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INDOOR RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL TANKLESS WATER HEATERS
Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199
160 000/199 000 Btu- Natural Gas | 160 000/199 000 Btu - Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gas
Installation and Operating Instructions
Temperature Modulated with Electronic Ignition Suitable for heating potable water and space heating
(Intended for variable flow applications, indoor use only)
Danger: If the information in this manual is not followed exactly, a fire or explosion
may result causing property damage, personal injury or death.
Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of
this or any other appliance.
Installation and service must be performed by a trained and certified installer, service
agency or the gas supplier.
Improper installation, adjustment, alteration, service or maintenance can cause
injury or property damage. Refer to this manual. For assistance or additional informa-
tion consult a qualified installer, service agency or the gas supplier.
In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts this product must be installed by a licensed
plumber or gas fitter.
Upon completion of the installation, these instructions should be handed to the user
of the appliance for future reference.
What to do if you smell gas
Turn off the gas shut-off valve. Open windows and doors.
Do not try to light any appliance.
Do not touch any electrical switch, telephone, and do not use outlets.
Extinguish all open flames. Do not smoke! Do not use lighters!
Warn all occupants of the building. Do not ring doorbells!
If you can hear gas leaking, leave the building immediately. Prevent others from
entering the building and notify the police and fire department from outside the
building.
From outside the building, call the gas utility company and a trained and certified
installer.

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  • Page 1 From outside the building, call the gas utility company and a trained and certified installer. INDOOR RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL TANKLESS WATER HEATERS Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 160 000/199 000 Btu- Natural Gas | 160 000/199 000 Btu - Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gas Installation and Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Factory default settings ....44 Water actuators calibration ... . 44 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 3: Key To Symbols And Safety Instructions

    If you smell flue gas ▶ Switch off the appliance. ▶ Open windows and doors. ▶ Inform the certified installer who installed the appliance. Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 4 ▶ Every appliance that has been submerged must be ▶ Before performing electrical work, disconnect the power replaced. and secure the unit against unintentional reconnection. ▶ Ensure the system has been disconnected from the power supply. 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 5 Failure to do so could result in severe NOTICE: personal injury or death. ▶ Do not obstruct the flow of combustion and ventilation air. Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 6: Safety Information

    155 °F (68 °C) approx. 1 second nonpotable water heating appliance. Table 2 Approximate time-temperature relationship until there is a risk of scalding 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 7: Appliance Details

    • Wi-Fi module [802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz)] substances included in the Act. BOSCH is constantly improving its products, BOSCH water heater complies with the State of California Lead therefore specifications are subject to Law (AB1953). change without prior notice. Appliance details...
  • Page 8: Specifications (Technical Data)

     250 (measured) CO level level (set from factory) see table 24 see table 24 Dimensions Depth inches (mm) 9.84 (250) 9.84 (250) Width inches (mm) (471,5) (471,5) Table 3 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 9 Overheat prevention • Inlet water temperature sensor • Outlet water temperature sensor • Exhaust flue gas temperature sensor • Water flow sensor • Air flow sensing technology (Optiflow) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 10: Unpacking The Heater

    140 °F (60 °C) for Residential appliances or 160 °F (71 °C) for Commercial appliances. In these applications a 3 way valve or thermostatic mixing valve must be installed. • Booster applications. 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 11: General Rules To Follow For Safe Operation

    10. Failure to install the heater correctly may lead to unsafe operation. Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 12: Dimensions And Minimum Installation Clearances

    12 | Appliance details Dimensions and minimum installation clearances Fig. 5 Dimensions 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 13: Installation Instructions

    ▶ 2. The hot water lines should be kept short and insulated to save energy. It is recommended to locate the water heater as close as practical to the most frequently used hot water fixtures. Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 14: Heater Placement And Clearances

    Front cover should be removed (see instructions on page 10) in order to inspect components visually. Fig. 7 Distance between support boards [1] Support boards Vertical studs are typically 16" (406mm) on center. 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 15: Venting

