Water Heater Technical Bulletins

Water Heater Technical Bulletins

1200 Common Bulletins


1201 – Anode Rods and Cathodic Protection

1201 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Describes how an anode rod protects the inside of the water heater. Also refer to doc # 1219.

1202 – How to Flush a Residential Water Heater

1202 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Procedures for flushing a residential gas or electric water heater to remove sediment.

1203 – Percentage of Hot and Cold Water Mix

1203 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “When you take a shower, do you know how much is hot water and how much is cold water? This bulletin will show you.”

1204 – Sizing of a Residential Water Heater

1204 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “Explains “”peak hour demand”” and shows how to calculate the size of a water heater for your family.”

1205 – Water Heater Safety

1205 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Some general safety precautions for both gas and electric water heaters.

1206 – Smelly Water and the Rotten Egg Odor

1206 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Explains the incidence of smelly water and how to control it.

1207 How to Read Rheem/Ruud Serial Numbers

How to Read Rheem/Ruud Serial Numbers
ABSTRACT: How to locate and interpret the Rheem/Ruud serial numbers. Also includes the new serial number conventions effective April 2012.

1208 – Submerged Water Heaters

1208 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: What to do if your water heater is submerged in water.

1209 – Thermal Expansion

1209 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Thermal Expansion

1210 – Water Chemistry

1210 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Explains the aggressive effects of water inside a water heater. Explains commonly found minerals.

1211 – Draw Test and Flow Rates

1211 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Conducting a draw test will validate if the heater is working properly.

1212 – Formulas and Facts

1212 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “Basic computations for energy costs, gallons per hour recovery, and electrical formulas that apply to water heaters.”

1213 – First Hour Delivery

1213 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: First Hour Delivery (or sometimes called first hour rating) is a term that describes the performance capability of the water heater.

1214 – Heat Trap Fitting

1214
ABSTRACT: 1214 – Heat Trap Fitting

1215 – How to Read an Energy Guide Label

1215 Technical Bulletins
ABSTRACT: There is a big yellow Energy Guide label on every Rheem-Ruud residential water heater sold. Here is how to read the label and do some comparison shopping.

1216 – What Does Energy Factor Mean?

1216 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Explains the definition of energy factor; how it is computed and how to use the EF when comparison shopping.

1217 – Dissolved Gasses and Milky Water

1217 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: The amount of gas that water can hold is decreased as the temperature of the water increases. This bulletin explains why.

1218 – Automatic Shut Off and Safety Valves

1218 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Automatic shut off valves for the gas supply line and the incoming water line can assist in the prevention of dangerous situations inside the home.

1220 – Temperature and Pressure Relief Valves

1220 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “Temperature and Pressure Relief Valves, also called T&P valves, are emergency safety limit devices that will prevent or relieve overheated water and pressure.”

1222 – Water Hammer

1222 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Water Hammer – a loud banging noise created when a hot or cold water valve is turned off quickly.

1223 – How to Diagnose a Leaking Water Heater

1223 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Sequence of steps to help determine if your water heater has a tank leak.

1224 – Private Drinking Water Wells

1224 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Approximately 23 million people in the U.S. obtain water from their own private drinking water supplies.

1225 – Residential Hot Water Return Circulation Systems

1225 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Residential hot water return circulating systems are systems that circulate hot water through the copper piping so that hot water is nearly instantaneous at the point of use.

1226 – How to Choose and Purchase a Water Heater

1226 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “Rather than be faced with making an emergency purchase to replace your water heater, this bulletin may help you become skilled at what your options are.”

1227 – Plumbing Cross-Over

1227 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: A plumbing cross over is a condition whereby cold water is allowed to flow into the hot water system.

1228 – Hard Water and Water Softeners

1228 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Perhaps you have on occasion noticed mineral deposits on your cooking dishes or rings of insoluble soap scum in your bathtub and faucet fixtures.

1229 – How to Replace a Drain Valve

1229 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Procedures for replacing the drain valve on a water heater.

1230 – Estimated Annual Cost of Operation

1230 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: You can calculate the estimated yearly cost of operation for a water heater by using one of the following formulas.

1231- Installation – Series and Parallel

1231 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: There are two methods of manifold installation: series and parallel. Manifold means to pipe together with several apertures that make multiple connections.

