Rinnai Hot Water Fault or Error Code 61

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Rinnai Continuous Flow Hot Water Heater Fault or Error Code 61 Troubleshooting Guide

Have you turned on your hot tap only to find you have no hot water? The Rinnai Infinity range of continuous flow hot water heaters will display an error code if there is an issue with the system.

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If you have a Rinnai Infinity continuous flow hot water heater installed in any of the following models;

  • Infinity 16
  • Infinity 20
  • Infinity 26 Touch
  • Infinity 26i
  • Infinity 26
  • Infinity 32
  • Enviro 26
  • Enviro 32

Then check the digital monitor of the system – or the status monitor if you have water temperature controllers installed, for a fault code.

These error codes quickly and easily allow you to determine at a glance what the issue with your hot water heater is, allowing for a prompt repair.

If your monitor is flashing a Rinnai fault code 61 then this signals that there has been a combustion fan failure.

Can I repair a Rinnai hot water error code 61 myself?

The combustion fan draws in the air for the combustion process and any error here will require a fully qualified professional to rectify the fault.

The reason for this is that the front panel of the hot water heater will need to be removed and will expose 240 V wiring.

If you are unqualified in this process you will be putting yourself and your home at extreme risk – not to mention voiding your appliance warranty.

You can test for yourself if the Rinnai fault code 61 has appeared in error by turning your hot water tap off and on and also by turning the monitor off and then on.

If the error code 61 remains then a service call will be required.

Rinnai fault code 61 troubleshooting

For a fast and reliable repair on a Rinnai fault code 61 call in a fully qualified and insured plumber from Jim’s Plumbing.

Our team of master plumbers are all highly skilled and experienced in all aspects of Rinnai hot water systems and can quickly and easily rectify your error code 61 issue.

We can have a local plumber to your location on the same day of your booking, or within the hour* in a plumbing or gas emergency 24/7.

We offer normal rates until 7.30pm on weekdays and we cover all metropolitan areas of Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Sydney and Canberra.

For no hot water call us anytime of the day or night, any day of the year.

When it comes to a Rinnai hot water fault code 61 your attending Jim’s plumber will inspect your hot water unit to find the cause the failure related to the combustion fan.

The wiring harness will be examined to ensure there are no broken or damaged connections leading from the fan motor to the PC board.

The combustion fan blower wheel will checked to confirm that it is able to turn freely and that no debris or blockages are present.

If all seems above board with the combustion fan but the Rinnai error code 61 remains then the PC board will need to be replaced.

You can trust your friendly and reliable plumber from Jim’s Plumbing to quickly rectify your Rinnai fault code 61 on your Infinity hot water heater at an affordable price with minimal downtime or fuss to you.

Call us anytime on 1300 133 509 or book online.

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