Tankless Water Heater Repair Portland

Portland Tankless Water Heater Troubleshooting

Normally, most of the issues that could occur with a tankless water heater, triggering it to require a repair are external factors. Below are some of them:Tankless Water Heater Repair Portland

  • The venting is not proper. The most common mistake is using typical B-vent, which can rapidly ruin the heat exchanger due to acidic condensation.
  • Examine the gas supply line. Occasionally the supply line is undersized and was simply connected to the existing line size. The size specified in the setup handbook has to be used.
  • The gas pressure is not appropriate. The working pressure ought to be from 5 to 10 1/2 inches WC for Natural Gas and 9 1/2 to 14 inches for Liquid Propane, depending upon the model.
  • The wrong type of gas that is being used – natural gas or liquid propane. It is not possible to use the non-specified type.
  • Water flow or temperature fluctuation concerns. There are a number of things we will check to see to it they are working properly, like cleaning or replacing the input filter, analyzing the check valve, examining the seals in the faucets and looking to see if there is a cross flow someplace that should be repaired.
  • Hard Water Problems: In locations where the water is very hard, de-scaling will be needed periodically.
  • Environmental concerns. The heaters should be set up in a clean location with access to combustion air that is free from dust, lint, grease, or chemicals.

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