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I have a Rheem model 21I40dv water heater. it has only the hot water line hooked on top the other place where cold water would go in has a large hex nut cold water fill is on the side. but water is seeping around this nut and running down the side of tank. what is this and how do I fix it??????help please.

Contractor's Assistant: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?

Water was shut off to the whole complex yesterday and now it;s just seeping around this large nut

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

I need to funds very limited is this just a plug nut or what???

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

It's just seeping slowly. what is this ????a plug or what????

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: HVAC
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