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The fact it is leaking from both top & bottom would make me think the elements are not snug enough. For both threaded "sockets" to have defective...
And just another tip when installing a replacement.
Obtain a drain valve ( full 3/4 " ball valve ) that is specifically made to flush sediment and...
Time to change the Sharkbite connectors. There are dozens of posts "on black particles in our water" .
Got mine on Amazon.
Comes 2 inch or 3 inch shank...
That should be fine ....... Just be sure you have ceiling clearance for the 45" overhead ( 8'9" ceiling ? ) to get the rod in.
The 3/4 NPT...
Beyond my ability to understand ...... but then again almost everything I'm witnessing these days has me stymied.
Here is a website with loads of info on water heaters & anode rods. The anodes that are combo are a difficult item to replace. Certainly do not...
Need more information such as the type and maker of your heater. As Reach4 mentions ... the anode could be attached to the hot side exit.
The cycle stop valve is the perfect / best solution. I'm installing my second one on my "other" well this week.
Looks like you're correct as usual. The literature says it has a (tiny) built in pressure tank. All new system to me.
Have you checked the pressure tank.
The tank air pressure should be set 2 psi lower than the pump switch "on" is set for ........ if your switch...
They warrant the unit the first year on "parts" and the balance on how long they calculate it will take for the tank to rust out. For the...
Too many unknowns
Gas or Electric
On a well or municipal system
How old is the heater
Tank ever serviced
As dj2 mentioned ... sediment on the...
Thanks for providing the update.
Called a basin wrench