How do I read my Rheem model number?
You can determine the size in tons of your Rheem HVAC system by examining the model number on the data sti at the side of the a/c condenser (outdoor unit). Look for the second cluster of digits of the model number. It will have a number divisible by 6 or 12, and represents the nominal BTU of the system in thousands.
What is the life expectancy of a Rheem furnace?
Rheem furnaces last approximately 15 to 20 years.
How do you reset a Rheem furnace control board?
8 Steps to Reset Your Rheem Furnace
- Check to see if the pilot light is off.
- Set the thermostat to the lowest possible setting.
- Switch off the power.
- Close the gas supply to the furnace.
- Reignite the pilot light with a matchstick or lighter.
- Turn on the power and the gas supply.
- Press the reset button and hold for 30 seconds.
What do Rheem model numbers mean?
The Rheem heat pump condenser has a data plate located on the outside unit that will display the model and serial number. The model number is used by the manufacturer (Rheem) to determine the size in tonnage of the unit. It also has important information like the SEER rating, voltage, and phase of the unit.
How can I tell the tonnage of my AC unit?
Simply divide the BTUs by 12,000 to calculate the tonnage of your unit. For example, if your air conditioner is 36,000 BTUs, you have a 3-ton unit….If you find one of those numbers, chances are good it’s the unit’s BTUs:
- 018 = 18,000 BTUs = 1.5 tons.
- 024 = 24,000 BTUs = 2 tons.
- 030 = 30,000 BTUs = 2.5 tons.
Is there a reset button on Rheem furnace?
Almost every furnace has a reset button, which is typically located inside the blower housing next to the blower motor.
Why is my gas furnace not blowing hot air?
Troubleshooting Furnaces Not Blowing Hot Air Check batteries of your thermostat and replace the drained or faulty one. Check the fan settings on your thermostat if they are set to “auto” instead of “on”. Make sure someone else has not set your thermostat to a lower temperature.
How do I tell the tonnage of my AC unit?
Simply divide the BTUs by 12,000 to calculate the tonnage of your unit. For example, if your air conditioner is 36,000 BTUs, you have a 3-ton unit. Some manufacturers bury tonnage or BTU information in their model numbers. Look for an even, two-digit number between 18 and 60.
How can you tell how old a Rheem is?
How can I tell the age of a Rheem air conditioner or furnace from the serial number? Find the letter in the middle or beginning of the serial number. The first two numbers after it are the week of manufacture, and the third and fourth numbers after the letter are the year of manufacture.
How do I know if my AC is 1 ton or 1.5 ton?
Who Makes Rheem furnaces?
The Paloma Group
Today, Rheem is owned by The Paloma Group, which also makes Ruud HVAC systems. In addition to HVAC equipment, Rheem makes water heaters, pool and spa heaters, water softeners, and commercial refrigeration products. Rheem is one of the largest manufacturers of heating products in North America.
How do I reset my Rheem control unit?
How to Restart a Rheem Air Conditioner After Power Loss With the Reset Button
- Raise the temperature on your thermostat to 80-degrees Fahrenheit.
- Find the red rubber boot that covers the rest button on the back of the air conditioner case.
- Press the reset button once with your finger.