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Looking for the rheem part number for the hot surface ignitor for model number pvw50

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Look on johnstone supply co. they might show what you are looking for.

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Error code on rheem water heater

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Page 31 of manual above shows troubleshooting when experiencing six flashes. It shows a possible problem with gas supply, or a faulty pilot that needs to be replaced.

You may need another technician to repair it.

Gas leaks can be dangerous, and even cause *****, so you are advised to seek assistance to repair it soon.

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Looking for a hot surface ignitor part number. York propane furnace model P2UDD20P13301C. I do not have the old ignitor.

Go to a local heating and air conditioning wholesale parts supply and sales point and they should be able to get you an OEM or an aftermarket part OR go to a rheem rudd distributor or supply and service point

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Rheen PVW50 Hot Water Heater Making Buzzing Noise and Doesn't Light

Why is it always Rheem problems?
Every water heater problem is Rheem.
And Rheem doesn't post any service manuals, like the other two big manufacturers, AO Smith-American, and Bradford White.

Copy following link for troubleshoot by gas control valve.

Scroll up and find pressure switch heading among links.

You can install gas control valve yourself.

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We have a 10 year old Rheem PVW50 Power Vented water heater that works on gas. The last couple of days it has been giving out problems. It will not maintain hot water in the tank. I restarted it and...

The igniter is glowing, but no gas ignites?
So either the gas is entering combustion chamber and not lighting because igniter is positioned incorrectly -or- no gas is entering combustion chamber because air in gas line or bad gas control valve thermostat or gas line is clogged.
When you 'restart' the water heater, somehow you are getting gas to the burner and it is igniting.
I'm not sure what the flame switch is. If the ECO was cut out, the gas control valve would not send power to the igniter and there would be no gas available for 'restart.'
I would adjust location of igniter, check if gas is entering combustion chamber, clean the gas line to the burner, and bleed gas line for air, but another suspect could be the gas control valve thermostat.
Identifying numbers are usually on side of gas valve.
Open following link to help identify gas valve:

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"RUUD Achiever 90 Plus" Propane

Hello bikejocky,

MOST LIKELY you have a "hot surface" element
with a tiny crack in it...
About 25 years ago... I put one of my poor abused
fingers on the element to see if it was at all warm...
In so doing I touched the spot where the crack was...
and it did INDEED have a full 120 volt, 60 cycle AC
current waiting for my FINGER to complete the
circuit... (not a recommended procedure)

My 25 year old RHEEM... finally kicked it.
I keep spares... and bought 2 more when I used
the last

Since these parts are pretty cheap... I get spares
62 22868 93 Rheem 62 22868 93 Hot Surface Ignitor

Take a look... There are two basic configurations

The WISEST APPROACH is to use a "meter"
to verify the "line current" is present (not finger)
and check the "SURFACE" for continuity.

Once you copy the number DIRECTLY from
YOUR OWN part... look it up... internet... eBay
and AMAZON (like Robert Shaw #41-408).

>> It is the plug & mount that is important...!!

(consider that spare you always wanted
(If you get it... you will probably never need it)).


The cycling limit & fan
(never touched a RUUD... (so... I presume)) is to clear accumulated GAS FUMES to avoid any explosive

I do know RHEEM... (ERGO... I have every confidence)
((RHEEM & RUUD, in my opinion, are design twins)).

Carnac the Magnificent

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Carrier Weathermaker 8000 ignitor won't glow...

Hi, If you can take a good light and just look at the glow end of the hot surface ignitor, 95% of the time you will be able to see where the break is on the glow surface. If you have excess to a electrical meter, you would unplug the hot surface ignitor, that is the correct name for it and set the meter for continuity. Touch each lead from meter to each wire and you will show a reading of some kind if it is good, and nothing if it is open or burned out. If you are lighting it by hand (dangerous) it shows that the inducer motor, flame sensor, and main gas valve are in good shape. I know when its cold you have to do what it takes. If the main controller which may be a control circuit board with a red led light on it, or it may be a blue, or gray, white control box with wiring going to it with markings such as TH, TR, C, MGV, PV, Ect. on it and would be right where you are working to light the pilot manually. If it runs when you light it by hand, the control box is good or it would lock out when you would light it. Check out that hot surface ignitor/ glow plug. The part number is imprinted on it. It is either a 120 volt or may be 24 volt hot surface ignitor as some models have one or the other. A tip when installing the new one. Do not touch the surface end that glows with your fingers in anyway, as the oil from your fingers will cause it to burn in half! What happens to these hot surface ignitor is dust settles on them over time and causes them to burn in have or a crack in them. Rheem and Ruud units came out with there's mounted in a horizontal position and they kept burning out fast as dust would build fast. They finally come up with a bracket to mount it in a vertical position and solved this problem. Anyway, unplug it, pull it out and inspect it very good for any signs of a tiny crack or what ever. Ohm it out if you have a meter. You can buy one at a appliance parts house and they are very reasonable. Please keep me posted on what you find. I will be here for help. I wish you the best as I know you can do this.

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