1232 How to Replace the Anode Rod

1232 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to replace the anode rod

1233 How to Replace a Temperature and Pressure Relief Valve

1233 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to Replace a Temperature and Pressure Relief Valve

1297 – Energy Efficiency Compliance Certificate

1297 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “This certificate applies to Rheem, Ruud, and Richmond brand water heaters.”

1298 – Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act

1298 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Compliance statement for the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act.

1300 Residential Electric


1300 – General Safety Precautions – Residential Electric Water Heaters

1300 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Safety precautions for flammable vapors and scalding.

1301 – Electric Water Heater Maintenance

1301 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Routine maintenance and periodic inspections can extend the life of your water heater.

1302 – How an Electric Thermostat Works

1302 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: A description of the operating cycle of an electric thermostat.

1303 – Condensation of Electric Water Heaters

1303 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Water condensation is often mistaken for a leaking heater.

1304 – Noisy Electric Water Heaters

1304 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Describes the causes of hissing and singing noises in an electric water heater.

1305 – Heating Elements Properties; Voltage, Amps, Ohms

1305 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Technical table showing characteristics of residential and commercial grade heating elements.

1306 – Statement of Down-Rating Electrical Heating Elements

1306 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “When less than design voltage is applied to an element, it will not function as well.”

1307 – Residential Electric Troubleshooting Table

1307 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Troubleshooting table to help diagnose problems and complaints.

1308 – Electric Heating Element Failures

1308 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: The information in this bulletin is intended to acquaint you with the various types of electric heating element field failures.

1309 – Residential Electric Recovery Rates

1309 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Recovery rates in gallons per hour for electric water heaters. Chart is from 1 kW to 54 kW. Also includes mathematical formulas.

1310 – How to Replace an Electric Heating Element

1310 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Step-by-step instruction on how to replace an electric heating element.

1311 – How to Replace an Electric Thermostat

1311 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Step-by-step instruction on how to replace an electric thermostat.

1312 – Residential Electric Wiring Diagrams

1312 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Wiring diagrams for single and double element heaters, 20 – 120 gallon capacities. This diagram is from the Residential Electric Use and Care Manual AP 9029

1313 – How to Check Residential Electric Thermostats

1313 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Step-by-step instruction on how to check an electric thermostat. To perform this test you will need a multimeter capable of reading voltage.

1314 – How to Check for an Open or Grounded Heating Element

1314 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Step-by-step instruction on how to check for an open or grounded electric heating element.

1315 – Non Simultaneous Operation – Double Element Water Heaters

1315 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Non-simultaneous means that only one of the heating elements may heat at a time.

1316 – Exploded View – Residential Elecric

1316 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Parts and their names. Some brief explanations as to what the parts funcitionality.

1317 – Dual Voltage Rating on Residential Electric Water Heaters

1317 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Rheem Residential Electric Water heaters are dual rated for 240 and 208 Volts AC single phase operation.

1318 – Rheem and Ruud Heat Pump dB Level

1318 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: 1318 – Rheem and Ruud Heat Pump dB Level

1319 Heat Pump Water Heater Frequently Asked Questions

1319 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Frequently asked questions about the Heat Pump Water Heater.

1322 Hybrid HPWH Gen2 Troubleshooting

1322 HPWH Gen2 Troubleshooting
ABSTRACT:

1323 Hybrid HPWH TSD Instructions

1323 Hybrid HPWH TSD Instructions
ABSTRACT

1324 How to Replace the Anode in the Gen 2 Hybrid Heat Pump

1324 How to Replace the Anode in the Gen 2 Hybrid Heat Pump
ABSTRACT:

1325 Super Sentinel Diagnostics and Repair

1325 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Rheem introduced the Super Sentinel electronic control in February 2014. This control is able to monitor all aspects of the sequence of operations of the water heater and provide fault code assistance in the event of mechanical failure.

1326 Super Sentinel Operational Modes

1326 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Modes of Operations for the Super Sentinel residential electric water heater.

1327 Gen II Thermistors

1327 Technical Bulletin

1328 Technical Bulletin

1328 AP17550 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: This document explains how to make the field connection of solid wire with stranded wire on our residential electric SuperSentinel water heater.

1329 HPWH Gen3 Troubleshooting

1329 HPWH Gen 3
ABSTRACT: Troubleshooting for the Gen3 Hybrid (Heat Pump Water Heater) manufactured after September 2015.

