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Newly installed rinnai rhfe-1004fa gas heater will not start up

Unit operates for about 30 seconds and then shuts off and displays error code 99, which indicates a blocked flue.I reinstalled making sure all pipes are clear,but got the same result. I then tested for a bad thermal fuse, still with the same result. any ideas?

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What is error code 99 on my Rinnai energysaver wall heater


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Feb 18, 2015 | Rinnai RHFE-1004FA 38,400 BTU Energy Saver...

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Hi my panasonic CS-PS18NKQ is not working,timer indicator keep on blinking.


• To make a diagnosis
1. Timer LED start to blink and the unit automatically stops the operation.
2. Press the CHECK button on the remote controller continuously for 5 seconds.
3. "- -" will be displayed on the remote controller display. Note: Display only for "- -". (No transmitting signal, no receiving sound and no Power LED blinking.)
4. Press the "TIMER" or button on the remote controller. The code "H00" (no abnormality) will be displayed and signal will be transmitted to the main unit.
5. Every press of the button (up or down) will increase abnormality numbers and transmit abnormality code signal to the main unit.
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7. The breakdown diagnosis mode will be canceled by pressing the CHECK button continuously for 5 seconds or without any operation the remote control for 30 seconds.
8. The LED will be off if the unit is turned off or the
RESET button on the main unit is pressed.

When you have the error code, you can narrow down the problem.

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Hi I have a panasonic split air conditioner. It turns itself off immediately after turning on, the timer button then flashes and that's all.... I have checked for an error code it is H00. I have also made...


Hi Tania,
Have you gone through this checking sequence.? it's from a Panasonic a/c manual. It could be something as simple as a clogged filter. Once you have rectified the fault, you will probably have to clear the fault code as described at bottom below, before it will condescend to work again.
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  • Once error occurred during operation, the unit will stop its operation, and Timer LED blinks.
  • Although Timer LED goes off when power supply is turned off, if the unit is operated under a breakdown condition, the LED will ON again.
  • In operation after breakdown repair, the Timer LED will not blink. The last error code (abnormality) will be stored
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14.2.2 To Make a Diagnosis

  1. 1 Timer LED starts to blink and the unit automatically stops the operation.
  2. 2 Press the CHECK button on the remote control continuously for 5 seconds.
  3. 3 "- -" will be displayed on the remote control display.
    Note: Display only for "- -" (No signal transmission, no receiving sound and no Power LED blinking)
  4. 4 Press the TIMER ? or ? button on the remote control. The code "H00" (no abnormality) will be displayed and signal will be transmit to the main unit.
  5. 5 Each press of the button (? or ?) will increase error code number and transmit error code signal to the main unit.
  6. 6 When the latest abnormality code on the main unit and code
    transmitted from the remote control are matched, Power LED will
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  7. 7 The breakdown diagnosis mode will be canceled unless pressing the CHECK button continuously for 5 seconds or operating the unit for 30 seconds.
  8. 8 The LED will be off if the unit is turned off or the RESET button on the main unit is pressed.
14.2.3 To Display Memorized Error Code (Protective Operation)
  1. 1 Turn power on.
  2. 2 Press the CHECK button on the remote control
  3. 3 "- -" will be displayed on the remote control display. Note: Display only for "- -" (No signal transmission, no receiving sound and no Power LED blinking)
  4. 4 Press the TIMER ? or ? button on the remote control. The code "H00" (no abnormality) will be displayed
    and signal will be transmit to the main unit.
  5. 5 Each press of the button (? or ?) will increase error code number and transmit error code signal to the main
    unit.
  6. 6 When the latest abnormality code on the main unit and code transmitted from the remote control are matched,
    Power LED will light up for 30 seconds and a "beep" sound (continuously for 4 seconds) will be heard. If no
    codes are matched, Power LED will light up for 0.5 seconds and no sound will be heard.
  7. 7 The breakdown diagnosis mode will be canceled unless pressing the CHECK button continuously for 5
    seconds or operating the unit for 30 seconds.
  8. 8 The same diagnosis can be repeated by turning power on again.
14.2.4 To Clear Memorized Error Code after Repair (Protective Operation)

  1. 1 Turn power on (in standby condition).
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  3. 3 Press the CHECK button on the remote control for about 1 second with a pointed object to transmit signal to
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Why my unit keep shutting off after few seconds and then turbo light keep on flashing?


