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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
sounds like the circuit board is bad,, when you turn on the unit does the fan come on first if not you need a circuit board, depending on the age it might be cheaper to change the whole unit
Posted on Jun 21, 2009
SOURCE: need reset code for richmond
I am poting this here hopefully it will help someone else. I have a richmond 40 gallon power vent water heater and it was not working. It was flashing 2-3 on the LED. I used this procedure and it started up..
you can reset the control by unplugging the blower during start up, leave unplugged for at least 5 seconds, plug back in and within 30 seconds cycle temp control from hot to low 6 times.
Posted on Apr 13, 2010
SOURCE: i have a 75 gal.
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1) That being said, my research into FVIRs says you need a plumber when the FVIR trips.
2) The use-and-care manual for your model also says call a technician.
3) Buying replacement parts through a plumber is true for all water heaters except the Bradford White which has a resettable FVIR. BW is the only company with a re-settable FVIR, however the water heater market changes daily.
4) If the FVIR shorted and shut down the water heater, it probably saved a fire and maybe saved a life.
The following site says to call Rheem, who will tell you to call a local plumber.
The Rheem lineup of gas water heaters shows you have a 75 gallon tall heater:
The spec sheet for your model
The use and care manual has troubleshooting section > it says the combustion shut-off has to be inspected by qualified technician
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Posted on Nov 05, 2010
1) Rheem-Richmond does not post service manuals:
Copy following link to identify service manual by type of gas control valve:
2) For lockout, the air intake might be clogged or combustion parts dirty, causing overheating which will break TRD glass vial. Gas control may need to be replaced. Reset gas control by rotating knob to lowest temp for at least 6 seconds.
3) Call Rheem or local service tech.
Posted on Mar 10, 2013
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