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Maytag C3 User Manual

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Series Six
GAS WATER HEATER
USER'S GUIDE
FOR POTABLE WATER HEATING ONLY
NOT SUITABLE FOR SPACE HEATING
NOT FOR USE IN
MANUFACTURED (MOBILE) HOMES
C3 Technology® Gas Water Heaters meet
the new ANSI Z21.10.1 standard that deals
with the accidental or unintended ignition
of flammable vapors, such as those
emitted by gasoline.
PRINTED IN THE U.S.A. 0905
AN ODORANT IS ADDED TO THE GAS USED
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Model Numbers
HR630YORT
HR630HORT
HR640YBRS
HR640HBRS
HR640YBRT
HR640HBRT
HR640YORT
HR640HORT
HR640YOCT
HR640HOCT

For Your Safety

BY THIS WATER HEATER.
HR650YOCT
HR650HOCT
HR650YBRS
HR650HBRS
HR650YBRT
HR650HBRT
HR650YRRT
HR650HRRT
HR650YRRT5
HR650HRRT5
PART NO. 184384-002

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Troubleshooting

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  • Page 1: For Your Safety

    FOR POTABLE WATER HEATING ONLY NOT SUITABLE FOR SPACE HEATING NOT FOR USE IN MANUFACTURED (MOBILE) HOMES C3 Technology® Gas Water Heaters meet the new ANSI Z21.10.1 standard that deals with the accidental or unintended ignition of flammable vapors, such as those emitted by gasoline.

  • Page 2: Safe Installation, Use And Service

    • Maytag Customer Service Center: The Maytag Customer Service Center has the equivalent to a licensed tradesman in the fields of plumbing, air supply, venting and gas supply, including a thorough understanding of the requirements of the National Fuel Gas Code as it relates to the installation of gas fired water heaters.

  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    SAFETY PRECAUTIONS...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Tools ... 6 INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTALLATION ... Removing the Old Water Heater ... 7 TYPICAL INSTALLATION ... Get to Know Your Water Heater ... 8 Mixing Valve Usage ... 9 LOCATING THE NEW HEATER... Facts to Consider About the Location ... 10,11 Insulation Blankets ...

  • Page 5: Customer Responsibilities

    Thank You for purchasing a Maytag water heater. Properly installed and maintained, it should give you years of trouble free service. It is strongly suggested that this new water heater be professionally installed, contact Maytag Customer Service (1-800-788-8899) for recommended installers.

  • Page 6: Accessories And Tools Needed

    ACCESSORIES AND TOOLS NEEDED Accessories To simplify the installation Maytag has available the installation parts shown below. You may or may not need all of these accessories depending on your type of installation. Call Maytag Customer Service at 1-800-788-8899 for an authorized installer.

  • Page 7: Instructions For Installation

    6. If you have copper piping to the water heater, the two copper water pipes can be cut with a hacksaw approximately four inches away from where they connect to the water heater.

  • Page 8: Typical Installation

    GET TO KNOW YOUR WATER HEATER - GAS MODELS A Vent Pipe B Draft Hood C Anode D Hot Water Outlet E Outlet F Water Connections G Gas Supply H Manual Gas Shut-off Valve I Ground Joint Union * INSTALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL CODES.

  • Page 9: Mixing Valve Usage

    *Mixing Valve, shall be used at the hot water taps used by these people or at the water heater. Mixing valves are available at plumbing supply or hardware stores.

  • Page 10: Locating The New Heater

    • Devices that will turn off the gas supply to a gas water heater while at the same time shutting off its water supply.

  • Page 11: Insulation Blankets

    Insulation Blankets Insulation blankets available to the general public for external use on gas water heaters are not necessary with Maytag products. The purpose of an insulation blanket is to reduce the standby heat loss encountered with storage tank heaters. Your...

  • Page 12: In Unconfined Spaces

    Combustion Air and Ventilation for Appliances Located in Unconfined Spaces UNCONFINED SPACE is space whose volume is not less than 50 cubic feet per 1,000 Btu per hour (4.8 m aggregate input rating of all appliances installed in that space. Rooms communicating directly with the space in which the appliances are installed, through openings not furnished with doors, are considered a part of the unconfined space.

  • Page 13: Water Piping

    Refer to the Thermal Expansion section under Troubleshooting Guide or contact local plumbing authority or call Maytag Customer Service at 1-800-788-8899 for an authorized installer on how to control this situation.

  • Page 14: T & P Valve And Pipe Insulation

    It will harm the dip tube and damage the tank. • Look at the top cover of the water heater. The water outlet is marked “HOT”. Put two or three turns of teflon tape around the threaded end of the threaded-to-sweat coupling and around both ends of the 3/4”...

  • Page 15: Filling The Water Heater

    (150 psi = 1,035 kPa) and a discharge capacity not less than the water heater input rate as shown on the model rating plate. For safe operation of the water heater, the relief valve must not be removed from its designated opening nor plugged.

