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Noisy fan on Rinnai Galaxie 21 Heater

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The fan on my Rinnai Galaxie 21 Unflued is very loud and I was wondering where abouts to get a new one so I can swap it out??

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Have it checked properly - sometimes the reg won't open fully, but the heater will still run, but with improper combustion resulting in a funny smell.

Posted on Aug 16, 2009

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It may be, Rinnai suggests a maximum length of about 13 equivalent feet of venting including elbows. Add 6 feet for every 90 degree elbow. If the vent is longer than this it is taxing the combustion fan motor and it will start giving you error codes and will not ignite. Remove the trim panel from behind the heater and find the flexable air intake pipe. Temporally remove it from a fitting and test the unit a few times to see if the unit starts quieter. This procedure will be taking room air into the heater for combustion and circumventing the direct vent feature of the heater, not a fix. Have you had the gas pressure tested? It gould be that! You may wish to consider relocating the heater and fire your installation contractor for putting you in this predicament, not Rinnai.

Posted on Nov 05, 2009

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if you google your heater you can find the fault codes and print them off ,they will tell what is wrong and if you need a tech call

Posted on May 19, 2010

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Tracey, the following is a link to the Owner's Manual for your heater. You can download and print it for future reference.

http://www.rinnai.com.au/images/stories/operating_instructions/Heating/Portables/CI_Avenger_Blaze_Dynamo_Enduro.pdf


Hope this helped you ... Cheers!

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