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My heater I just installed it ran fine all day yesterday after installation but had to keep relighting hot water heater is on same propane feed separate line

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: starting a pilot light on a hot water heater

Hi blaineandhea,

I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.

Your statement is: You ran out of oil,so got more oil in tank.blead the lines.but now you cant get pilot to start

Every oil burner I ever worked on had a type of spark ignition. No standing pilot. If this is the case for you then the only reason it won't turn on is that the lines weren't properly bled. It only takes a little bubble to ruin the day. Don't be afraid to blead lots of oil, you should be catching it anyway to put back in the tank.

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Posted on Oct 13, 2008

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SOURCE: Hot water heater leaking at the top valvue

I believe the problem you had with the pop off valve is a one time thing since you said you just installed the water h eater

The pop off valve is a pressure relief valve that is activated by build up in the tank from excessive pressure either through too much heat or pressure which works by pressing aginst a spring loaded valve


If you go to the whater heater and look at the valve ther is a handle on it take your hand (stand clear of valve opening) and slowly pull it you will see water start to come out

More than likely a new valve could have had a piece of debris in it or was partially open
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If the heater was overheating the valve would stay open and you would see extremly hot water rushing out

I do not recommend that you replace the valve unless it continues


Good luck to you




Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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SOURCE: My Rheem Tankless Hot Water Heater is installed, but is it not attempting to start. The digital display keeps blinking 82, 0, 82 , 0 ...?

If this is a new board and Altidude chip with power on set dip switch 1 and 2 to on. Then press and hold adjust button until on board blinks fast then and you will see dashes on LCD display. Set dip switches 1 and 2 back to off. Turn on remote unit and you should see 100F. With any luck you are good to go.

Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: takes too long for hot water.

You need a recirculating line. You will have to hire a plumber to run a water line from the farthest fixture or to the fixture you are concerned about on the hot side and return it back to the water heater. this will cause hot water to constantly run throught the hot water line (via the recirculating line) and when you want to draw water from the fixture, you will already have hot water right at the line.
I know this works with standard tank water heaters, but it is a lil trickier with rinnai units(but very possible) if your plumber pleads the 5th and tries to sell you another unit call the Rinnai manufacturerand ask them how.

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Pilot will not relight properly

Hi,
The thermocouple needs to be replaced. That is what keeps the pilot light lit. The thermocouple is the little metal probe that sticks up into the pilot flame. Very easy to replace.

heatman101

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