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I get intermittent hot water, runs hot then cycles to cold,

Customer Question

I get intermittent hot water, runs hot then cycles to cold, no error codes, then back to hot.
JA: How old is the appliance? Have you gotten error messages before?
Customer: 9 years old, I did have the heat exchanger (?) replaces about 3.5 years ago.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: probably not unless it was a straight forward fix.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: We do have a lot of sediment in the water, we are in the Mts of AZ.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Rick replied 10 months ago.

Welcome to Just Answer, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you with your

issue. First I’ll need some more info so I have a more complete picture of you situation

What is the brand and model number of your unit?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Rinnai R85
Expert:  Rick replied 10 months ago.

Have you tried cleaning the inlet filter where the cold water line attaches to the base of the unit?

Expert:  Rick replied 10 months ago.

Do you need help finding the filter?