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Airheatman, HVAC Technician
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Experience:  Furnace, A/C and heat pump specialist.
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I have a Rheem 16240088 400L heater which has sprung a big

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Hi. I have a Rheem 16240088 400L heater which has sprung a big leak in the tank. Are these models still available
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: It has only happened today
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: where do I get one in a hurry, and I an electrical contractor, so can I get trade
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Airheatman replied 14 days ago.

Replacing just tank would be impractical even if available. Best bet is to go to a local plumbing supply and get an entire replacement water heater.

The 400L series is available from online sellers but not sure if local has in stock.

Expert:  Airheatman replied 14 days ago.

Not sure where you are located but here is a link where they sell and deliver to Sydney