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Rheem Performance 40 Gallon (151L) 6 Year 36,000 BTU Power Vent Tank High Efficiency Gas Water Heater

Model # 685410|Store SKU # 1001070394

Overview

Model # 685410 Store SKU # 1001070394

The Rheem Performance Line. Exclusive to the Home Depot! A 40 gallon powervent gas water heater, providing an ample supply of water to households with 2-4 people. This model has a 6 year limited tank and parts warranty plus a 1 year in home labour warranty. Featuring a Honeywell, electronic ignition (no pilot light) gas valve with self diagnostic capabilities that alerts the user to the operating status of the unit. 36 000 BTU input for greater hot water delivery. Whisper quiet operation with PVC venting (more cost effective than conventional venting). Want better efficiency, limitless hot water, and space savings? Consider Rheem condensing tankless (SKU # 1000730128).

  1. Powervent 40 gal. tank provides ample hot water for households with 2-4 people.
  1. Honeywell, electronic ignition (no pilot light), self diagnostic gas valve. Alerts the user to the operating status of the heater.
  1. 6 year tank and parts, 1 year labour limited warranty.
  1. . .67 efficiency rating
  1. 36 000 BTU input for fast water temperature recovery.
  1. Maintenance Free Burner System, offering maximum protection against flammable vapors.
  1. Actual product may differ slightly from image shown

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in inches)
21.75
Assembled Height (in inches)
62.5
Assembled Weight (in lbs)
145
Assembled Width (in inches)
21.75
Packaged Depth (in inches)
29
Packaged Height (in inches)
66
Packaged Weight (In lbs)
155
Packaged Width (in inches)
23

Details

Application Type
Residential
BTU Rating
36000
Commercial/Residential
Residential
Country of Origin
MX-Mexico
Efficiency Level
High
ENERGY STAR®
Fuel Type
Natural Gas
Gallon Size
40-49
Household Size (People)
2 - 3
Primary Warranty
6 Years
Smart Technology
No
Warranty Type
Good
Water Heater Features
Overheat Protection
WH Connection Location
Top
WH Profile Type
Tall

Warranty / Certifications

6 Year Limited Tank and Parts. Rheem Exclusive First Year In Home Warranty.
Performance 40 Gallon (151L) 6 Year 36,000 BTU Power Vent Tank High Efficiency Gas Water HeaterRheem Performance 40 Gallon (151L) 6 Year 36,000 BTU Power Vent Tank High Efficiency Gas Water HeaterThe Rheem Performance Line. Exclusive to the Home Depot! A 40 gallon powervent gas water heater, providing an ample supply of water to households with 2-4 people. This model has a 6 year limited tank and parts warranty plus a 1 year in home labour warranty. Featuring a Honeywell, electronic ignition (no pilot light) gas valve with self diagnostic capabilities that alerts the user to the operating status of the unit. 36 000 BTU input for greater hot water delivery. Whisper quiet operation with PVC venting (more cost effective than conventional venting). Want better efficiency, limitless hot water, and space savings? Consider Rheem condensing tankless (SKU # 1000730128).
Rheem
1001070394
CAD14252022-12-09
The Home Depot Canada
Performance 40 Gallon (151L) 6 Year 36,000 BTU Power Vent Tank High Efficiency Gas Water Heater is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 54.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Replaced a 12yr old GSW Ordering and picking up was pretty straight forward. The unit looks nice, I will never look at it. The power vent is quite a bit noisier than the one I replaced. If I can get 10 yrs out of it without repair or replacement I will be happy with it.
Date published: 2021-01-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Gas hot water tank “BUYER BEWARE” This tank was purchased on August 5th 2021. On Aug 21, 2021 The new hot water tank was installed. As we were getting ready to start it we were getting an error code of seven blinks indicating system locked as per the trouble shooting guide. Leaving it sit for the night and trying again in the morning. On Aug 22, 2021 At 8:30 am I tried to re-start and no success. At 9am I called the (1-866-279-4566) as indicated on the label of the hot water tank an spoke with a technician witch guided me to resetting the error by turning the power switch “On” and cycling the temperature control from low temp to high temp 7 times. As this did not resolve the issue we proceeded to unplug the unit waiting 1 minute and doing the pre-said steps over. This did not clear the issue and then was informed that the (FVS) flammable vapour sensor was not under warranty and that I could purchase one from them at a fee or return the tank to the place of purchase. The following link was sent to me from Rheem.com Below are links to order your parts from the Rheem Parts web store: SP20172: Click here to order SP20172 FV Sensor Kit If you have any problems with your order, please call 1-800-621-5622 option 3 or reply to this email and someone will assist you. Thanks, Rheem Parts Division As I was not satisfied with Rheem’s reply I called Home Depot Help line and a ticket was opened on my behalf. On August 23rd I proceeded to call Home Depot from were I purchased the tank and left 2 message for management to return my call. As a call was returned they were able to help by supplying me with a replacement one from their stock. Thanks to Ken for your help. Home Depot Timmins
Date published: 2021-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good price Ordered online received in about 3 weeks, Hooked up almost 2 weeks ago works well
Date published: 2020-08-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Power vent water tank Water heater works as expected. Power vent motor runs quietly.
Date published: 2021-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hot water tank performance water heater tank runs smoothly with no issues.
Date published: 2021-11-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from nice installed this tank for one month, so far, everything is OK
Date published: 2021-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product Light weight and proper height for crawl space installation
Date published: 2021-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Clean lines, compact Bought this a while ago, but just had it installed. It is so much quieter than our old water heater. The water is hot, and we don't have to wait long for it.
Date published: 2018-10-04
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The Home Depot CA website lists this Rheem model 685410 40 gal as a 62" tall. The 50 gal unit is also shown as 62 tall. I would think the 40 gal model would be shorter? Is this a misprint on the web page?

Asked by: Ron1
The tank alone is 51".
Answered by: Zrob
Date published: 2020-04-22

can this unit be used with propane gas?

Asked by: mar10man
Hello, This unit cannot be converted to Propane, but we do have propane units available online in 50 gallon size. Thank you, Rheem Canada
Answered by: RheemCanada
Date published: 2020-08-17

WHAT IS THE UEF OF THIS APPLIANCE 

Asked by: TJQ1
Hi TJQ1 In Canada, the metric that is used is EF. This product is energy star rated, with an EF of .67. Sorry, UEF is not provided for this unit. Hope this helps. Cheers.
Answered by: TheRheemExpert
Date published: 2019-01-22

Hello. Is it possible to rotate the power vent to face the other direction? It currently faces to the front so the air inlet is over the control panel. My existing has the inlet to the back my that is also where I have an inlet pipe to the outside.

Asked by: Ryan
Thank you for asking, Ryan. We would need to confirm the unit is installed properly before we could answer this question. You can contact our Customer Support Department at 1-866-279-4566. Thank you and have a great day.
Answered by: Rheem
Date published: 2020-08-07

What is the Rheem Model Number? Is this model qualified with Fortis Gas Rebate?

Asked by: peter
Thank you for asking. The Rheem model number would be XG40T06PV40U0. Please go on ahridirectory.org for rebate information.
Answered by: Rheem
Date published: 2020-11-09
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