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Well I am a Plumber wanting to scource a Rheem Pressure

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Well I am a Plumber wanting to scource a Rheem Pressure Relief Valve rated at 1400 kpa with a 1" extension it is off a Vulcan 125 ltr electric hot water system approx 3 yrs old. Can you please advise how to physically match up the part ? I compared RMC valves and they are different in length. Many thanks Terry
JA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?
Customer: It has been leaking for several weeks at a pretty strong flow rate.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes I do.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: The discharge water is quite hot which is no surprise but I am just trying to give you revelant info
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Phil replied 1 month ago.

Hello, here is a manual for that range of water heaters, see page 3 for pressure relief valve and seal.

http://www.rheem.co.nz/userfiles/file/Spares%20Manual/Aug_2015_Spares%20Manual%20compressed.pdf

Tell me please if it is 1/2" male pipe thread or 3/4" male pipe thread, this on is for 1/2"

We can go from there.

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