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I have a Whirlpool hot water heater, model #EE3Z50RD055V, 50 gal, approx. 5 years old. It has been leaking at the top regulator valve. An electrician replaced it, still leaked...took it back (thought perhaps a faulty valve), replaced it drained the heater to remove setiment, it is STILL LEAKING (about 3/4 bucket per day). Obviously when I turn the water and power off, it doesn't leak. WHY is is still leaking and what can be done??? Thank you, Jeannie

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Faulty, replace it because that leak has damaged the tank inside it must all rusty and will give up soon

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