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Rinnai re-813 pms gas heater turns off after few minutes

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SOURCE: Rinnai Econoheat 850 gas heater

Hi Daryl,

It needs a service. The jets carbon up and when they heat up they stop the gas getting through. If you take it to a Gas Shop they will charge you around 90-00 to service it and all they will do is blow it out with compressed air. If you can get hold of an Air Compressor with an Air Blower on the end you can blow it out yourself. Remove the Gas Hose from the back and place the Air Blower into the hole where the gas goes through and hold down the ignitor switch to open up the jets. Give it a good blow out. Once you have done that give the candles a blow as they eget dirty also. You will see a white dust more than likely come out of them. If you want to give it a good clean out remove the cowling and clean (blow out) the inside of the Heater. The cowling from memory has only about 6 or 8 screws holding it on. That should take the top and sides off. I can't remember if you can remove the lower vent on that model - if so it will only be either 2 or 4 screws. Hope this Helps.


Posted on Jun 21, 2008

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SOURCE: rinnai natural gas log fire heater

12 is a fault code, look in the book if you have if, i think 12 is no or low gas pressure, cheers

Posted on Feb 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Rinnai 2001 Gas Heater - turn off

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SOURCE: My Rinnai Spectrum 28 Gas

Most of these brands of heaters do not last more than 300 hours. if found to be operating fine most of the time I have found faulty gas regulators attached to the feed line to the valve causing the shutdown.

Posted on Apr 13, 2011

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SOURCE: My Rinnai Spectrum 28 Gas

Other than a dust issue (clogged filter)., there are several things that could cause the unit to automatically shut OFF.

  • It's reached the temperature you have it set for and it automatically cycles to OFF.
  • The unit is overheating and the heater's overload switch is shutting it OFF.
  • The Flue may be clogged or partially clogged.
  • The flame failure device is faulty and needs to be cleaned or replaced
  • Low gas pressure.
In case you have misplaced your Owners Manual, I have included a link to it, that you can download and print for future reference. The manual should help you to continue to troubleshoot the problem.

Hope this helped to solve the problem.

Posted on Apr 13, 2011

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