    194 °F. 6720813634-28.1V Fig. 9 Mounting the heater CAUTION: Personal injury and property damage. ▶ Appliance must be installed vertically. Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 16 ¼ inch per foot back to the appliance. This allows the condensate to drain properly. Maximum vent lengths and equivalent lengths per table 8 apply. 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 17 Intake: 40 196021 / 197021 (4" by Exhaust: 2 IPEX PVC / CPVC Concentric Termination Kit 36" long) Intake: 60 Table 6 Approved PVC/CPVC Vent Components & Terminations Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 18 (2" x 4") PP Horizontal Termination Kit - Concentric Exhaust: 20 M&G 810009710 (3" x 5") PP Horizontal Termination Kit - Concentric Intake: 40 Table 7 Approved PP Vent Components & Terminations 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 19 2" PP Vertical (Roof) Terminations Intake: 4 uring Ecco Exhaust: 8 Manufact 190395 3" PP Vertical (Roof) Terminations Intake: 8 uring Table 7 Approved PP Vent Components & Terminations Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 20 2" Twin pipe 60ft 60ft 3" Twin pipe 280ft 280ft 2"/ 4" 60ft Concentric pipe 3"/ 5" 280ft Concentric pipe Table 8 Maximum Allowable Exhaust and Combustion Air Lengths 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 21 Clause 5.20, Draft hoods, or; b) a reference to the following footnote: “Clearance in accordance with local installation codes and the requirements of the gas supplier.” Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 22 Clause 5.20, Draft hoods, or; b) a reference to the following footnote: “Clearance in accordance with local installation codes and the requirements of the gas supplier.” 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 23 [C] 12 inches (305 mm) minimum above air intake opening Fig. 12 Horizontal venting system (concentric vent) [1] Exhaust [2] Air intake [3] Concentric Vent kit [4] Exhaust pipe [5] Air Intake pipe [LA] Minimum 1" Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 24 [2] Exhaust ▶ Avoid locating vent terminals near [X] At least 1foot (305mm) equipment, vegetation, plants or building features which can be subject to degradation from exhaust gases. 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 25 Vertical venting system with flex PP (sealed 6720813634-11.1V Fig. 19 Appliance drain installation combustion) [1] Condensate drain connection [1] Intake [2] Exhaust Verify condensate disposal/neutralization is in accordance with federal, State, and local regulation. Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 26 (304.8mm) of the bottom of the enclosure. Each opening must have a minimum free area of one square inch per: – 1000 BTU/hr (292.81 Watts) if all air is taken from inside the building 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 27: Factory Regulation

    If gas conversion is needed (Natural Gas to Liquid propane gas), see section 6.9. DANGER: ▶ The gas type conversion must only be carried out by a qualified contractor. Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 28: Gas Piping & Connections

    (noise and combustion instabilities). See chapter 4.13, page 36 for the procedure to measure gas pressure. Proper gas pressure must be confirmed at time of installation. 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 29 Length of Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST), Feet EHD* 1,530 1,090 Table 12 * EHD = Equivalent Hydraulic Diameter. The greater the value of EHD, the greater the gas capacity of the tubing. Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 30 (at 11 inches Water Column Inlet Pressure).(Based on a Pressure Drop of 0.5 Inch Water Column)* Source National Fuel Gas Code NFPA 54, ANSI Z223.1 - No Additional Allowance is necessary for an ordinary number of fittings. 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 31: Water Quality

    For water analysis data call your local water department, or if on a well, have well water analyzed periodically. If water quality exceeds one or more of the values specified below, Bosch NOTICE: recommends consulting a local water treatment professional ▶...
  • Page 32: Domestic Hot Water Recirculation With External Pump

    This appliance has been designed to permit recirculation by controlling an external pump. For this function, the external Fig. 23 Water filter pump must be electrically connected to the appliance - Bosch cable accessory is available (TTNr TBD). All the features of [1] Cap recirculation (...
  • Page 33: 4.12 Space Heating Applications

    – Compatible with thermostat type solution (example warranty document for additional details. Aquastat). Thermostat/Aquastat must be connected to the appliance using the tank connector in bottom of the appliance. • Internal NTC Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 34 [6] Thermal expansion tank (as required) internal pump) [7] Air purge [8] Cold water supply [9] Check valve [10] Thermostatic mixing valve [11] Thermometer (optional) [12] DHW outlet [13] Thermostat [14] Air handler 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 35 Installation instructions | 35 Pressure Drop (psi) Feet of Head Fig. 27 Pressure drop curve Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 36: 4.13 Measuring Gas Pressure

    The water heater requires an electrical power supply from a 120VAC / 60Hz properly rated receptacle and must be properly grounded. The water heater is wired as shown in the wiring diagram (chapter 10, Fig. 51). 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 37: Position Of The Fuses In Control Unit

    ▶ Press the four snaps inside the control unit and remove the PCB. NOTICE: ▶ Wipe down with a damp cloth. Do not use any aggressive or corrosive cleaning agents to clean the window. Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 38: For Your Safety Read Before Operating Your Water Heater

    When the burner is on, the display shows symbol 6720813761-05.1V Fig. 34 A lower temperature set point will reduce the risk of scolding, reduce energy consumption and increase the longevity of the heat exchanger. 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 39 Fig. 35 Temp. inlet > [Temp. set - 1.8 °F (1 °C)] Ex.: 111 °F (43.9 °C) > [112 °F (44.4 °C) - 1.8 °F (1 °C)] Table 19 Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 40: Information /Adjustments Menu

