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My water heater codes out on c713,miss placed my manual,what is that code

Best water heater i ever had,owned about 6 yrs with not a single problem,started tripping out with a c713 code

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SOURCE: Paloma tankless, gas, water heater, error code C7 76

If you look on the left hand side of the burner control module you'll see 4 capacitors - the capacitors have most likely failed...pretty sure anything code 76 is P/S failure. It may also be covered for manufactures defects. If the cap is blown..the top will be slightly raised as apposed to flat like the other nearby caps - they are called top blow capacitors...the damage should be evident.

Posted on Nov 01, 2009

SOURCE: The water heater cuts off

I am a free answerer, and I specialize in giving you resources for free
The paid answerers may have a person who knows your product and the error codes
The manual will also have the error codes.
The person who installed the unit will also know the error codes (or should know)
Each day I see 20-25 unanswered questions about tankless water heaters.
The number of questions shows the complexity of the machines, and the inability of the manufactures to take care of their customers.
The manufacturer will refer you to the installer.

http://www.thetankatwaterheaterrescue.com/forums/forum3/

http://www.rheem.com/products/tankless_water_heaters/
The link above goes to Rheem tankless water heaters
Click on a product and it opens a page showing many tankless models
Click 'more information' and another page opens with spec sheets and other pdf
Not surprisingly there are no troubleshooting steps or troubleshooting flowcharts
There are plenty of ways to buy a tankless
There are not many ways a do-it-yourselfer can fix a tankless

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I am a free answerer, and I specialize in giving you resources for free
The paid answerers may have a person who knows your product and the error codes
The manual will also have the error codes.
The person who installed the unit will also know the error codes (or should know)
Each day I see 20-25 unanswered questions about tankless water heaters.
The number of questions shows the complexity of the machines, and the inability of the manufactures to take care of their customers.
The manufacturer will refer you to the installer.

http://www.thetankatwaterheaterrescue.com/forums/forum3/

http://www.rheem.com/products/tankless_water_heaters/
The link above goes to Rheem tankless water heaters
Click on a product and it opens a page showing many tankless models
Click 'more information' and another page opens with spec sheets and other pdf
Not surprisingly there are no troubleshooting steps or troubleshooting flowcharts
There are plenty of ways to buy a tankless
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