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Replacing a Water Heater

Temperature and Pressure (T&P) Relief Valve

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Install New Water Heater Fittings
Next, install the various fittings that come with the water heater.
  • Install the temperature and pressure relief valve and discharge drain pipe.
  • Use Teflon tape on copper and pipe dope or joint compound on galvanized fittings.
  • Install any other fittings as per manufacturer's directions.

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