1330 – HPWH Gen4 Troubleshooting

1330
ABSTRACT: Heat Pump Water Heater (Generation 4); Troubleshooting (Effective 1 Nov 2016)

1398 – Use of Residential Electric Water Heaters in Geothermal Applications

1398 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: 1398 – Use of Residential Electric Water Heaters in Geothermal Applications

1399- Underwriters Laboratory Compliance Certificate

1399 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “This certificate applies to Rheem, Ruud, and Richmond brand water heaters.”

1400 Res. Standing Pilot Gas


1400 – General Safety Precautions – Residential Gas Water Heaters

1400 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Safety precautions about flammable vapors and scalding.

1401 – Standing Pilot Gas Water Heater Maintenance

1401 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Routine maintenance and periodic inspections can extend the life of your water heater.

1402 – Condensation of Gas Water Heaters

1402 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Water vapor is a chief by product of the combustion of gas. Here is what happens.

1403 – Corrosive Atmospheres

1403 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Corrosive atmospheres are caused by any number of chemicals found within a home or business.

1404 – High Altitude Affects on Gas Fueled Water Heaters

1404 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: The amount of fuel required at sea level for a clean burn is not the same amount of fuel required when the heater is installed in a high altitude application.

1405 – Standing Pilot Gas Troubleshooting Table

1405 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Troubleshooting table to diagnose faults and complaints.

1406 – Noisy Gas Water Heaters

1406 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “Describes the causes of rumbling, pounding, and sizzling noises in a gas water heater. “

1407 – Gas Fuel Conversions of Residential and Commercial Water Heaters

1407 – Gas Fuel Conversions of Residential and Commercial Water Heaters
ABSTRACT: Requirements and restrictions for gas water heater fuel conversion.

1408 – Residential Gas Recovery Rates

1408 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Recovery rates in gallons per hour for gas water heaters. Also includes mathematical formulas.

1409 – Negative Air Pressure

1409 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Any device that pulls air out of a house can create negative air pressure. This bulletin describes the effects on a gas fired water heater.

1410 – How to Replace a Thermocouple

1410 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Step-by-step procedures to replace a thermocouple on your residential standing pilot gas water heater.

1411 – Attic Ventilation and Pilot Outage

1411 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “Poor attic ventilation can lead to excessive heat and attic temperatures in the summer, which will cause the pilot to go out on standing pilot water heaters. “

1412 – Gas Sniffers

1412 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: The American Gas Association in conjunction with ANSI standards both recognize that a very small amount of gas leakage is not harmful and is allowable.

1413 – How to Replace a Gas Valve (Thermostat)

1413 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Step-by-step procedures to replace the gas valve (thermostat) on your residential standing pilot gas water heater.

1414 – Low NOx

1414 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Low NOx burners are one of several combustion technologies Rheem is using to reduce emissions of Nitrogen Oxides (NOx).

1415 – Exploded View – Residential Gas (typical)

1415 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Exploded View – Residential Gas (typical)

1416 – 18 Inch Stands and Gas Water Heater Installation

1416 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: The 2002 edition of the National Fuel Gas Code & 2003 International Fuel Gas Code has been changed to reflect the new Guardian system flammable vapor ignition resistant (FVIR) product.

1417 – Flammable Vapor Ignition Resistant – ANSI Standard Z21.10.1-2001

1417 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “Effective July 1, 2003, residential gas-fired water heaters with storage capacities of 30, 40 or 50 gallons must meet a new American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Standard: ANSI Z21.10.1-2001.”

1418 – Guardian System Frequently Asked Questions

1418 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Some frequently asked questions about the Guardian product and flammable vapor standards in general.

1419 Guardian System Repairs

1419 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How To… Instructions to replace parts on the Guardian System

1420 – Flammable Vapors Warning Labels

1420 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: ANSI warning labels for FVIR products.

1421 – Recovery Rating on the Residential Gas Water Heaters Labeling

1421 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: 1421 – Recovery Rating on the Residential Gas Water Heaters Labeling

1422 – Allowable Leakage of Gas Valves – ANSI Standard

1422 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Components that are shipped with a Rheem/Ruud gas water heater are considered part of the water heater system and fall within the certifications of the CSA and ANSI Standards.

