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  1. HVAC
    I have a boiler that I installed with a two wire thermostat. I have AN AC unit that's tucked into the eves with little room to see the panel area. I can see that the 24vac transformer is out from somebody shorting it. but the problem is the 3 wires going to the thermostat The Rheem is a...
  2. HVAC
    Need Help troubleshooting. I have a Rheem model RGDC-10-EC-JS serial number QN3D202 F2684 2423. My furnace periodically removes the 24 VAC from the thermostat. The 24 VAC transformer always seems to provide 24 VAC The furnace lights and runs normally for 1 or 2 days and then when it fails I...
  3. HVAC
    Hello All, For two weeks I've been researching my problem and always find myself ending up reading this forum. You guys really know your stuff. I've read everything I could get my hands on concerning this blower module and I've learned a great deal from here. With all my research I...
  4. Plumbing
    Hello All, I felt the need to share this. All of a sudden my Rheem hot water heater stopped working. Diagnosing it by the light pattern it was a vapor sensor lockout. I researched and found out how to reset it and still no good. I called up Rheem and they sent out a replacement sensor, but...
  5. HVAC
    I have a Rheem Furnace model RGPH-07EAUER, serial # DF5D302 F1295 5487 Around December 2017, I started having issues with the burners going out. I cleaned and even replaced the flame sensor, and I also cleaned, and sanded the burners and the chassis area around the burners, yet no love...
  6. General DIY Discussions
    Hey all - new to this forum. I have had a problem with my furnace (rheem chriterion ii). I narrowed the search to a (hopefully) defective pressure switch so I bought a replacement. My question is this: As you can see, on the current part, there are two wires with two different colors that come...
  7. HVAC
    New member here. I have an old Ruud Silhouette 2 75,000 BTU 80% upflow gas furnace from 1995, and ever since yesterday the blower motor and inducer stay on after every heat cycle unless I turn the power off to the furnace and wait about 15 mins to turn it back on. If I turn the power back on any...
  8. HVAC
    I've been without AC for 5-6 days now, and I've been trying to figure out what the problem is. I have a Rheem Criterion with a 1012-925 IFC, Honeywell Chronotherm III The outside condenser and fan both work, with the motor heating up and the lines leading out from it heating up as well (checked...
  9. HVAC
    Hello, Long story short I am attempting to replace the pressure switch on my Rheem Super Quiet 80 furnace. I am trying to determine if the replacement part that I found is correct (I originally saw a Repair Clinic video on Youtube replacing this item on what looks like my exact furnace). The...
  10. HVAC
    I have two of these and yesterday and after two days of 59° in the house I decided to take a look. We are also supposed to get a deep freeze tomorrow so that was motivation in itself. I was able to get the downstairs furnace working by cleaning the flame sensor and thermostat. The upstairs...
  11. HVAC
    Hi, need Help in picking replacement Central HVAC system for our house the Square footage of the home is 1,990, and the zip code is 94520 for our climate we get 80, 90, and low 100 degrees in the summer, in the winter we get upper 30 to 40 degrees at night our home doesn't have good insulation...
  12. HVAC
    I live in Central NJ & have a 2 BR Town House (40 yr old) that had a solid Carrier Condenser (R22) unit that lived it's life more than it should have & went out on me last week..... The Heat Pump is not as old (I think it is close to 10 yr old unit) & us working fine. I have gotten 5-6...
  13. HVAC
    Hello all, We just moved into a new house a few months ago, and since then, I've been forced to learn alot about boilers, quickly. It's been issue, after issue. The house has been vacant since spring, and we moved in just in time to turn on the heat. We have a 1960 Richmond (Rheem) natural gas...
  14. HVAC
    Hi, we came home on Christmas Eve to a burning plastic smell in the house. Thought it was the Christmas tree, so I unplugged it, ventilated the house, and we went to bed. Next morning, got up, heat wasn't working and the smell was back. Traced it back to the control board on the (natural...
  15. HVAC
    We just moved into a home (built 1978) with original electric furnace (Rheem, REAB 1020 T). A cold spell (20-30's) has just moved in and the furnace is behaving oddly. During the day it seems to have no issues coming on, but during the night we've noticed it is turning off and staying off so the...
  16. Plumbing
    So I’m shopping around for a new water heater and I have lots of questions. Are Rheem water heaters any good? Can I install a water heater by myself? If I have a medium height water heater, is it worthwhile to buy a more efficient tall water heater and redo some of the piping so I can...
  17. HVAC
    Hello Everyone. I replaced a dual run capacitor on a Rheem Ramb 042Jaz last week. The original capacitor was gray rating is a 370 volt (55/5). I took photos and marked wires and connected the new Amrad 370/440 (55/5) the same way as the old one. I am unsure if the fan is turning in the...
  18. HVAC
    I have a York furnace(1999) and a Rheem steam humidifier I just added to my system. When I power up the humidifier it causes the furnace blower to run all the time. Wiring: Therm to Furnace Y-Y, W-W, R-R Therm to Hum G-GT Furn to Hum C-C, G-GF, R-R
  19. HVAC
    Rheem Classic 90 plus Model No. - RGTA 10EZAJS Serial No. - ej50707f190203287 Hey everybody, new homeowner here. Furnace has worked fine until a few days ago. It starts (Blower motor), but only ignites a flame about 5% of the time. When it does have a flame, the Amber light is blinking on...
  20. HVAC
    I have recently had two HVAC techs install a completely new HVAC system and a new Ecobee Si. One of the guys wired the outside HP and one wired the indoor AH. I know that they had several of the wires wrong because I have checked them ex: the B terminal at the HP was attached to a blue wire...
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