Water heater gas valve replacement

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  1. Sep 19, 2019 #1

    gctnj

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    I need to replace the gas valve on my Rheem water heater. It is listed as obsolete and so far no one can give me a replacement number. It is a Robertshaw 66-244-312 R110RATSP AP12491D. Any help appreciated
     
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    Typically by the time the gas valve is obsolete, the tank is on it’s last legs. The gas valves typically have a longer life than the tank.
     
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    Yes, it is 10 years old. I have maintained it well, replacing anode rods and flushing regularly and thought I could get a few more years. But it may be time for a new one. Rheem told me there was no replacement.
     
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    Ordered it. Good price. I’ll check back in after install. Thx for help
     
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    FYI: Installed and working perfectly. Thx.
     
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    Great to here
     

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