1423 – Direct Vent Installation Instructions for Venting

1423 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: 40/50 gallon models with Telescoping Vent Kit (standard)

1424 – Pilot Outage Troubleshooting

1424 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Pilot outage troubleshooting

1425 – White Rodger Thermostat Control Atmospheric Gas Water Heater

1425 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: White Rodger Thermostat Control

1426 – Ultra Low NOx Burner Assy Removal

1426 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT:

1427 – Spillage Test for Residential Gas Water Heaters

1427 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: 1427 – Spillage Test for Residential Gas Water Heaters

1428 – How to Verify an Activated TRD

1428 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: 1428 – How to Verify an Activated TRD

1429 – TRD Replacement Site Inspection Report

1429 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: TRD Replacement Site Inspection Report

1432 Fury Dampered Energy Star II Sequence of Operations

1432 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Sequence of Operations for the ESII PowerVent

1433 Powered Dampered Products Troubleshooting

1433 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT:

1434 Damper Replacement Energy Star II Dampered Fury 43V…E2 Series

1434 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Damper Replacement fot the Energy Star II Dampered Fury 43V…E2 Series

1435 Induced Draft Troubleshooting (XR90)

1435 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT:

1436 How to light pilot with SIT Gas Valve; How to set water temperature With SIT Gas Valve

1436 Tech Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to light pilot with SIT Gas Valve; How to set water temperature With SIT Gas Valve

1437 – XR90 Venting

1437 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Class of venting and where the XR 90 fits in.

1438 ULN 75 & 98 Gallon Parts Repairs

1438 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to replace the Hot Surface Igniter, pressure switch or blower motor for the residential 75 & 98 gallon ULN.

1439 ULN 75 & 98 Gallon Sequence of Operations

1439 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Sequence of Operations for the ULN 75 and 98 gallon residential water heater.

1440 Troubleshooting the ULN 75 & 98 Gallon Residential Water Heater

1440 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to troubleshoot the error codes for the 75 & 98 gallon ULN residential gas water heater.

1441 Ultra Low Nox (California) Pilot Assembly Replacement Kit

1441 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Effective December 1, 2013 there is a new pilot assembly kit for the California Ultra Low NOx gas water heaters.

1442 Thermopile Gas Control (Vesta) Valve

1442 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: The Vesta Water Heater Control System is a low-power device designed to operate using the millivolt output of a thermopile placed in the pilot flame of the water heater.

1446 How to Replace the Thermal Release Device (TRD)

1446 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to replace the TRD on the Rheem Guardian System gas water heater.

1498 – Space Heating Applications

1498 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “This certificate applies to Rheem, Ruud, and Richmond brand water heaters.”

1499 – Energy Efficiency Compliance Certificate

1499 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “This certificate applies to Rheem, Ruud, and Richmond brand water heaters. “

Obsolete

ABSTRACT: 1426 – Ultra Low NOx Burner Assembly Removal

XR 90 Tech Bulletin

XR90 Venting Requirements
ABSTRACT: XR90 Venting Requirements

1500 Manufactured Housing


1500 – Combustion Air – Manufactured Home Direct Vent Water Heaters

1500 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: The direct vent water heaters produced by Rheem Manufacturing Company are designed for use in manufactured housing and are required to comply with the provisions of UL Standard 307, Gas Burning Heating Appliances for Manufactured Homes and Recreational Vehicles.

1501 – Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Compliance Certificate (Electric)

1501 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: This certificate applies to Rheem, Ruud, and Richmond brand water heaters.

1502 – Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Compliance Certificate (Gas)

1502 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: HUD certification of Rheem’s residential electric water heaters.

1503 – Installation Instructions for the High Wind Vent Cap

1503 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: This vent cap may be used with manufactured housing direct vent water heaters in high wind conditions to reduce nuisance pilot outage.

1504 – Alternative Roof Jacks for Atmospheric Manufactured Home Gas Water Heaters

1504 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: These alternate supplier roof jacks have been certified and approved for use.

1506 – Conversion Instructions—Natural Gas to LP Gas

1506 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Fuel Conversion Instructions for Manufactured Housing products only

1600 PowerVent


1601 – Hot Surface Ignition PowerVent

1601 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Explains the electronic control module and sequence of operations of the hot surface PowerVent @ 1990 – 1996

1602 – Troubleshooting Table PowerVent Hot Surface Ignition

1602 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to troubleshoot the hot surface PowerVent @ 1990-1996 with the one try / three try control module.

1606 – PowerVent Control Enclosure Components – Spark Ignition

1606 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Operating parts of the Spark Ignition Powervent @ 1996-2002

1607 – PowerVent Spark Ignition Component Diagnostic Checks

1607 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to check specific operating components of the Spark Ignition PowerVent @ 1996-2002

1608 – Troubleshooting Table Spark Ignition Powervent

1608 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Troubleshooting table for Spark Ignition PowerVent @ 1996-2002.

