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6month old Rheem model program 40-38n rn62 ran fine while

6month old Rheem model program 40-38n rn62 ran fine for a while now burner will light but goes out, flame flickers and goes down towards the bottom. Can see light through center vent from burner to top. Side vents unobstructed. What's up?

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I have a Buderus SST300-80 indirect water heater and notice

Good morning,I have a Buderus SST300-80 indirect water heater and notice that during the summer months when we have higher than normal humidity, there is water that leaks out of the bottom of the unit. The heater is only 4 years old and this doesn't occur during the other months of the year. Has anyone ever experienced anything like this and what would cause this? I can send a picture of this if you let me know to what email address.Thank you,Vin

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I have a honeywell thermostat that just popped up with error

hi Pearl, I have a honeywell thermostat that just popped up with error message 89 blinking on and offJA: Just to clarify, do you think this is a larger HVAC problem, or something specific to the thermostat?Customer: There is a red light on the right front upper cornerJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yes if i canJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the HVAC Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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I have a rudd glass 40 gal water heater,Mod#PE40-2D

I have a rudd glass 40 gal water heater,Mod#PE40-2D Ser#RU0602FU1073,It just shut down .I tried cleaning out the tank with no success,I also tested to see if I was getting any power to the unit and I checked the circut breaker and that was ok HEALP

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I have a first co aqua therm hvac unit 24VAQ3. I was told it

Hello, I have a first co aqua therm hvac unit 24VAQ3. I was told it was supposed to be a high efficiency unit but in the summer months we use a ton of energy trying to keep our unit cool. I'm trying to find information about this unit and which valves need to be opened/closed during winter & summer in order to make this system work properly. And info would be much appreciated. Thank youJA: Just to clarify, what type of HVAC system is this? Single, multi-staged, or zoned?Customer: I have no idea... We have 6 units in our condo and each have this systemJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: No, I would prefer someone to assist or do the workJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: the hot water heater is currently leaking and if the right valve isn't shut off in the summer the heater gets to hot and dumps the entire tank outJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the HVAC Technician about your situation and then connect you two.Customer: which it has done twice already

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I installed a rheem hot water heater last week. Everything

I installed a rheem hot water heater last week. Everything was going fine and today it went out. I went down and no light was on the controller. I tried to restart the pilot light and it started blinking red instead of blue. It blinked 7 times.JA: What's the make and model of your machine? And can you guesstimate how old it is?Customer: Rheem- X6405062c34u0JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: Yes,JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: I installed it last weekend and it has been working fine.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the HVAC Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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My water heater (30-gallon, gas) has reached the end of its

Hello,My water heater (30-gallon, gas) has reached the end of its useful life. I'm considering my options, but I have a fairly specific situation.My partner and I live in a loft-style condo in San Francisco, with the bedroom on the second floor, open air style (no windows to the outside). My water heater is in a closet in the bedroom. Although the exhaust is pumped outside of my building, the ambient heat tends to stay in my bedroom and cause it to get hot, which is annoying in the summertime. I would like to buy a water heater that solves this problem. Will an electric water heater or a tankless water heater solve this problem? Are there other options that will help solve this?Thank you!

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I have a Ruud Power Vent PVP50E 1A water heater. The unit is

I have a Ruud Power Vent PVP50E 1A water heater. The unit is cycling, in that the power vent turns on, the igniter lights the burner, it will run for a few seconds, then turns off and the process repeats. On occasion, the burner will run for a longer period of time, so it is still heating water, but I am concerned about this cycling behavior. I have not had to reset or disconnect power to the unit to get it to continue to run as it seems some with a similar problem have to do.I do not have a manual for the unit. Internet research initially led me to believe it was a dirty flame sensor but then I found out this unit has a combined ignitor/flame sensor and I don't know if it is possible to clean that part.I can't find a manufacture date, but I'm assuming this unit is pretty old (I inherited it when I bought the house six years ago).Is there anything I can do to troubleshoot the unit (I have a multimeter and am good with electricity) or is it time for a new water heater?Thanks for any help.

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H iI have a Amtrol WH71 7P commercial double wall 41 gallon

H iI have a Amtrol WH71 7P commercial double wall 41 gallon and the unit will only produce scalding hot water, even when I turn the thermostat all the way down but not off, is this an indication that I need a new thermostat? or do I need a new unit?JA: Just to clarify, do you think this is a larger HVAC problem, or something specific to the thermostat?Customer: I think it is specific to the thermostatJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yes, I'm a handyman, painter, carpenter, plumber,electrician and such on most repairsJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: I think I've told you every thingJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the HVAC Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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