|Item Weight||130 pounds|
|Product Dimensions||20.1 x 20.1 x 49.4 inches|
|Item model number||22V40SF|
|Item Package Quantity||1|
|Warranty Description||6 year parts and tank. Warranties are only valid if unit was installed by a properly licensed technician|
Rheem 22V40SF Natural Gas Short Water Heater, 40 Gallon
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- 40 gallon short - natural gas
- Self - Cleaning - Everkleen patented system fights sediment build-up
- High altitude compliant
- 6 year tank and parts warranty from Rheem
- Meets Low Nitrigen Oxide emmission standards
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Installation part is easy .I had old 15 years water heater so I went to Lowe's and bought water heater complete installation kit with flexible pipe .It worked great start right away.No noise , need any match and lighter for ignition .worked great .I like Rheem
The water heaters arrived and I inspected both before signing off, and had no problems.
Dragging two water heaters with help, teenage boys do have uses, into the attic and the old ones down was a chore.
I ended up replacing pans and installing valve in outlet line while doing the installation.
As for the new heaters a month into service and no issues. Hooking them up was a not bad except for bending the copper lines for the inlet and outlet. The original plumbers did a poor job of installing the lines too close to the water heaters requiring tight bends. A little more thought and it would have been much easier. I replaced some steel nipples in the copper lines with brass, tested the heater, then started filling. The gas installation was the easier, that installation was done much better on the original build and required very little more than reattaching the line and checking for leaks.
Once filled I purged air form the water tank until sinks ran water.
Then fired up the gas following the procedures on the heater. The worst part of their design and I am not sure what alternatives would be, is trying to find the pilot light for ignition to view, while striking the automatic igniter. I had to lay flat on the floor to look through inspection port and still missed it on one heater it was already lit when I was getting ready to give up.
Arrived in fair condition, significant dents in the lower portion of the outer skin
(in the perforated vent area). Packing box itself was a shambles. No functional damage,
however, but enough damage that if purchased at a retail store they would have had to
discount it to sell it.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
It came quickly, was the size we needed, and seems excellent! We couldn't find the tall, thin size in stock in a store, but this was a great alternative.Published on November 28, 2013 by MEL
I am very satisfied with my purchase. Delivery was quick and on time. I installed it in about an hour. Easy Job. Has been working well ever since.Published on October 27, 2013 by Clyde McDonnellmartin
The water heater was easy to install. I am pleased with this product. I look forward to see if the self-cleaning feature works.Published on August 20, 2013 by Lela Mills
I was a bit hesitant to order this water heater due to the shipping damages other customers reported. Read morePublished on May 25, 2013 by Anne G Shropshire
For the price, I think it would be hard to beat this water heater. I shopped at Lowes & Home Depot, and their prices were about $150-200 higher. Read morePublished on January 29, 2012 by Norman A. Thompson
Like all Rheem products, this one is good. I would have given it 5 stars but it has had a vibration issue since the day it was installed? Read morePublished on July 9, 2011 by nostradogbert
The tank arrived in spotless condition. It installed easily and lit immediately. Hot water in less than 30 minutes. Read morePublished on June 9, 2011 by Randy J. Lecompte
Unit arrived well packaged, no issues. Installation went very well.
Rheem builds a good product. Read more