Rheem manufactures a variety of appliances such as water heaters, furnaces, air conditioning units and more. Sometimes, an appliance may stop working due to a part that needs to be repaired or replaced.
Gas water heaters, including the 33731 and the 33831
Gas-fired furnaces such as the RGGA and the RGBA
Auxiliary heater kits like the RXPJ, which can be used in air handlers
Oil-fired furnaces such as the ROBZ
Outside air conditioning units like the RSNZ and the PNA
Five common parts in Rheem products
Most parts of a Rheem product can be fixed or replaced if they start to work less efficiently or break down. Before working on your appliance, take a moment to familiarize yourself with the owners manual. Youll also want to make sure you disconnect the power supply so that the unit doesnt start up while youre working on it.
Evaporator coils—Air handlers that provide cooling capabilities will have evaporator coils. If the coils are too dirty or damaged, then they may not work efficiently and may need to be cleaned or replaced.
Primary burner—Some air handlers may be paired with a gas furnace for heating capabilities. If the primary burner on the furnace doesnt ignite, then it wont heat and move air.
Control board—Some units, such as a furnace or air handler, may have an electronic control board that manages how the unit cycles. If the control board fails, then the unit may work poorly or not at all.
Air filter—The air filter cleans the air coming into the air handler through the return duct to protect the internal parts from any airborne contaminants and debris. If the air filter is clogged, air may not pass through it efficiently, and the unit may not work well.
Blower fan—The blower fan activates once the air inside the furnace or air handler has reached the appropriate temperature and moves air through the ductwork. If it breaks, then the fan will need to be replaced.