Rinnai Continuous Flow Hot Water Heater Fault or Error Code 79 Troubleshooting Guide
Your Rinnai tankless continuous flow hot water heater has the capability to show an error code should there be any fault related to the unit.
This self-diagnostic tool is extremely handy to allow you to easily see what the problem is that is causing your hot water heater to not run as it should be.
If a service call is required to fix the issue you can simply advise your attending technician of the Rinnai fault code displayed so they can provide a quick and easy repair job.
What is a Rinnai error code 79?
If a Rinnai fault code 79 is flashing on the digital monitor of your hot water heater this signifies that a water leak has been detected with the unit.
Many hot water systems will produce condensation during their operating process but if there is excessive leaking not caused by condensation, or leaking somewhere within the system, then the Rinnai error code 79 will display and the issue will require a repair.
Rectify a Rinnai fault code 79
To remove the Rinnai error code 79 yourself you can try turning your hot water tap off and then on and also pushing the on/off button on your water heater monitor.
This will test if the fault code was just a trip of the system. If the error code 79 remains, or is removed but then re-appears at a later date, then it is time to call in a fully qualified plumber for an inspection on your hot water system.
For a prompt, professional and reliable repair on your Rinnai hot water heater call the experts from Jim’s Plumbing and advise that your hot water system is showing a fault code 79.
We can have a local plumber out to your location on the same day as your booking – covering all metropolitan areas of Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra 24/7.
If you have a gas or plumbing emergency, such as no hot water, we can have a plumber pulling into your driveway within an hour* of your call.
Your attending plumber from Jim’s will be highly trained in all Rinnai hot water fault codes, including error code 79.
Your hot water heater will be thoroughly inspected for water leakage; the wiring harness will be checked for any loose or damaged connections.
The heat exchanger and piping will be inspected, and any leaks found repaired.
If no water leaks are present then a new leak sensor will be required to be installed to rectify the Rinnai fault code 79.
For any Rinnai hot water heater repairs call the friendly, affordable and efficient team from Jim’s Plumbing. We’re here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including all public holidays.
You can trust that your local Jim’s plumber will have your Rinnai hot water heater working as good as new once more with minimal downtime or fuss to your day.
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