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My Rinnai 1004F giving me error code 99


This fusible link may be open. Try jumpering the two leads and see if the unit operates. If it does replace the fusible link. Do not operate the unit without the fusible link for an extended period. It is a safety device and is there for a reason. Hope this helps.

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Our rinnai R94LS will shut off after running several minuets and shows error code#10. I'll turn it off for several minutes and turn back on, run system for several minuets and it will shut off again and...


Tankless computer is not working.
Error 10 is blocked flue or inadequate air supply. Or failed PC motherboard, or failed sensor etc.
Get more fresh air to unit. Check if bird built nest on flue pipe. If flue exits side of house, look for obstructions nearby that can slow the exit of poisonous vent byproduct into the air you breathe. For example trash cans and boxes or parked car etc.
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Rinnai-installation-and-error-codes.pdf

Call service technician who is qualified to work on tankless computer. This will be a well-seasoned veteran of computer technology and plumbing expertise ... a plumber who knows how to fix computers lol.
This person will catch unit up on required yearly maintenance, and check specialized operation conditions needed for tankless computers to function properly.
If tankless computer is older than 5 years, then compare it to your 5-year old laptop, and assume same level of glitches and problems.

Solve any tankless problem yourself, today, for $385 by installing tank type heater from local box store:
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-install-gas-water-heater.html

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A/C runs fine for 7-8 minutes, then shuts off.


AHX18MEV
4 - 12
[8] SELF-DIAGNOSIS FUNCTION
1. Indoor unit
(AH-X18MEV, AH-X18MEV-1, AH-X24MEV, AH-X24MEV-1)
To display the self-diagnosis, hold down the AUX button for over 5 seconds on the indoor unit when the indoor unit is not operating.
• The operation lamp (red), timer lamp (orange) and Super jet lamp lighter) flash to indicate the information of malfunction.
(Display of self-diagnosis result)
The operation lamp (red) and the Super jet lamp (green) flash in synchronization with the timer lamp (orange).
(AH-XP18MV, AH-XP18MV-1, AH-XP24MV, AH-XP24MV-1)
To display the self-diagnosis, hold down the AUX button for over 5 seconds on the indoor unit when the indoor unit is not operating.
• The POWER CONSUMPTION indicator indicates the information of malfunction by showing the main category error (number) and the sub-category
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Example: Compressor high-temperature error
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Rinnai 1004 F Error Code 11


Code 11 is that the unit is trying to light but does not sense a flame after 5 seconds. Usually means you have run out of gas if you are bottled gas. Check your bottles are turned on if you are on LPG, you might need to change over manually. Have you anything else on gas?

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RHFE-1004FA 38,400 BTU Energy Saver Ductless Heater - LP Gas: water heater gives a code 12...


Error code 12 on a Rinnai means the unit lit, sensed a flame but then failed to sense it some time later whilst in operation. Most commen faults causing this are gas regulator based on LPG systems. The regualtor fails to let enough gas through to continue powering the burner. I did have another where the guy had put a natural gas model on LPG supplies, you didn't say if this fault was on a newly installed sysyem or not!
One other cause (not so well known) is if you when you get a 12 immeadiatly you turn the tap on. This is caused by a short circuit on the low voltage side of the heater. I'm guessing you have controllers to display the error code. I've had a few where a bit of DIY work has put a nail though a wire supplying the controller and caused a short. The wiring is only 12 volt so it doesnt blow any fuses. If you do have controllers, get a qualified person to remove the front of the heater and disconnect the controller lead from the circuit board, see if this stops the fault. If it does, try and find the short in the wire (even had rats cause this in one location)
If this doesnt work get the technician to check the overheat loom around the heat exchanger, this is another favorite place for the wiriing to short.

Happy hunting.

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