ABOUT YOUR WATER HEATER
This water heater is supplied with temperature sensors, a pressure relief valve and a combination temperature
pressure relief valve. These devices must not be tampered with or removed. The water heater must not be
operated unless each of these devices is fitted and is in working order.
If the power supply cord or plug to the solar storage tank is damaged, it must be replaced by a qualified person
in order to avoid a hazard. The power supply cord and plug must be replaced with a genuine replacement part
available from Rheem. Phone Rheem Service or their nearest Accredited Service Agent to arrange for an
Warning: For continued safety of this water heater it must be installed, operated and maintained in
accordance with the Owner’s Guide and Installation Instructions.
The Rheem warranty may not cover faults if relief valves or other safety devices are tampered with or
if the installation is not in accordance with these instructions.
Where damage to property can occur in the event of the water heater leaking, the water heater must be
installed in a safe tray. Construction, installation and draining of a safe tray must comply with AS/NZS 3500.4
and all local codes and regulatory authority requirements.
The water heater must be maintained in accordance with the Owner’s Guide and Installation Instructions. Refer
to “Regular Care” on page 9 and to “Anode Inspection and Replacement” on page 12.
If this water heater is to be used where an uninterrupted hot water supply is necessary for your application or
business you should ensure that you have back-up redundancy within the hot water system design. This should
ensure the continuity of hot water supply in the event that this water heater were to become inoperable for any
reason. We recommend you seek advice from your plumber or specifier about your needs and building back-
up redundancy into your hot water supply system.
The solar storage tank incorporates a solar monitor. The solar monitor is located on the lower front cover and
houses both a green and a red LED.
The green LED, marked “Solar”, indicates the current operational mode of the solar water heater and the red
LED, marked “Attention”, indicates a fault mode.
The green LED will emit either a constant glow or a series of flashes, with a 2 second interval between each
The red LED will emit a series of flashes, with a 2 second interval between each series, only if there is a
particular fault condition with the system.
The operational modes are:
2 x green
Flooding solar circuit
3 x green
Pump flow control
4 x green
Pump flow established
5 x green
Tank at maximum temperature
Call for service
If the power supply to the water heater is on and the green LED is off or the red LED is flashing, this indicates
there is a fault with the water heater. The red LED may emit up to six flashes in each series of flashes. Count
the number of flashes and phone Rheem Service or their nearest Accredited Service Agent to arrange for an