Rinnai Hot Water Fault or Error Code 16

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Rinnai Continuous Flow Hot Water Heater Fault or Error Code 16 Troubleshooting Guide

If you experience a fault code 16 on your Rinnai continuous flow hot water heater this is advising that your hot water unit has overheated and has automatically shut down due to safety reasons.

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The Rinnai fault code 16 may become present if you are operating a Rinnai continuous flow hot water heater for any of the following models;

  • Rinnai Infinity 16
  • Rinnai Infinity 20
  • Rinnai Infinity 26
  • Rinnai Infinity 26 Touch
  • Rinnai Infinity 26i (internal)
  • Rinnai Infinity 32
  • Rinnai Infinity Enviro 26
  • Rinnai Infinity Enviro 32

You may be able to clear the Rinnai error code 16 yourself by turning the hot water tap off and then on again, and if this doesn’t work try pressing the on/off button to off then on. If fault code 16 remains then you will need to contact a fully qualified service technician to investigate and rectify the overheating issue in relation to your hot water system.

Rinnai Fault Code 16 Troubleshooting

One of the professional and fully qualified plumbers from Jim’s Plumbing will quickly be able to rectify your Rinnai fault code 16 and have your hot water system working as good as new once more, with their reliable and efficient service.

Jim’s Plumbing have a team of highly skilled plumbers conveniently located across all metropolitan areas of Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Sydney and Canberra.

So you can trust that there is a local plumber close to you ready and waiting to assist with any of your plumbing or gas fitting requirements.

Our plumbers are on-call 24/7, offering normal rates until 7.30pm on weekdays, providing a same day service or within the hour* in a plumbing emergency.

To repair your Rinnai fault code 16 give us a call any time of the day or night, any day of the year.

Your attending plumber from Jim’s Plumbing will investigate your Rinnai hot water heater to correctly determine and rectify the fault 16 error code.

They will check your hot water system for a low flow in circulation which may be causing short cycling. They will investigate the combustion chamber, exhaust piping and heat exchanger fins to ensure that no foreign materials have become lodged causing a blockage, and they will ensure that your systems heat exchanger is working correctly.

The Rinnai hot water experts from Jim’s Plumbing attend to your location in a fully stocked van; so should any replacement parts be required they will rarely have to leave your property to collect.

When it comes to a Rinnai fault code 16 you should never attempt to repair the hot water heater yourself, other than trying to clear the code by turning the system off and on again.

DIY repairs on a gas or electric hot water system can be extremely dangerous if you are unqualified and the last thing that you want to do is void your appliance warranty, or risk your homes insurance.

Leave it to the experts for a fast, reliable and affordable Rinnai error code repair – call your local plumber today from Jim’s.

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