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Water is leakinf from the inside of the heater when the pump is running

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Take the top part of the heater off, this will expose the manifold and heating coils. If you did not perform a good winterizing job the manifold cracked due to freezing water expanding.

This happened to me, I took the manifold off which is cast iron and took it to a welding shop, for $65 US dollars it was repaired, I reinstall everything and I'm up en running.

You can do this yourself if you have some basic tools.

All in all I spent $163 dollars getting my heater going. Its better then paying $1400 - $1500 for a new one.

At the end of the season I will be doing a better job getting the water out of the heater before first freeze.

Best of luck!

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