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My battery is leaking, what can I do tp prevent it and what can be the damage from this leak?

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The acid can damage the engine finish and other parts it comes into contact with. This can happen within the first 600 miles. Changing to a Yuasa battery (from a GS) seems to solve the problem, but for the full story read this thread. It seems like Ducati North America (DNA) is finally starting to address the issue, and the battery swap may be covered by your dealer.

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I have p 1121 and a P 0401 codes on my 1998 ford windstar. are these related? what can I check? replaced the mass airflow sensor recently.




P1121 Ford Throttle Position Sensor Inconsistent with Mass Air Flow Sensor
http://engine-codes.com/p0401_ford.html no they are not related !
Are there any cracks in the rubber hose from air cleaner to throttle body ! That could cause the P1121 air entering after mass air flow sensor !
P1121 - Throttle Position (TP) Sensor Inconsistent with MAF Sensor The PCM monitors a vehicle operation rationality check by comparing sensed throttle position to mass air flow readings. If during key ON engine running self-test the comparison of the TP sensor and MAF sensor readings are not consistent with calibrated load values, the test fails and a diagnostic trouble code is stored in continuous memory.
  • Air leak between MAF sensor and throttle body
  • TP sensor not seated properly
  • Damaged TP sensor
  • Damaged MAF sensor
Drive vehicle and exercise throttle and TP sensor in all gears. A TP PID (TP V PID) less than 4.82 % (0.24 volt) with a LOAD PID greater than 55% or a TP V PID greater than 49.05% (2.44 volts) with a LOAD PID less than 30% indicates a hard fault. P0401 - EGR Flow Insufficient Detected The EGR system is monitored during steady state driving conditions while the EGR is commanded on. The test fails when the signal from the DPF EGR sensor indicates that EGR flow is less than the desired minimum.
  • Vacuum supply
  • EGR valve stuck closed
  • EGR valve leaks vacuum
  • EGR flow path restricted
  • EGRVR circuit shorted to PWR
  • VREF open to D.P.F. EGR sensor
  • D.P.F. EGR sensor downstream hose off or plugged
  • EGRVR circuit open to PCM
  • VPWR open to EGRVR solenoid
  • D.P.F. EGR sensor hoses both off
  • D.P.F. EGR sensor hoses reversed
  • Damaged EGR orifice tube
  • Damaged EGRVR solenoid
  • Damaged PCM
Perform KOER self-test and look for DTC P1408 as an indication of a hard fault. If P1408 is not present, look for contamination, restrictions, leaks, and intermittents

Mar 09, 2015 | 1998 Ford Windstar

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Water meter keeps running. When I turn off the water supply to the hot water tank the needle on the water meter stops, does that mean that I have a leak in the hot water pipe coming out of tge tank.


Yes you have a leak on hot pipe or TP overflow tube.
Put ear against pipe to listen for sound of running water.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-troubleshoot-electric-problems-with-water-heater.html#listen
If TP valve goes into drain line, check if water is running down TP overflow tube.
Check each faucet for leaks.
If pipes are under slab, put ear against each faucet to determine which faucet is closest to broken pipe.

Mar 23, 2013 | Water Heaters

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Hot water heater overflow leak


Copy following link for testing and replacing TP valve.
Do not cap off TP overflow tube, as this leakage signals problem.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-replace-TP-valve.html

Jul 29, 2012 | Water Heaters

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Has Leaking noise very audible on hotwater line but no flood in the house or outside the house, and the water meter records unusually high. Three certified plumbers checked the house but could not find...


First, find out if you have a leak.
Turn off all water faucets inside and outside.
Record water meter register with camera.
Wait several hours.
Record water meter register again, and compare photos.
If you have a leak, contact city water department and report leak so bill can possibly be adjusted.
Ask city water department what they suggest.

If you had certified plumbers look at problem, it would be a guessing game for internet plumber to start listing things.

My guess would be crossover on single-handled faucet that runs the hot water into cold pipe that is filling the swimming pool that is leaking. But you might not have a swimming pool.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Crossover.html

Another guess would be a leaking TP valve that drains directly into a sewer vent line.
But certainly the plumber checked the TP valve.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-replace-TP-valve.html

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Sep 24, 2011 | Water Heaters

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I have a Rheem B33325 hot water tank, it is leaking from the pvc pipe that runs down the side of the tank. Help!


