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There should be a pipe that comes from the side or top of tank from a brass valve. This is a T&P valve.

Put a small bucket under this pipe and see if it fills up.

If it does, you will need to either replace the valve, install a PRV, or an expansion tank.

If the tank is leaking, you have to buy a new water heater. Tanks cannot be fixed.

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