suggestions to fix or replacing tank less water systems

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Old 07-06-19, 04:41 PM
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suggestions to fix or replacing tank less water systems

Our 2 tank less water systems are shot during lightning. We are working on replacing them. One option is to fix them with the budget of $1500 (replace boards). These are 10 year old one without doing any maintenance for last 5 years. Plumber is still not sure about this fix.

Other option is to replace them. Insurance suggested to replace them. They paid some money after deductible based on the cost of replacement. If we go this route, can we just get one tank less water system instead of 2. We have 4 full batch but we are family of 4. We won't be using more than 2 batch rooms at a time. Feels like one can do the job. After deductible, we are only left for money replace 1 system.

What are out best options as well? is it worth fixing 10 year old units or go with one new modern unit.

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Old 07-10-19, 04:24 PM
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Any information. Please give us your suggestions and brands to consider.
 
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Old 07-11-19, 04:36 AM
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Are you wed to tankless heaters or are you considering going to a tank water heater?
 
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Old 07-12-19, 07:14 AM
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It would be a great help if pictures were provided of "2 tank less water systems" and other parts of system, i.e. boiler?
 
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Old 07-17-19, 06:53 PM
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Thanks for the information. We have 2 Rheem RTG-74PVN-2 tankless water heater systems installed by builder. They are approximately 10-11 years old. We are thinking about replacing these 2 with one high capacity unit.
 
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Old 07-17-19, 06:58 PM
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Hi,
Thanks for the information. i will take the pics and uploaded. We are working with plumber. They gave me $1600 estimates to replace circuit boards. Other option is to replace these 2 old units with one high capacity latest model with the cost estimate of $3995. I am trying to get the details of estimate from plumber.
 
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$1600 to replace circuit boards on Rheem boiler sounded crazy. Did a web search and found all Rheem boards priced under $400. On www.supplyhouse.com there is way to find match board to specific boiler models:
https://www.bing.com/search?q=Rheem+...3c98ac5e9397b9

Swapping boards is usually a simple DIY job. Disconnect some wires and connectors. Then physically remove boards. In today's cost sensitive world it is way to reduce warranty costs.
Include picture showing board.
 
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Old 07-30-19, 11:05 AM
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Thanks for the feedback. We are torn between replacing boards vs getting one newer unit to replace existing units. We were not doing any maintenance (yearly flush) on existing units for last 7 years. One of the reason to go with replacing using newer unit. We got a quote of 4k to replace 2 units with 1 newer unit.

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