    This menu allows you to purge the exhaust circuit. • Operation Cycles - number of times burner has been ▶ Access to information / adjustments menu. started. Display shows P4 Information. 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 41 Display shows Clock and Date menu. ▶ Touch the symbol , to select Add New and repeat all ▶ Touch the symbol to set the Clock. steps mentioned above. Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 42 ▶ Touch the symbol Set Vacation time. Adjust “LCD display” position (Fig. 32, [7]); • Vertical The burners will not activate while the • Horizontal appliance is in vacation mode. 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 43 This menu allows you to choose the units visible on the display. Fig. 43 Backlight control menu ▶ Touch the symbol ▶ Use the symbols to select DIM. ▶ Touch the symbol Fig. 41 A9 - Units Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 44: Service Menu - Au (Authentication)

    PF - Bypass (On / Off) • PA - Actuator Calibration ▶ Touch the symbol to return to main menu. • U1 - L1 Auto Adjustment • U2 - L2 Auto Adjustment 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 45: Gas Type

    ▶ Disconnect the power supply cord. ▶ Shut off the gas supply. Fig. 45 Gas conversion kit ▶ Tighten the four screws. ▶ Open the gas supply valve. ▶ Turn On the appliance. Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 46: Maintenance And Service

    5. Inspect water filter • In areas where the water supply has a high mineral content, the heat exchanger should be flushed with a descaling Table 21 Annual maintenance 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 47: Winterizing For Seasonal Use

    ▶ Close the cold water shutoff valve and reconnect hot water supply to the water heater. ▶ Close the outlet drain connection. Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 48: Troubleshooting

    It may be necessary to upgrade to higher 60Hz properly grounded circuit required). Confirm power flow rate shower heads if allowed by local code. to the heater. 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 49: Water Is Not Hot Enough

    1. Make sure the cover is securely fastened. Ensure the exhaust vent adaptor is properly sealed with the supplied gasket. Leaky seals create improper combustion emissions and noise. Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 50: Manifold Gas Pressure

    ▶ Turn ON the appliance to return to normal operation. Fig. 47 Pressure head points [A] Air pressure head in the box [B] Gas pressure head in the burner [C] Tee (installer supplied) 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 51: Adjusting Gas/Air Flow

    If heater goes back to P2, open more hot water fixtures to allow sufficient flow and access to P1 menu. ▶ Touch symbols to select U1 - L1 Auto Adjust. Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 52 The adjustment of the minimum gas and air flow is completed. After adjusting parameter P1 and to avoid damaging the CO analyzer by removing the probe before measuring and adjusting parameter P2. 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 53 Table 25 CO & CO target numbers 8.9.4 Returning to Service ▶ Remove the CO analyzer probe and insert the screw into the flue adaptor. Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 54: Problem Solving

    ▶ Close and open a hot water tap. 1) 2) Main water valve disconnected. ▶ Check water valve connections. 1) 2) Barometric pressure sensors fault. ▶ Replace Electric Control Unit (ECU). Table 26 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 55 ON/OFF button for 3 sec. ▶ If the problem persist check the ignition electrode or the ionization electrode. Modulating gas solenoid valve disconnected. ▶ Check valve connection. Table 26 Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 56 Note: If the appliance is locked for safety reasons, information is shown on the display to give more information on the problem. Once the problem is solved, you may have to touch the ON/OFF button for 3 sec. to restart the appliance. 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 57: Electrical Diagram

    Electrical diagram | 57 Electrical diagram Fig. 51 Electrical diagram Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 58 [18] Cabinet temperature sensor [19] Water outlet HC temperature sensor [20] Water inlet temperature sensor [21] Tank temperature sensor [22] Water valve [23] Cascading in/Out [24] Touch control display connection 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 59: Sensor Resistance Charts

    Sensor resistance charts RESISTANCE (KOHM) 6720816948-40.1V Fig. 52 Outlet / Inlet and heat exchanger immersion sensor characteristics 0.01 RESISTANCE (KOHM) 6720816948-41.1V Fig. 53 Back flow and exhaust gas NTC characteristic Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 60: Interior Components Diagram

    [16] Condensate trap [7] Condensing unit [17] By-pass water valve [8] Main water valve [18] Ionization sensor [9] By-pass pipe [19] Ignition electrodes [10] HE drain [20] PRV connection 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 61: 12.2 160,000 Btu Interior Components

    [18] Ionization sensor [7] Condensing unit [19] Ignition electrodes [8] Main water valve [20] PRV connection [9] By-pass pipe [10] HE drain [11] Power cord [12] Gas connection Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)
  • Page 62: Protecting The Environment

    2) See Chapter 4.13 and gas pressure table (to be filled out by installer). Installation manual should be left with the owner after the installation is tested and completed. Additional copies of the installation manual are available at www.boschheatingandcooling.com. 6 720 816 815 (2016/10) Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199...
  • Page 63: Greentherm 9800 Se 160/199 | Sec

    | 63 Notes Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199 6 720 816 815 (2016/10)