..."thermal release device" on the new style water heaters
On Rheem/Ruud/Richmond/GE, if glass vial breaks, you need a new tank.
Presumably, the new tank will come with one...

gmackey: Did you somehow break one of these while trying to do an install yourself?
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