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By design it is always filled to capacity, it is a pressure tank. Do not mess with the relief valve, it is there to prevent the tank from exploding due to malfunction causing overheating (if you are curious about that just do an internet search of boiler explosions). Do not turn off the water supply and drain the tank without also turning off the heat source ...


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Water heaters do not live forever. Start shopping. While it is possible that you have a leaky fitting near the water heater, (which could be fixed) the most common cause for a leaky water heater is that the water heater itself has started to fail, and the only option there is replacement, as the corroded tank is not a replaceable part. Depending where you ...


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I believe that the natural position of the timer is either On or Off, when the grey lead is not plugged in. So: Take off the grey, and plug the red leads in 3 and 5 or in 3 and 4, one of the two combinations should work. Other options: You can unplug 3 and 4 and join them together using a male-male piece of alloy of the same size as the jumper input. ...


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As a temporary solution you could cover the radiator with blankets or clothing to limit the amount of heat dissipation into the room. Don't worry, hot water/steam heating systems do not get hot enough to ignite combustible materials. If you cannot get the valve repaired or replaced, then you may want to pick up some foam insulation boards and duct tape ...


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Here's the datasheet for the switch: http://www.maxtronictech.com/MT-010x02.pdf The easiest thing to do would be to get a slightly different FM DS(3) that has an on/off/timer switch, and set it to on. Problem solved, no wiring changes. The second easiest thing would be to turn all the timer switches to the 'on' position. The third easiest thing to do ...


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You can download the manual from http://www.bradfordwhite.com/documentation. It explains how to turn off and restart. If in doubt, I'd contact the maker and ask for advice.


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I don't think that you need to turn off the gas to the hot water heater. I believe that it is likely acceptable to leave the appliance on the 'pilot' setting. I would obtain the manual for this device (try searching online, you will likely find it that way) or call the support number for the manufacturer. However, what is acceptable practice is not ...



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