Rinnai Hot Water Fault or Error Code 10

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Rinnai Continuous Flow Hot Water Heater Fault or Error Code 10 Troubleshooting Guide

If your digital or status monitor on your hot water heater, or water temperature controller is flashing a Rinnai fault code 10 the first thing you can do to determine if the code is an error of the system or if there really is a problem is to attempt to clear the code yourself.

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A Rinnai fault code 10 in relation to your continuous flow hot water heater is an indication of either an issue with the air intake on the unit or that a flue is blocked.

You can try this by simply turning the hot water tap off and then on again; if the code still remains then try pushing the on/off button to off and then on again.

If the Rinnai error code 10 is still showing after following these steps then it is time to call in a qualified technician for a repair on your continuous flow hot water heater.

For a Rinnai hot water heater expert that can be at your home on the same day as your booking, or within an hour* in a hot water emergency, call the trusted plumbers from Jim’s Plumbing.

When you book a local plumber from Jim’s you are guaranteed to receive a fully qualified and licenced plumber that will provide you with a professional, prompt and reliable hot water heater repair.

Our Rinnai hot water plumbers are highly skilled in rectifying any Rinnai hot water error codes including fault code 10.

It is important that you do not attempt to repair a Rinnai fault code 10 yourself as there are many different reasons that could be causing this error, and all should be handled by a fully qualified professional.

Using an unlicensed contractor poses a safety risk and may also void your hot water systems warranty.  It’s not worth the risk.

Rinnai fault code 10 troubleshooting

The Rinnai hot water error code 10 occurs on the Infinity continuous flow hot water heaters and may be due to a number of reasons, including:

  • An issue with the venting system
  • Incorrect installation of the venting sections
  • Improper clearances around the venting system
  • Dip switch for vent length installed at incorrect position
  • Collapsed form sealant in the intake pipe
  • Debris in the venting system
  • Incorrect venting termination
  • Restriction to the fan motor
  • Insects or debris within the burner manifold
  • Build-up between copper fins
  • Incorrectly set high and low fire manifold pressures
  • Manifold gas pressure or did switch incorrectly set for current altitude
  • Issues with the PC board
  • Problems with the fan motor bearing

When you contact your local plumber from Jim’s Plumbing you can trust that your Rinnai fault code 10 will be rectified with minimal downtime or fuss to you and you will be back in that steamy hot shower again in no time.

At Jim’s Plumbing we have a team of plumbers’ on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including all public holidays.

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