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Do you have the error codes for a rheem 43vp50e2 power vent water heater?

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SOURCE: tankless water heater error code 11

I was having the same problem untill I reallized it was my venting system. Test the water heater with no vent on top. Disconnect the vent pipe from the water heater and try turning on the hot water. the water heater needs a special adapter to vent the direct vent water heater. One other thing you can check is the gas pressure in your home. You have to have between 7 and 8 WC (water Column) for the tankless water heaters. You can call your gas supplier to find out what you have.

Posted on Jul 04, 2009

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SOURCE: rheem model 41vrp40n power vent water heater won't

"Pres sw open" means there is insufficient air flow. either the vent if blocked, or the blower turns too slow/ or died.

Posted on Feb 12, 2010

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SOURCE: Rheem Power Vent 2 water heater is flashing 4

The flashing light is a trouble sequence light. Find your manual to see what 4 flashes means. It's usually attached to the side of the water heater tank. Try a quick fix by unplugging the power vent and see what happens.

Posted on May 15, 2010

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SOURCE: rheem gas tankless water heater with error code c4 13

problem is inside burner compartment o2 sensor dirty or block..need to have a qualify technician clean it.

Posted on Jul 31, 2010

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SOURCE: Error code 13 (air flow) tankless H20 Rheem

I have the RTG-53DVN, it too is an overly sensitive peice of ****. It worked for about 2 years, then started throwing errors. Had a plumber come out to look at it. He spent a lot of time on the phone on hold with Rheem, then they finally just overnighted a new circuit board. Well, that worked for about 3 weeks and now I have a brand new error code. What a peice of dung. Save yourself the frustration and do not buy a rheem.

Posted on Oct 17, 2010

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Pressure switch failed to open


1) Copy following links:
Troubleshoot by type of gas control valve.
Also Scroll up and look on right side for Pressure switch troubleshoot resources.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-troubleshoot-gas-water-heater.html#intellivent

2) Post question on pro water heater forum:
http://www.thetankatwaterheaterrescue.com/forums/forum3/

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RichmondG40PVpower vent gas water heater


1) Type and brand water heater unknown.
Copy following link for Rheem-Richmond tankless error codes:
http://waterheatertimer.org/Troubleshoot-Rheem-Tankless-water-heater.html

2) Question posted under Richmond tank-type power vent.
Error code 24 appears to be Rheem-Richmond tankless water heater.

3) Add a comment with more information about type, brand, age of water heater including what you have tried so far.

4) Call service technician to catch up on required yearly maintenance.

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The indicator light stays on our PVS50 water heater.


You have the Robershaw wiper gas control valve.
Here are error codes and troubleshoot table for that gas control.
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Robert-shaw-gas-control-error-codes-1610.pdf
Here is general service manual for power vent water heaters.
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Power-vent-water-heater-service-manual.pdf
Here is general parts list for that water heater, 2009:
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Rheem-power-vent-RS-parts.pdf

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Rheem model 41vrp40n flashes twice and stops working


Error code means that you have electronic gas control valve.

Copy following link to identify gas control valve, read error code meanings for each, and download service manual relevant to each gas control, but not specifically Rheem since rheem does not post service manuals.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-troubleshoot-gas-water-heater.html#intellivent

The fact that water heater restarts, means that water heater is getting gas, getting sufficient air for combustion, thermister is ok, gas pressure is good, etc.
The fact that you unplug and replug water heater and it works, shows that you have power vent model.
Since water heater worked correctly before, 2 flashes with Rheem power vent model could mean that pressure switch has failed.

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The computer code 14 comes up on the computer what does that mean.


Before calling Rheem or service technician, open following link for troubleshoot resources including error codes, Rheem chat, typical required maintenance manual, and possible product manual:
http://waterheatertimer.org/Troubleshoot-Rheem-Tankless-water-heater.html
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Tankless-maintenance.pdf

Error codes are start point for troubleshoot.
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/ErrorcodeTroubleshooting.pdf
Error 14 is 'overheat wrap fault.'
This can include venting problem, failed heat exchanger, bad safety circuit, gas problem.
Rheem does not have a service manual posted for this specific problem.

Additional information: Tankless water heaters consume large amounts of gas during combustion. The combustion burns away hydrogen and the remaining poisonous byproduct is vented into the atmosphere at each home day and night.
Byproduct includes acidic water vapor that condenses along the vent pipe and drips back down vent.
Each tankless vent pipe has a drain line that directs acidic water into household drain.
If this drain line becomes clogged, or if vent was not installed correctly, then water drips down into heat exchanger and can erode or crack exchanger.
The typical maintenance manual above shows steps that can solve many tankless problems before they happen.

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No hot water error codes 76, C4,C7


Before calling service tech, open following links for Rheem troubleshoot resources including rheem chat, error codes, possible maintenance and service manual.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Troubleshoot-Rheem-Tankless-water-heater.html

Error codes are considered start-point for troubleshooting.
Multiple error codes can mean PC board failure.
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Rheem-error-code-C7-76.pdf
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Error-code-13.pdf
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Tankless-maintenance.pdf

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HOW TO RESET CODE 1L


Open cover.. find buttons min/max press nim then press mas and then hold min and max presses for 5 seconds or so. Power off controller and power back on..You have reset your fault code til next time. Rheem is poor on info and poorer yet on service..Good luck

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Rheem tankless water heater eco180-dvn has flash error code 13. Any solution? Called Rheem, only said venting problem, wouldn't provide the next step. Thank you.


Rheem wants customers to call trained service technician since error codes are start-place for troubleshooting, and problems can be combination of issues.
Risk of CO poisoning from improper vent, or clogged drain line causing damage to heat exchanger, and risk of homeowner working on complicated gas-burning appliances are reasons why Rheem instruction manuals recommend yearly maintenance by trained technician.
That maintenance would typically cover most common error code issues, and homeowner could gather tips and information from service tech.
Open following links for Rheem troubleshooting resources:
http://waterheatertimer.org/Troubleshoot-Rheem-Tankless-water-heater.html
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Error-code-13.pdf

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