20 Most Recent Rheem 82V40-2 Fury Electric Residential Water Heater, 40 Gal Questions & Answers

call in a plumber
there is a rubber gasket/seal that seal the element off at the tank opening and the element may be loose
however as this a "live" electrical area it is not for diy intereference but for professional expertise
another point is this --if the tank is copper or steel , electrolysis from the electric element can eat /rust away the tank in this area and the fix for that is a new tank
as I stated call a plumber and get a proper diagnosis and a quote

Rheem 82V40-2... | Answered on Jul 24, 2016

Modern water heaters are well insulated to the point that adding additional insulation is not beneficial. Some units may also suffer from a blanket blocking air vents or causing condensation build up.

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Rheem 82V40-2... | Answered on Jan 12, 2015

Replace heating elements can be found at amazon, click here and take a look: Amazon com rheem heating element . I hope this was helpful... cheers

Rheem 82V40-2... | Answered on Dec 16, 2014

Add an extrol expansion tank to the piping. You can get one for about thirty dollars from the hardware store.

Rheem 82V40-2... | Answered on Dec 13, 2014

Element change on electric water heater?


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Rheem 82V40-2... | Answered on Dec 08, 2014

Which type of tankless water heater do you have? The Rheem Professional Prestige gas tankless water heater gives error 11 if the gas valve isn't fully open. See the manual here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/WebPartners/ProductDocuments/C5D97959-73D7-4482-9242-83DCE78310C8.pdf . For this water heaters, the first option to check that the gas valve is fully open. If the valve is fully open at the water heater, you may need a technician to check the regulator for your gas line. Every once in a while, I have to contact the gas technician from my local propane dealer to adjust or replace the regulator. It's time to call when the gas appliances have ignition problems due to dirt in the regulator.

On another model, https://s3.amazonaws.com/WebPartners/ProductDocuments/7E641D99-EAB1-49E9-8F8A-53AA99F8E0BE.pdf, the error 11 indicates that the unit could not ignite after 10 tries. This can result from low gas pressure (the regulator issue I noted above), a problem with the igniter (power or oxidation on the spark igniter), an issue with the gas valve wire, an issue with the flame detection sensor or the main control.

I hope this helps. Note: I've found a number of appliance repair technicians who don't handle gas line problems.

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Rheem Water... | Answered Yesterday

Rheem fault code 11 - No ignition. Check to make sure there is gas to the unit and that the pressure is correct. Ensure the ignitor is operational before calling for service. Rheem fault code 16 - This is an over temperature warning which could indicate a possible clogged heat exchanger.

Rheem Water... | Answered on Sep 11, 2020

also check water flow if not enough will not light

Rheem Water... | Answered on Sep 11, 2020

power correct --water flow /pressure correct -filter clogged if just put in go thru the troubleshooting list in owners manual https://www.manualagent.com/rheem/tankless-electric-rte-13/use-and-care-manual

Rheem Water... | Answered on Apr 19, 2020

It is unlikely to be the hot water heater causing the smell, it is more likely the input (the well water) having excess sulfur, bacteria and/or organic material

Because it sits in the tank longer, the smell accumulates. If it is a bacterial source, the hot water tank may be a breeding ground for anerobic bacteria. Draining and doing a disinfect with Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) is the easiest and safest step



Rheem Water... | Answered on Nov 13, 2019

i don't know. be very careful when working with propane.
if this happened to my freezer, i'd guess it was the thermostat. if safe and accessable, consider turning off
fuel supply. if adjustable, mark where thermost's setting is.
turn thermostat down and up or hot and cold a few times.
set the thrmostat at a few degrees lower than the mark.. restart the heater and see if tank will now provide constant hot water.

Rheem Water... | Answered on Oct 12, 2019

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