Superstor indirect-fired water heater leak from aquastat
I am seeking help with diagnosing what the potential problem could be. About two days ago I noticed water dripping from what I believe is the aquastat connected to the hot water heater on the outside. I am attaching photos for reference. We live in southwestern Colorado (climate zone 7b, elevation 7700′) and getting proper professional advice can take a few days to a few weeks. I just want to see what I should do in the interim to prevent more costly damage from occurring. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
I should also include that it is gas. It is set to 120 degrees and the leak is coming from underneath the bottom metal plating.
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