Key to symbols and safety instructions
Key to symbols
Warnings in this document are identified by
a warning triangle printed against a grey
Keywords at the start of a warning indicate
the type and seriousness of the ensuing risk
if measures to prevent the risk are not taken.
The following keywords are defined and can be used in this
DANGER indicates a hazardous situation which, if not
avoided, will result in death or serious injury.
WARNING indicates a hazardous situation which, if not
avoided, could result in death or serious injury.
CAUTION indicates a hazardous situation which, if not
avoided, could result in minor to moderate injury.
NOTICE is used to address practices not related to
This symbol indicates important information
where there is no risk to people or property.
Step in an action sequence
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List entry (second level)
Greentherm 9800 SE 160/199 | SEC 199
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Read all instructions before installing. Perform the steps in the
indicated sequence. Have the water heater inspected by a
trained service technician at least once every year. Failure to
comply with these instructions can result in severe, possibly
fatal, personal injury as well as damage to property and
Installation and servicing
▶ Risk of fire when soldering and brazing!
Take appropriate protective measures when soldering and
brazing around combustible and flammable material.
▶ Ensure that only a licensed contractor installs or services
the water heater.
▶ On hot components use only material with adequate
Installation and commissioning
▶ In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the water heater
must be installed by a licensed plumber.
▶ Do not install this device in rooms with a high moisture level
(e.g. bathrooms, saunas).
▶ To ensure that the water heater functions properly, follow
these installation and maintenance instructions.
▶ Never close the blow-off line of the T&P safety valve. For
safety reasons, water may escape during heating.
If you smell gas
▶ Turn off the gas shut-off valve.
▶ Open windows and doors.
▶ Do not try to light the appliance.
▶ Do not touch any electrical switch, telephone, and do not
▶ Extinguish all open flames. Do not smoke! Do not use
▶ 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.
If you smell flue gas
▶ Switch off the appliance.
▶ Open windows and doors.
▶ Inform the certified installer who installed the appliance.
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