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My Bradford White 40 gal gas heater is steadily leaking from

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My Bradford White 40 gal gas heater is steadily leaking from the top around the gas vent. 9 yrs old. Any suggestions?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Mike R. replied 2 years ago.
Hi, I'm Mike and I have 20+ years of experience as a plumber. I'll be glad to assist you today. Unfortunately the tank itself is not repairable. I regret to tell you that the only option at this point is replacement. Often I find very good deals on brand new water heaters on Craigslist. Often contractors will buy a new water heater for projects and the water heater does not get used so they sell them on Craigslist for much less than in the store. Often for about $150-200. The warranty would still be valid even if you do get it on Craigslist too. Sorry about your water heater though.