Rinnai Continuous Flow Hot Water Heater Fault or Error Code 58 Troubleshooting Guide
Is there a fault with your Rinnai hot water heater? Do you suddenly have no hot water? Your Rinnai continuous flow hot water system will display a flashing code on the hot water temperature controller as a self-diagnostic tool to allow for a prompt repair.
One of the Rinnai hot water error codes that may be displayed is fault code 58.
What does a Rinnai fault code 58 signify?
If an error code 58 is flashing on your digital monitor this indicates a scale build-up inside the secondary heat exchanger which, in turn, is causing a fault with the secondary heat exchanger sensor within the unit.
Some of the Rinnai tankless hot water heater models have a secondary heat exchanger installed.
The purpose of a secondary heat exchanger is to pre-heat your water using heat from the exhaust gases. These hot water heater models are extremely energy efficient.
Can I troubleshoot a Rinnai hot water error code 58 myself?
Unless the fault code 58 is showing in error, you will need to book the services of a fully qualified professional to rectify the Rinnai error code 58.
If you turn the hot water tap on and off as well as pushing the on/off button on your status monitor this may clear the fault code 58, if it was showing in error. If the code remains, or is removed but then returns again, then a service call will be required to resolve the issue.
Who can I call to fix a Rinnai error code 58 on my hot water heater?
If you call a Rinnai expert from Jim’s Plumbing we can rectify your hot water error code 58 with minimal downtime or fuss to you.
Our fully qualified plumbers are the Rinnai hot water heater specialists and we know all there is to know about repairing any fault code that may be flashing on your systems digital monitor.
To rectify the Rinnai hot water fault code 58 your attending plumber from Jim’s Plumbing will check the system for any loose or damaged connections from the secondary heat exchanger sensor back to the PC board.
If no damaged connections are found the next step will be to flush the system and remove the scale build-up.
This occurrence can be common when hard water is used. Hard water needs to be treated to prevent scale build-up within your hot water heater.
You should never attempt any DIY repairs on your Rinnai continuous flow hot water heater if you are unqualified to do so.
High voltage wiring and gas are not something that should be taken lightly and the last thing that you want to do is risk your appliance warranty – not to mention the safety of your home, yourself and your family.
Leave the repairs to the experts and trust that the Rinnai error code 58 will be resolved in a prompt manner at an affordable cost when you enlist the services of a local plumber from Jim’s.
We come to your property any time of the day or night and provide a same day service – or within the hour* in a gas or plumbing emergency.
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So call us anytime on 1300 133 509 or use our convenient online plumber booking form.
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