1609 – Sequence of Operations – PowerVent Spark Ignition

1609 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Sequence of Operations for the @1996-2002 Spark Ignition PowerVent

1611 – 2 Inch PowerVent Sequence of Operations

1611 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Sequence of Operations for PowerVent2 @ 2002-2006.

1612 – 2 Inch PowerVent LED Indicator Explanations & Troubleshooting Table

1612 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: LED Indicator Explanations & Troubleshooting Table PowerVent2 @2002-2006

1613 – 2 Inch PowerVent Venting Table

1613 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Venting Tables for the PowerVent2 @ 2002-2006

1614 – How to Check Operating Components of the PowerVent2

1614 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to check operating components of the PowerVent2 @ 2002-2006

1616 – Guardian PowerVent Sequence of Operations

1616 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Guardian PowerVent Sequence of Operations @ 2006-2010

1617 – Guardian PowerVent How to Check Components

1617 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Guardian PowerVent How to Check Components

1618 – How to Replace the Control Module and FV Sensor

1618 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to Replace the Control Module and FV Sensor; Guardian PowerVent with Robertshaw Control July 2006-Sep 2007

1619 – Guardian PowerVent Flash Codes for Robertshaw Controls

1619 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Flash Codes for Robertshaw Controls; Jul 2006-Sep 2007

1620 – Guardian PowerVent Frequently Asked Questions

1620 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Guardian PowerVent Frequently Asked Questions

1621 – White Rodgers Intelli-VentTM Guardian PowerVent Control

1621 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Troubleshooting and error codes for the White Rodgers Intelli-VentTM Guardian PowerVent Control; Sep 2007-Oct 2010

1622 – Sequence of Operations with the White Rodgers Control

1622 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Sequence of Operations with the White Rodgers Control; Sep 2007-Oct 2010

1623 – White Rodgers Gas Control Reset Procedure

1623 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: White Rodgers Gas Control Reset Procedure

1624 – 60 and 75 Gallon PowerVent Connectors

1624 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: 60 and 75 Gallon PowerVent Connectors; June 2010 only.

1626 – ESII PowerVent with Electronic Control Sequence of Operations

1626 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Energy Star II PowerVent with Electronic Control Sequence of Operations; Oct 2010 to present

1627 PowerVent Troubleshooting

1627 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT:

1629 – Pressure Switch Replacement

1629 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Pressure Switch Replacement for the ESII PowerVent; Oct 2010 to present

1636 ULN (California) PowerVent Troubleshooting

1636 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT:

1647 – Power Direct Vent Sequence of Operations

1647 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Power Direct Vent Sequence of Operations

1648 – Power Direct Vent Troubleshooting

1648 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Power Direct Vent error codes and troubleshooting

1656 – Residential High Efficiency (RHE) Sequence of Operations

1656 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Sequence of Operations for the High Efficiency Condensing Power Direct Vent (RHE) water heater.

1657 Residential High Efficiency (RHE) Troubleshooting

1657 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Troubleshooting based on the White Rodgers Invensys control error codes.

1658 – Repositioning Igniter Rod

1658
ABSTRACT: Under certain circumstances, the pilot flame goes out when main burner lights. Pilot flame is lifting off the pilot orifice causing the pilot igniter/sense rod to lose flame sense/rectification. Once flame sense is lost, the control will almost immediately drop out and unit goes into retrial and possibly soft and hard lockouts modes. The most common fault code is 6-3.

1699- PVC Pipe Restrictions for Category IV Vented Water Heaters

1699
ABSTRACT: Per the latest ANSI Z21.10.1*CSA 4.1-2014 and ANSI Z21.10.3*CSA 4.3-2014 standards some vent pipe materials are no longer acceptable for use in Rheem water heater venting systems.

1627 PowerVent Troubleshooting

1627 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT:

1629 – Pressure Switch Replacement

1629 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Pressure Switch Replacement for the ESII PowerVent; Oct 2010 to present

1636 ULN (California) PowerVent Troubleshooting

1636 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT:

1647 – Power Direct Vent Sequence of Operations

1647 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Power Direct Vent Sequence of Operations

1648 – Power Direct Vent Troubleshooting

1648 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Power Direct Vent error codes and troubleshooting

1656 – Residential High Efficiency (RHE) Sequence of Operations

1656 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Sequence of Operations for the High Efficiency Condensing Power Direct Vent (RHE) water heater.

