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I have a Rheem 50 Gal. Power Vent 2 hot water tank (Model PVS50) and it just stopped working. It is probably about six or so years old. There is a "steady red light" on that indicates that the "control" must be replaced. Is the "control" a module? Is a replacement easy to find and install? Any advice for the DIYer, or should I call in an expert? Thx, Don

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I would recommend calling a pro. the power vented units can be difficult to work on. And parts usually have to be ordered.

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Don, if you have done this before go for it. If not call a pro,you will thank yourself later!

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