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Rheem 40 gal electric water heater model 71-40sB

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gary1121

gary miller

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SOURCE: Rheem 40 gal power vent gas water heater shows code 42

you plugged it in and the fan started or you unplugged it and the fan started,,the fan will come on first before the unit will inginte to take out the excess gas, if it didn't lite then the ignitor might not be working there are 2 swithces on the unit one on the fan and one by the gas valve make sure they are both on and make sure the gas it also turned on.

Posted on May 30, 2009

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HANK MCNEIL

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SOURCE: I have a Rheem glas fury model 22-40 gas water - leaking

once they leak it's time for a new water heater. ther is no way to repair a tank leak

Posted on Oct 23, 2009

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Anonymous

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SOURCE: TRYING TO REPLACE MY OLD RHEEM WATER HEATER MODEL

I would say your water heater is from the fury series; new model number 82V52-2. I've included a link with my solution that you should take a look at. You could also look at water heaters of a different brand if this one isn't available in your area. Kenmore, GE, and Hotpoint are all very good brands of water heaters.

http://www.rheem.com/product.aspx?id=09DF2BDD-5E11-4D32-B574-84ACFB8A4619

Posted on May 25, 2010

Anonymous

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SOURCE: RHEEM 40 GAL ELEC TALL Water Heater 6YR SC 82VH402: my rheem 81sv40d water heater quit heating water. ...

I have the same problem about every 3-4 months. Mine is also about 10 or 11. It is usually the sediment at the bottom that causes this. Once the plumber flushes it, it works again. My problem is that I dont know how he did it and the vavle is at the floor level. I am never home when it is repaired. Regular maintenance (flushing) is how you avoid this from reoccurring. That is, if that is the cause of your issue.

Posted on Feb 04, 2011

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Date of manufacture 81v400, serial r1194849014


1) Rheem 81V40 electric water heater ... manufactured pre 2009 ... posted serial number does not match manufacturer
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Find-Age-of-water-heater.pdf
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/Rheem-Ruud-2009-water-heater-parts-by-model-number.pdf page 5

2) Possible date of manufacture 11-1994

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How can i install my hot water heater model 71-408 b


71-408 is probably electric water heater.
Unknown brand, unknown type.
Water heater comes with product manual with step-by-step instructions.
Example instructions:
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/How-to-install-electric-water-heater.pdf

If this is under-counter model:
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-install-under-counter-water-heater.html

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Oct 25, 2012 | Rheem 40 GAL ELEC TALL Water Heater 6YR SC...

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I have a Rheem model 71-308. It only has a lower access panel. How do I access the upper heating element?


If your heater only has one access panel, then it only has one element. These are mostly in the 30 gal. electric models.

Oct 30, 2011 | Rheem 40 GAL ELEC TALL Water Heater 6YR SC...

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Where is water shut off valve for Rheem 40 gal electric water heater?


The water does not have a shutoff valve. The valve should have been separately installed, usually directly above the water heater on the cold water line.

Gary

Sep 25, 2011 | Rheem 40 GAL ELEC TALL Water Heater 6YR SC...

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I need to adjust water temperature, and dont have a manual. i have a 81v40d C model , 40 gal electric.


Hi,

Here is a tip that I wrote to help people understand how to adjust the temperature on their electric hot water heater.

Electric Hot Water Heater Temperature Adjustment
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