1657 Residential High Efficiency (RHE) Troubleshooting

1657 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Troubleshooting based on the White Rodgers Invensys control error codes.

1658 – Repositioning Igniter Rod

1658
ABSTRACT: Under certain circumstances, the pilot flame goes out when main burner lights. Pilot flame is lifting off the pilot orifice causing the pilot igniter/sense rod to lose flame sense/rectification. Once flame sense is lost, the control will almost immediately drop out and unit goes into retrial and possibly soft and hard lockouts modes. The most common fault code is 6-3.

1699- PVC Pipe Restrictions for Category IV Vented Water Heaters

1699
ABSTRACT: Per the latest ANSI Z21.10.1*CSA 4.1-2014 and ANSI Z21.10.3*CSA 4.3-2014 standards some vent pipe materials are no longer acceptable for use in Rheem water heater venting systems.

1700 Commercial Gas


1700 – Universal Commercial Gas Electronic Spark Ignition Sequence of Operations

1700 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Contains the sequence of operations for the current production models of spark ignition Universal Commercial Gas water heaters.

1701 – Troubleshooting Table – Universal Commercial Gas Electronic Spark Ignition

1701 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Troubleshooting table to diagnose an electronic spark ignition Universal Commercial Gas water heater.

1702 – Commercial Gas – Standing Pilot R and RF series Diagnostics

1702 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Troubleshooting table and diagnostics for the R and RFseries standing pilot commercial gas water heaters.

1704 – Condensation of High Efficiency Commercial Gas Water Heaters

1704 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: High efficiency gas water heaters are notorious for producing large amounts of water condensation. This bulletin explains why.

1705 – Commercial Tank Temperature & Pressure Relief Valve Openings

1705 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: High efficiency gas water heaters are notorious for producing large amounts of water condensation. This bulletin explains why.

1706 – AdvantagePlus Commercial Gas Diagnostics

1706 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: 1706 Advantage Plus Commercial gas

1707 – AdvantagePlus Venting – Sample Views

1707 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “Many failed igniters, returned in warranty, have failed due to exhaust gas recirculation. Proper installation and using a prescribed termination vent kit will prevent exhaust gas recirculation. “

1708 – AdvantagePlus Venting – Ignitor Burnout

1708 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Exhaust gas recirculation is the primary cause of premature ignitor failure in the AdvantagePlus.

1709 – Cast Iron Burner Adjustment

1709 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: The natural gas and liquefied petroleum (LP) gas water heaters are equipped with a cast iron burner that requires a primary air adjustment at the time of installation.

1710 – Diffuser Tube Installation Instructions

1710 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “Depending upon the specific model, one or two Diffuser Tubes have been provided with your water heater. “

1711 – AdvantagePlus Aluminum Venting Kit Installation Instructions

1711 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to install the aluminum vent kit on a side wall for the AdvantagePlus.

1712 – ASME and Commercial Water Heater Products

1712 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: ASME states and codes are mentions. Also products are identified in four places on our heaters.

1713 – Low NOx Commercial Gas Sequence of Operations

1713 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Contains the sequence of operations for the current production models of Low NOx Commercial Gas water heaters.

1714 – AdvantagePlus Concentric Vent Kit Installation Instructions

1714 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Installation instructions for the concentric vent kit.

1715 – RFD Dash One Model Automatic Flue Damper

1715 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: NULL

1716 – VentMaster Commercial Gas Sequence of Operation

1716 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Contains the sequence of operations for the current production models of VentMaster Commercial Gas water heaters.

1717 – High Altitude Applications for GN (Low NOx) and GX (Xtreme) Series

1717 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “The instructions in the Use & Care Manual supplied with the water heater should be followed in addition to the following Instructions for the GN76-200H, GN91-200H, GN100-200H, and GX90 High Altitude models. “

1718 – Induced Draft Commercial Gas Sequence of Operation

1718 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: 1718 – Induced Draft Commercial Gas Sequence of Operation

1719 – Xtreme Honeywell Gas Valve Replacement Instructions

1719 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: 1719 – Xtreme Honeywell Gas Valve Replacement Instructions

1720 – AdvantagePlus Troubleshooting and Sequence of Operations

1720 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: 1720 – AdvantagePlus Troubleshooting and Sequence of Operations

1721 Spiderfire Frequently Asked Questions

1721 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Frequently asked questions about Rheem’s ultra high efficiency commercial gas water heater – Spiderfire.

