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Model # SP20739

Pilot/Thermopile Assembly Kit for Natural Gas Water Heaters

  • Compatible with Rheem Performance Series Gas Water Heaters
  • Pilot assembly, gaskets, and Tinnerman clips included
  • Ensures safe and reliable operation
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Product Details

The Rheem PROTECH Pilot/Thermopile Assembly Replacement Kit contains everything that you need to replace the Pilot/Thermopile Assembly on your Rheem Performance, Performance Plus and Performance Platinum natural gas water heater. This kit is required anytime the burner door is removed from the unit so that the gasket and pilot assembly can be replaced. Kit ensures safe and reliable operation.
  • Kit includes: pilot/thermopile assembly, gaskets, Tinnerman clips and instructions
  • For use on Rheem Performance, Performance Plus and Performance Platinum water heaters that use the self diagnostic natural gas valves
  • Genuine OEM replacement kit
  • 1 year limited warranty
  • Gasket made from high temperature silicone
  • Easy to install
  • Ignitor / pilot assembly includes burner door grommet
  • Fix your water heater with peace of mind using genuine Rheem parts
  • Call 1-800-432-8373 to ensure this is the correct part for your water heater
  • Packaged with installation instructions
  • Call 1-855-400-2552 before noon for same-day installation service in most areas, or visit our Water Heater Installation page for more information.
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  • California residents
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Specifications

Dimensions: H 5.5 in, W 3 in, D 8.5 in

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)8.5 inProduct Height (in.)5.5 in
Product Width (in.)3 in

Details

Compatible Brand/ModelVarious Rheem Gas Tank Water HeatersFinish FamilySilver Metallic
For Use WithGas TankMaterialMetal and Various
Pack Size1Product TypeRepair Kit
Product Weight (lb.)0.5 lbReturnable90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty1 Year Limited Warranty
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Questions & Answers

296Questions
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Q:this part fit my Rheem performance plus model XG40T09HE40U0?
by|Nov 5, 2023
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A:  Hi Domingo and thank you for your question. The correct part is SP21058 Description: Pilot Assembly Replacement Kit.

by|Nov 6, 2023
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    Q:Will this work on model # XG40TOGEN38UO
    by|Nov 3, 2023
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    A:  Hi Eric and thank you for your question. The number you listed XG40TOGEN38UO is showing as Invalid Marketing Model. Please call the number on your unit or in your user manual.

    by|Nov 6, 2023
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      Q:Will this work on XG40T12HE40U0 ? Thanks
      by|Nov 1, 2023
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      A:  Hi John and thank you for your question. The correct part is SP21058 Description: Pilot Assembly Replacement Kit.

      by|Nov 2, 2023
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        Q:Hello. Will it fit S/N RHLPQ201407906? Thank you.
        by|Oct 27, 2023
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        A:  Hello Zavala, Thank you for contacting Rheem. The correct part number for the pilot assembly is SP21059.

        by|Oct 28, 2023
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          Customer Reviews

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            This is the thermopile Assembly to purchase if your current Home Depot 6, 9 or 12 year Rheem gas ...
            This is the thermopile Assembly to purchase if your current Home Depot 6, 9 or 12 year Rheem gas hot water heater refuses to maintain it's "lit" pilot flame. We just recently installed a replacement Home Depot 9-yr warrantied Rheem 50 gallon hot water tank and what we thought was a flawless install was not correct in that the pilot light refused to stay lit....pilot light would extinguish itself every 6 hours or so requiring a person to relight the pilot a total of 4 times over a 24 hour period. I escalated this problem to Rheem at their toll free number (800-432-8373) and this thermopile assembly was overnighted to me via FEDEX from Rheem. Rheem would either dispatch a technician to install this part however having no reliable hot water for almost a week I installed this part myself and it's been almost 12 hours with a consistant reliable pilot light thereby giving us hot water to shower and clean. This part is a Protech branded OEM assembly with p/n SP20824 which will work with all the current natural gas powered Rheem water heaters currently being sold at your local Home Depots. If you are going to replace this item yourself be sure and use open flare nut wrenches to remove the fittings off the actual gas valve otherwise you risk "rounding off" the brass nuts if you aggressively overtighten the three fittings back onto the gas valve.
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              It was not the same one I need it...
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              Was the perfect fit, had my hot water heater back...
              Was the perfect fit, had my hot water heater back up and running!
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              Happy you had the part Water heater works.
              Gave it a 5 star. No problem installing the Kit working awesome . Happy camper.
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