Sounds like TP valve is leaking:
http://waterheatertimer.org/Leaking-water-heater.html
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-replace-TP-valve.html

Do not cap off TP valve.
Raise lever and gently lower back down to see if TP will turn off
Replace TP valve.

If problem persists, re-post question with specifics about your tank: such as electric, or gas, and if unit has a blower on top, and if gas control valve is electronic or has a dial.

Aug 10, 2011 | Rheem Water Heaters

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I have a Rheem 40 gallon hot water heater which is about 2 years old. The drain valve drips a bit while the hot water heater is heating up the water and then stops once the water is heated up. What is the...


When you say drain valve, do you mean TP valve?
Two different things: -drain valve and -TP valve

-Drain valve is located near bottom of tank and has hose thread on end.
-TP valve is brass and is located on side of tank tank near top on , and has a pipe that runs down within 6" of floor, or pipe goes into a drain pipe. DO NOT CAP OFF TP VALVE because this is safety outlet that prevents extremely hot water from rupturing tank.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Leaking-water-heater.html

1) If drain valve located near bottom of tank is leaking, it can be capped with a garden hose cap from hardware store-home center. Thread cap on end of drain valve.

2) If TP valve is leaking.
a)Turn down thermostats on water heater
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-adjust-water-heater-temperature.html
b)Replace TP valve
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-replace-TP-valve.html
c) Install expansion tank on incoming cold water line
Buy expansion tank at hardware-home center-plumbing supply and tee straight out from cold water line and attach expansion tank. About the size of small football.
http://waterheatertimer.org/images/Expansion-Tank-1-82.jpg

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4) Mythbusters blows up a water heater for your enjoyment U-tube
Video shows that extraordinary pressure is needed to blow up heater.
This event has only been reported once in past 10 years that I have read, and it blew out side of home. Stats for this type event don't exist in insurance company records, so you are safe - just don't cap off TP valve.

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Jan 16, 2011 | Rheem 40 Gallon FVR NATGAS Low WATER...

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WATER IS DRIPPING FROM THE OUTLET VELVE LOCATED ON TOP WATER HEATER.


That sounds like the TP valve is leaking.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Water-heater-leaking.html

1) Leaking TP valve can be caused by defective TP valve
How to replace TP valve:
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-replace-TP-valve.html

2) TP valve can also be caused by overheated tank.
Turn down thermostat.
Install expansion tank on incoming cold water line.
Electric heater: thermostat or element may be bad and tank needs troubleshooting
Gas heater: thermostat is connected to gas valve and gas valve may need replacement.

3) First step is replace TP valve and see if that solves problem.

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Jan 03, 2011 | General Electric Water Heaters

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Have a GE GG40T6A gas hot water tank. Leaking really bad out of the pressure relief valve. It is a rental property, gas was off to the house (tenants moved out in the night). When the gas company turned...


12 year old water heater is getting near the end.
Some tanks last 20 years, but that's the exception.
To find exact age of your brand water heater:
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/WaterHeaterSerialNumberDecoder.pdf

Leaking TP valve:
1) Lift TP lever and gently lower back into position to see if that stops leak.
Occasionally something gets stuck in the valve.
2) Sometimes water heater temperature gets turned up because heater is not producing as much hot water as before, and higher temps cause TP to release pressure because of overheating.
Dial temperature down to 120 degrees.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-adjust-water-heater-temperature.html

3) If steps above don't fix problem, replace TP valve >> TP valves have 125 or 150 degrees rating >>> older tank shouldn't be running above 125 because higher temps cause more pressure on tank, so thermostat should be lower than 125 degrees TP rating.
Buy replacement TP at any hardware store + a roll of teflon tape to seal pipe threads.
Turn gas control to pilot ... this will keep pilot lit but burner will not fire.
Let water cool, and then drain some water out of tank.
If TP valve is on side of tank, then open drain on side of tank and drain water until it is lower than valve level. Open bathtub spigot to let air into line.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Water-heater-will-not-drain.html
Be careful around water that is higher than 120 degrees F >> you can get burned quickly >> apply cold water to any burn.
Use pipe wrench and unscrew TP valve counterclock-wise.
Install new TP and put teflon tape on threads.
Re-fill tank completely and open tub valve on hot side until water is running >> then turn gas control back to original position.
Do not fire up any water heater before tank is completely full of water or this could damage tank.

To read more preventative information about water heater leaks and age problems:
http://waterheatertimer.org/Water-at-bottom-of-water-heater.html

Nov 24, 2010 | General Electric GE SmartWater Household...

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