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Rheem 50 gallon Guardian" gas/electric water heater is run on gas. I just went into the garage and its making a weird noise. It appears that there is a mist coming from the top of the unit into a funnel shaped metal piece. From the mist there are rivlets of water running downthe side into the pan. It is properly draining. What do I do?

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Sounds like you have a hole in your tank or a leak on the connections at the top, might be a bad heater. if it's new call rheem and get it warrentied!

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Is the noise when the water is running or when the burner is running???

If it is just the water then the noise often is the flow checks inside the tubes going to and from the heater...

If it is the burner, then the noise could be the gas going through the gas valve...a bit of moisture or dirt can sometimes cause noises...usulally will correct its self after a bit of time...no worry...

poping crackling sounds and such are common with mineral builsup in the bottom of the heater....
Flush the heater and get the dirt out....

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sometimes the gas properties will cause the gas to make noises when going through the gas orifice into the burner... usually this is air or a LP air mixture known as "citigas" that will burn like natural gas but really isn't and it will make noises such as your are describing...again no problem...

Ultimately the noise you hear is not a problem but can be irritaing if the heater is where you can hear it easily...

Feel free to comment back if you have any more questions...

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Stop wondering, replace the thing and your troubles will be over. Your troubles are inside the tank and not worth even giving it another thought. Go for it!

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