  • Page 16: Venting

    American National Standard ANSI Z21.68 (ANSI Z21.66 & 67, respectively, cover electrically and mechanically actuated vent dampers). Before installation of any vent damper, consult your Maytag Customer Service Center at 1-800-788-8899 or the local gas supplier for further information.

  • Page 17: Gas Piping

    “OFF” until the water heater installation is complete. A gas line of sufficient size must be run to the water heater. Consult the current edition of National Fuel Gas Code ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54 and your gas supplier concerning pipe size.

  • Page 18: Sediment Trap

    ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54. A sediment trap shall be installed as close to the inlet of the water heater as practical at the time of water heater installation. The sediment trap shall be either a tee fitting with a capped nipple in the bottom outlet or other device recognized as an effective sediment trap.

  • Page 19: Operating Instructions

    D. Do not use this appliance if any part has been under water. Immediately contact a qualified installer or service agency to replace a flooded water heater. Do not attempt to repair the unit! It must be replaced! LIGHTING INSTRUCTIONS...

  • Page 20: Temperature Regulation

    NOTE: A water temperature range of 120°F-140°F (49°C-60°C) is recommended by most dishwasher manufacturers. The thermostat of this water heater has been factory set at its lowest position (PILOT LIGHTING). It is adjustable and must be reset to the desired temperature setting to reduce the risk of scald injury.

  • Page 21: Service And Maintenance

    DEATH, SERIOUS BODILY INJURY, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE. Contact the Maytag dealer from whom the appliance was purchased or call Maytag Customer Service at 1-800-788-8899 for an authorized servicer to replace a flooded water heater.

  • Page 22: Housekeeping

    You may have a check valve installed in the water line or a water meter with a check valve. Consult Maytag Customer Service at 1-800-788-8899 for further information. Do not plug the temperature-pressure relief valve.

  • Page 23: Drain Valve Washer Replacement

    Operational Conditions found in the Troubleshooting Guide of this manual. If a condition persists or you are uncertain about the operation of the water heater, let the Maytag Customer Service Center check it out. Call the Maytag Customer Service at 1-800-788-8899 for an authorized servicer.

  • Page 24: Condensation

    Thermal expansion tanks are available for ordering through the Maytag Customer Service Center (1-800-788-8899). Contact the local plumbing inspector, water supplier and/or call Maytag Customer Service at 1-800-788-8899 for assistance in controlling these situations.

  • Page 25: High Temperature Shut Off System

    Turn “OFF” the entire gas supply to the water heater. The high temperature Shut-off is built into the gas control valve. It is non-resettable. If the high temperature Shut-off activates, the gas control valve must be replaced. Call Maytag Customer Service at 1-800-788-8899 for an authorized servicer.

  • Page 26: Troubleshooting Guide

    TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE These guidelines should be used by a qualified Maytag Customer Service Center Agent. Call the Maytag Customer Service Center at 1-800-788-8899 for assistance. Inform the associate that this is a “Flammable Vapor Ignition Resistant” Product. Problem Cause Improperly sealed, hot or cold supply connection, relief valve, drain valve, or thermostat threads.

  • Page 27: Repair Parts List

    * Not Shown. ** Includes Inner Door Gasket. Now that you have purchased this gas water heater, should a need ever exist for repair parts or service, simply call Maytag Customer Service at 1-800-788-8899 for an authorized servicer. Be sure to provide all pertinent facts when you call or visit.

  • Page 28

    * Not Shown. ** Includes Inner Door Gasket. Now that you have purchased this gas water heater, should a need ever exist for repair parts or service, simply call Maytag Customer Service at 1-800-788-8899 for an authorized servicer. Be sure to provide all pertinent facts when you call or visit.

  • Page 29

    * Not Shown. ** Includes Inner Door Gasket. Now that you have purchased this gas water heater, should a need ever exist for repair parts or service, simply call Maytag Customer Service at 1-800-788-8899 for an authorized servicer. Be sure to provide all pertinent facts when you call or visit.

  • Page 30

    * Not Shown. ** Includes Inner Door Gasket. Now that you have purchased this gas water heater, should a need ever exist for repair parts or service, simply call Maytag Customer Service at 1-800-788-8899 for an authorized servicer. Be sure to provide all pertinent facts when you call or visit.

  • Page 31: Repair Parts List

    66001522 9003480 66001535 9003489 66001537 9003492 66001538 9003493 66001540 9003495 66001541 9003496 66001542 9003497 66001542 9003497 TBD (to be determined by Maytag) REPAIR PARTS LIST MAYTAG STATE 66001545 9003521 66001547 9003530 66001548 9003531 66001549 9003541 66001550 9003542 66001552 9003544 66001553...

  • Page 32: Warranty

    This warranty is limited to the original owner of the water heater. TO RECEIVE WARRANTY SERVICE To locate an authorized service company in your area contact the Maytag dealer from whom your appliance was purchased; or call Maytag Customer Service at the number listed below. Should you not receive satisfactory...

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