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Max temperature for Rinnai 556WT restricted to 74 degrees

The landlord recently installed these heaters throughout my apartment complex. Problem: the Max. settable temperature for my Rinnai 556WT heater seems to be restricted to 74 degrees. The user manual shows that it has an 80F to 60F temperature setting range. They probably set that restriction because they're footing the gas bill. How do I disable that temperature restriction? I looked in the manual and it doesn't mention anything about the possibility of restricting the maximum settable temperature. Please advise.

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There is no way to restrict the setting and keep it UL approved. If you cannot get the heater above a certain setting you have either too small of a heater, too much outside air entering the apartment or the gas pressures are not great enough.

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