1723 – Spiderfire and Initial Installation

1723 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: The most common start up error code is A01 – Maximum Ignition Attempts. This simply means the controller was not able to rectify the main burner flame during an ignition attempt.

1724 – Gas Pipe Sizing for Commercial Gas Water Heaters

1724 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Basic concepts for gas pipe sizing for commercial gas water heaters.

1725 – Low Water Cut Off

1725 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to Install a Low Water Cut Off switch to a commercial gas water heater.

1726 – Spiderfire (GHE100) Refractory Adjustment

1726 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Spiderfire (GHE100) Refractory Adjustment

1728 GHE Combustion Assembly Replacement Kit

1728 GHE Combustion Assembly Replacement Kit
ABSTRACT: Spiderfire Upgrade Combustion Assembly Replacement Kit Installation Instructions

1729 Troubleshooting Condensate Collector on the Spiderfire

1729 Troubleshooting Condensate Collector on the Spiderfire
ABSTRACT: The condensate collector is a special pan located on the bottom of the Spiderfire. Its job is to collect the condensation that will form in the heat exchanger, flue bundle and venting and then allow for that moisture to be removed.

1730 Commercial Power Direct Vent Troubleshooting

1730 Commercial Power Direct Vent Troubleshooting
ABSTRACT: How to troubleshoot error codes on the Commercial Power Direct Vent (PDV)

1732 – Advantage Plus Leaking Heat Exchanger

1732 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to diagnose a leaking heat exchange on the AdvantagePlus product line.

1733 – Spiderfire Expanded Vent Tables

1733 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Vent tables for Spiderfire Commercial Gas water heater. Table has one pipe and two pipe conbinations.

1734 Ignition Issues with AdvantagePlus

1734 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Ignition issues with the AdvantagePlus frequently end up with error code F09. This bulletin will help you to troubleshoot the error code.

1735 Troubleshooting the ULN 75 & 98 gallon Commercial Water Heater

1735 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to troubleshoot the error codes for the 75 & 98 gallon ULN commercial gas water heater.

1737 ULN 75 & 98 Gallon Commercial Water Heater

1737 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Sequence of Operations for the commercial 75 & 98 gallon ULN.

1738 ULN 75 & 98 Gallon Commercial ULN

1738 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to replace the Hot Surface Igniter, pressure switch or blower motor for the commercial 75 & 98 gallon ULN.

1739 Spiderfire A06 Fault Code

1739 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: A06 is a fault code indicating a blocked vent. This can mean one of the three pressure switches (Exhaust Vent or Make Up/Intake Air) is at fault.

1741 AdvantagePlus F13 Fault Code

1741 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: The AdvantagePlus blower has an internal over temp switch. If it reaches an overheat condition (a preset temp in that switch) it will shut the blower off. The control board reads blower status by RPM….it sees the blower is not running. It throws an F13 fault code.

1742 Spiderfire Improved Venting Lengths

1742 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: With the recent release of Energy Star SPIDER fire® and new longer equivalent vent lengths, Rheem-Ruud is pleased to announce that most non-Energy Star models will allow longer vent runs too.

1743 Spiderfire A08 Fault Code

1743 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: A08 is now the fault code for “the POF Switch has changed state for 5 seconds during heating cycle.” Effective February 2014, we are now able to distinguish the blower motor from the venting fault codes.

1745 – GNU Commercial Troubleshooting

1745
ABSTRACT: Troubleshooting for the GNU family of commercial gas water heaters.

1796 – PVC Pipe Restrictions for Category IV Vented Water Heaters

1796
ABSTRACT: Per the latest ANSI Z21.10.1*CSA 4.1-2014 and ANSI Z21.10.3*CSA 4.3-2014 standards some vent pipe materials are no longer acceptable for use in Rheem water heater venting systems.
1797 – Triton Leak Testing
1797
ABSTRACT: In response to the new Triton product line which has the addition of the low gas pressure switch (switch, bushing and tee), please refer to the Use and Care manual regarding leak testing at the time of installation.

1798 – Gas Fuel Conversion of Commercial Water Heaters

1798 – Gas Fuel Conversion of Commercial Water Heaters
ABSTRACT: Requirements and restrictions to cnage fuel type on Rheem Commercial Gas water heaters.

