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How do I convert a Rinnai Convector 417 flueless space heater from LG to NG?

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With a conversion kit sold at the place that sells the heaters .

Posted on Apr 14, 2015

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How can I clean inside a rinnai convector 417 gas heater


http://rinnai.co.nz/tradesmart/upload/files/productfile/portable_convector_rce417_operation_and_installation.pdf

Beside cleaning the filters with a vacuum, There are no instructions on how to clean the inside of the heater. The back and front panels would need to be removed. Unless you are confident to remove the panels, just blow it out as you ahve done and make sure the filters are clean.









May 03, 2014 | Heating & Cooling

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How do I clean inside my rinnai convector 417?


The owner's manual at http://rinnai.co.nz/tradesmart/upload/files/productfile/portable_convector_rce417_operation_and_installation.pdf on page 10 says to vacuum both filters weekly. It also warns not to wait for the filter lamp to come on since overheating may occur.

May 03, 2014 | Rinnai Water Heaters

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What does it take to convert a Rinnai R75LS water heater from propane to natural gas?


Contact Rinnai.
Gas control valve is different, burner is different, burner and gas valve must match, threads are regular instead of reverse, dip switches probably have to be changed since combustion of NG is not as hot. Maybe different sensors. Pressures are lower with NG.

Mar 28, 2013 | Rinnai Water Heaters

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I have a Convector 417 RC-417-80 that starts fine but after about 5 minutes stops working. Any ideas?


Steve, there are a several of basic things that can cause this problem.

1. Air filter is clogged. Turn electrical part of unit OFF, Remove and Clean Filter, if necessary.

2. Air intake obstruction. Look for air intake obstruction around the front of the heater.

3. If your unit is a flue-less heater, Oxygen Depletion Sensor (ODS) may be partially clogged with
dust, link or pet air. Clean Pilot Assembly using canned compressed air with a straw nozzle (like
you clean your computer with).

4. Gas pressure fluctuation to the heater. This will require a service call from an authorized Rinnai
Service Technician,

Hope this helped you to troubleshoot and solve the problem.

Jul 11, 2011 | Rinnai Heating & Cooling

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Evening, Rinnai Convector 417 - the two flames on the right hand side panel are on - heater tries to light but switches off before igniting we have cleaned the filters - seems to be no spark


There are about 8 reasons why this is happening. Rater than going into each and every one, I have included a link to an Owners Manual, that under the Troubleshooting Sections (pages 12 & 13) it will provide you with the scenario and how to solve the problem. This manual may not be the exact same one as your heater, but they all work the same and have the same problems.

http://www.rinnai.us/documentation/downloads/RHF265-1091X0101_202FTA_265FTA_Manual.pdf

Hope this helps you to further troubleshoot and solve the problem.

Apr 27, 2011 | Rinnai Heating & Cooling

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Shuts house circuit breaker off shuts house circuit breaker off


Breakers can get worn out and trip when they didn't earlier.The wires to the breaker can work loose over time.

Apr 24, 2010 | Heating & Cooling

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Need to convert rinnai convector 417 gas heater from propane to natural gas, are the nozzles available?


Rinnai New zealand conversion kit number, R1852.

VERY complicated - get a qualified gasfitter to do it.

Jun 10, 2009 | Rinnai Vent Free Gas Heater/

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After 1 min,it signals and blow the cold air.


sound like a high limit problem check any filters

May 07, 2009 | Heating & Cooling

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RINNAI CONVECTOR 417 Natural gas heater 17.5 MJ Wanting to know if this is a decent model. Anything that may cause you to avoid buying this model? And about how old would this model be?


The 417 service manual is dated 2003, so they're no more than 7 years old.  You can download the operation & service manuals here:

www.rinnaisales.co.nz/tradesmart/rinnai2/pdfs/installations/161.pdf
www.rinnaisales.co.nz/tradesmart/rinnai2/pdfs/service_info/161.pdf

May 06, 2009 | Heating & Cooling

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