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Insinkerator stainless tank does not have anode rod to protect from rusting. So these water heaters rust out at welds. And must be replaced. And this is frequent problem.
Copy following link for installing under-counter water heater and see manuals for various models available. Non-insinkerator water heaters have anode rod to protect from rusting:
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-install-under-counter-water-heater.html
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Make sure that there is no leaks traveling down the hoses or at the connections on the top. The tanks can leak, if you have the Stainless Steel tank the following information applies - Stainless Steel Tank: 3 years, with an extended service plan available when installed by an InSinkErator Pro Circle™ plumber. I you product is under warranty I believe that you can call the number that is printed on the tank and literature.

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When you cut the pipe it has to be cut square or it will leak . Try recutting the end of the pipe and then reinserting it. If this doesn't work then the only thing you can do is replace the fitting.

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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SOURCE: I have an insinkerator hot water dispenser with stainless steel tank, and the tank is now leaking. I'm wondering if it can be fixed or needs to be replaced

Replace water heater if tank wall is leaking.
These things have short warranty period.
Stainless steel will theoretically last longer, but steel tank water heaters have replaceable anode rod to prevent rust-out.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-install-under-counter-water-heater.html
http://waterheatertimer.org/Replace-anode-rod.html

Be sure to recycle the old metal.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-recycle-water-heater.html

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