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Replacement Parts - Whirlpool 6510374 Installation Instructions And Use And Care Manual

Energy smart gas water heater with the flame lock safety system

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Replacement Parts

IMPORTANT: The following maintenance procedures
are for the Flame Lock
should be performed by a qualified person.
Replacement parts may be ordered through your plumber
or the local distributor. Parts will be shipped at prevailing
prices and billed accordingly. When ordering replacement
parts, always have the following information ready:
1. model, serial, and product number
2. type of gas
3. item number
4. parts description
See pages 27-28 for a list of available repair parts.
Removing the Manifold Assembly
1. Turn off the gas to the water heater at the manual gas
shut-off valve (Figure 3).
2. Turn the gas control/temperature knob to the "OFF"
position (Figure 19).
3. Remove the outer door.
4. Remove the two screws
securing the manifold door
to the combustion chamber
(Figure 23).
5. Disconnect the thermopile,
pilot tube, the igniter wire
from the igniter button, the
two connectors attached
to the thermal switch, and
manifold tube at the gas
control valve/thermostat.
(Figures 22 & 23.)
6. Grasp the manifold tube
and push down slightly to
free the manifold tube, pilot tube, and thermopile.
7. Carefully remove the manifold assembly from the
combustion chamber. NOTE: Be sure not to damage
internal parts.
Figure 23
Manifold Assembly
Removal
Gas Valve/Thermostat
Piezo Igniter Button
Pilot Tube
Thermopile
Viewport
Manifold Screw (2)
Safety System components and
Figure 22
Gas Control Valve/
Thermostat
Igniter
Button
Igniter
Wire
Pilot Tube
Thermopile Wire
Manifold Tube
Thermal Switch
Manifold Door
Two Piece Wire Connector
Removing the Burner from the
Manifold Assembly
Natural Gas Burner (Low Nox)
1. Take off the burner by removing the two (2) screws
located underneath the burner.
2. Check the burner to see if it is dirty or clogged. The
burner may be cleaned with soap and hot water (Figure
24).
Figure 24
Natural gas (Low NOx)
Manifold Assembly
Burner
Burners
Manifold
Tube
Manifold Door
Door Gasket
Two Piece Wire
Connector
Pilot Bracket
Pilot Assembly
Thermopile Connector
Pilot Tube
Manifold Tube
Screws
Pilot Assembly
Thermal Switch
Manifold Tube
Pilot Tube
Thermopile
Igniter Wire
Viewport
Manifold Door
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