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I have a rheem rr40-38m water heater. today it started leKING FROM THE VALVE ON THE BOTTOM where you would normally drain ity. i had a hose on the fitting. I tried to tighten it and broke the plastic fitting inside the heater. I can probably get the remains of the valve fitting out. Can I get a replacement fitting? Also what would cause this problem, we have very hard water here in calgary?

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Cause??? Yes you can get new water heater drain valves- pretty common - or use a 3/4x6 gal nip and any drain valve

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