Originally Posted by dennis429
Getting ready to go on a trip this week so I turned on my hot water heater and now the pressure release value is dripping water after it heated up any ideas why it would do that
The seal in it might have deformed a bit, or possibly a bit of trash got caught in it. Turn the heater off, open a tap, then lift the lever and try rotating the lever a bit, then flip it back down. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. They aren't outrageously expensive to replace ~$35 or so.