1799 – Retrofit Program for Certain Heavy Duty Commercial Gas Products

1799 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “The program requires that a burner tray support bracket kit be installed on specific models produced between January 1, 1997 and April 19, 2002. “

RR118 – Commercial Installation Drawings

RR118 Installation Drawings
ABSTRACT: These are generic drawings use for Rheem Commercial products.

1800 Commercial Electric


1800 – Burned Fuse Blocks

1800 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Burned fuse blocks from a heavy duty commercial electric are caused by electrical heat energy – sometime referred to as ampacity.

1801 – Troubleshooting Table – Commercial Electric (heavy duty)

1801 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Troubleshooting table to diagnose Commercial electric water heater.

1802 – Component Diagnostic Checks – Commercial Electric (heavy duty)

1802 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to…. check sequence for each component of a Commercial electric water heater.

1803 – Commercial Electric Sequence of Operations Prior to Oct 2002

1803 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “This bulletin reflects the Sequence of Operations for the heavy-duty commercial electric water heaters manufactured before October 1, 2002.”

1804 – Commercial Electric Sequence of Operations Oct 2002 to Present

1804 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “This bulletin reflects the Sequence of Operations for the heavy-duty commercial electric water heaters manufactured after October 1, 2002.”

1805 – Minimum Branch Circuit Sizing

1805 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “Based on National Electric Code, ANSI/NFPA 70-1993; Article 422-4(a); Article 240-6(a); Chapter 9, Table 34; and Table 310-16 (based on 75° C type THW wire).”

1806 – ELD/ELDS Clearance to Combustibles

1806 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: There is no upper clearance to combustibles due to the fact that electric models do not require venting.

1807 – Conversion of Commercial Electric Heavy Duty Models to Single Phase

1807 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: “Effective May 2005, all E, ES, & ME (heavy duty electric, 10 gallon electric boosters, small volume ASME, and Eclipse) models produced beginning May 2005 will be able to be converted from three phase to single phase in the field.”

1808 – Unbalanced Three Phase Amp Load

1808 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Rheem recommends you make the electrical connections as shown in this document for an unbalance 3-phase 208v 12 Kw ELD

1809 – Low Water Cut Off

1809 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to install a Low Water Cut Off for a Commercial Electric water heater.

1899 – Commercial Certification of Compliance Statement

1899 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Statement certifies compliance with design and manufacturing requirements

8000 Solar Products


8001 – Solar Water Heating Frequently Asked Questions

8001 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: 8001 – Solar Water Heating Frequently Asked Questions

8002 – Sizing a Solar Water Heating System

8002 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: 8002 – Sizing a Solar Water Heating System

8003 – SolPak System Parts

8003 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: 8003 – SolPak System Parts

8004 – Installation Diagrams for the SolPak System

8004 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Sample installation diagrams for the SolPak System

8005 Solaraide Heat Exchanger Tanks

8005 Solaraide Heat Exchanger Tanks
ABSTRACT: This letter is in reference to the maximum temperature rating listed on the copper heat exchanger on Rheem Solaraide 80 and 120 gallon “HE” heat exchanger tanks.

8006 Solar Panel Wind Load Approval

8006 Solar Panel Wind Load Approval
ABSTRACT: Solar Panel Wind Load Approval

8500 Specialty Products


8501 – Tankless Electric (RTE) Troubleshooting

8501 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: How to troubleshoot Rheem’s Tankless Electric water heater.

8502 Electrical Fluctuations and Proper Load Sizing

8502 Technical Bulletin
ABSTRACT: This tankless electric TB discusses proper sizing of a service panel and power fluctuations (brownouts) if the service is undersized.

11000 Tankless Products

Nov. 4, 2016 Tankless Gas Service Bulletin
11/4/16 Service Bulletin
ABSTRACT: Notice to Return or Repair Units with Incorrect Computer Chip
TKTB
TKTB
ABSTRACT: TKTB
Tankless Winterization Tech Bulletin – 11001
Tankless Winterization Tech Bulletin – 11001
ABSTRACT: Tankless water heaters can be damaged by freezing conditions. If precautions are not taken, damage to the
unit will not be covered by the warranty.
Winterizing Owner Occupied Homes Technical Bulletin – 11002
Winterizing Owner Occupied Homes Technical Bulletin – 11002
ABSTRACT: Tankless water heaters can be damaged by freezing conditions.