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Kenmore 32607 - 20 Gallon Tall Compact Electric Water Heater Owner's Manual

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Owner's
ManuaJ
®
THE
ECONOMIZERrM
COMPACT ELECTRIC
WATER HEATER
FOR POTABLE WATER HEATING ONLY.
NOT SUITABLE
FOR SPACE HEATING.
6
MODEL
NO.
153.316040
153.316050
153.316060
153.316070
153.316331
153.326060
153.326070
153.326331
6 GALLON
10 GALLON
19 GALLON
SHORT
19.9 GALLON
TALL
30 GALLON
19 GALLON
240 V. SHORT
19.9 GALLON
240 V, TALL
30 GALLON
240 V,
LISTED
* Safety
instructions
* installation
* Operation
* Care and Maintenance
* Troubleshooting
. Parts
List
GAMA
certification
applies
to all residential
electric
water heaters
with
capacities
of 20 to 120 Gallons.
Input
rating
of 12kW
or
less.
manual and safety messages
before installing, operating or
servicing this water heater.
Failure to follow instructions and
safety messages could result in
death or serious injury.
Instruction manual must remain
with water heater.
SAVE THIS MANUAL FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
Sears,
Roebuck
and
Co.,
Hoffman
Estates,
IL 60179
U.S.A
PRINTED 0607
www.seats.com
PART NO. 185775-000

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   Summary of Contents for Kenmore 32607 - 20 Gallon Tall Compact Electric Water Heater

  • Page 1 Owner's ManuaJ ® ECONOMIZERrM COMPACT ELECTRIC WATER HEATER FOR POTABLE WATER HEATING ONLY. NOT SUITABLE FOR SPACE HEATING. MODEL 153.316040 6 GALLON 153.316050 10 GALLON 153.316060 19 GALLON SHORT 153.316070 19.9 GALLON TALL 153.316331 30 GALLON 153.326060 19 GALLON 240 V. SHORT 153.326070 19.9 GALLON 240 V, TALL...
  • Page 2 Your s afety andthesafety ofothers is extremely important in the installation, use and servicing of this water heater. Many safety=related messages and instructions have been provided in this manual and on your own water heater to warn and others of a potential injury hazard.
  • Page 3 Read a nd understand instruction improper installation and use may result manual and safety m essages in property damage. before i nstalling, operating or servicing this water h eater. - Do not operate water heater if flood damaged. Failure t ofollow instructions o Inspect and replace the anode as needed.
  • Page 4 Temperature Settings ............SAFE INSTALLATION, USE AND SERVICE ......Thermostat Adjustment ........... GENERAL SAFETY ..............Temperature-Pressure Relief Valve Operation ....TABLE OF CONTENTS ............Draining ..............13,14 INTRODUCTION ..............Thermostat Removal/Replacement ........ PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS ..........Element Cleaning/Replacement ........ 14-16 MATERIALS AND BASIC TOOLS NEEDED...
  • Page 5 HEATER R EQUIRES ABILITY E QUIVALENT TOTHAT OF an earthquake. Seeinstructions for correct i nstallation A LICENSED TRADESMAN INTHEFIELD INVOLVED. procedures. Instructions may beobtained f rom California PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL WORK A RE REQUIRED. Office oftheState Architect, 400PStreet, S acramento, CA95814.
  • Page 6: Materials Needed

    Materials Needed To simplify the installation Sears has available the installation parts shown below. You may or may not need all of these materials, depending on your type of installation. EXPANSION TANKS THERMAL DRAIN PANS AVAILABLE IN 20" DIAMETER FOR WATER HEATERS EXPANSION CONDITIONS AVAILABLE...
  • Page 7 Removing the Old Water Heater * Burn hazard , Hot water discharge. _j/j - Keep hands clear of drain ® valve discharge. ® The water passing out of the drain valve may be extremely hot. To avoid being scalded, make sure all connections are tight and that the water flow is directed away from any person.
  • Page 8: Insulation Blankets

    Water heater life depends upon water quality, water pressure and the environment in which the water heater is installed. Water heaters are sometimes installed in locations where leakage result in property damage, even with the use of a drain pan piped to a drain.
  • Page 9 Water Piping meter with a check valve, etc.., in the cold water supply; means must be provided to control thermal expansion. Contact the local utility or Sears Service Center on how to control this situation. Water temperature over 125°F (52°0) can cause severe burns NOTE:...
  • Page 10 T&P Optional Installation Instructions INSULATION ..Explosion Hazard • Models with optional Top Hot Outlet or T&P location are identified as EITHER Hot Outlet or T&R • Models with optional installation locations on jacket top can NOT be installed with both Hot Outlet and T&P located on top.
  • Page 11 prescribed temperature-pressure relief v alveinstalled i nthe Thetemperature-pressure reliefvalvemustbemanually designated opening i nthewater h eater i nplace ofthefactory operated a t least o nce a year.Caution should betaken to furnished valve. ensure t hat(1)nooneisinfrontoforaround theoutlet o fthe temperature-pressure relief v alve discharge line,and(2)the Forsafe operation ofthewater h eater, therelief valve must n ot water m anually discharged willnotcause anybodily injury or beremoved from itsdesignated...
  • Page 12: Wiring Connections

    Wiring Provide a way to easily shut off the electric power when working on the water heater. This could be with a circuit breaker or fuse block in the entrance box or a separate disconnect switch. Install and connect a circuit directly from the main fuse Fire Hazard / Electric...
  • Page 13 Temperature Regulation TEMPERATURE ADJUSTMENT Water temperature over 125°F (52°0) can cause severe burns KNOB instantly resulting in severe injury or death. Children, elderly, physically or mentally disabled are at highest riskfor scald injury. Feel water before bathing showering. Temperature limiting valves available.
  • Page 14 1.Turn "OFF" t heelectric p ower t othewater h eater a tthe Draining junction box. 2. Take off the access panel and remove the insulation cap with handle. • Burn hazard 3. The slotted ad_stment (using a screwdriver) can be turned - Hotwater discharge.
  • Page 15 Thermostat Removal/Replacement = Before removing access panels or servicing water Before removing access heater, make sure the electrical panels or servicing the water supply to the water heater heater, make sure the electrical turned "OFF". supply to the water heater turned "OFF".
  • Page 16 Fire Hazard / Electric Shock Hazard Do not use replacement elements with any voltage other than shown on the model rating plate. FIGURE 19. Failure to use the correct voltage ® Remove insulation to expose the terminal cover. shown on the model rating plate...
  • Page 17: Anode Rod Inspection

    , Before removing access panels or servicing water heater, make sure the electrical supply to the water heater turned "OFF". • Failure to do this could result in 16.Replace terminal cover onthermostat making s ure that t he death, serious bodily injury, locking t abs ontheterminal cover areinplace.
  • Page 18: Start Up Conditions

    WATER HEATER Start Up Conditions COLD ._,,.. COLD WATER PRESSURE INLET FITTING REDUCING THERMAL EXPANSION VALVE WiTH BY-PASS Property Damage Hazard • Avoid water heater damage. PRESSURE GAUGE iNLET COLD WATER SHUT-OFF - Install thermal expansion tank or device if necessary. RECOMMENDED iNSTALLATION - Contact...
  • Page 19: Rumbling Noise

    Smelly w atermaybe eliminated or reduced i n some water heater m odels b yreplacing theanode rod(s) w ithoneof less active material, and thechlorinating thewater h eater tank and all w ater l ines. Contact thelocal Sears S ervice Center forfurther information concerning anAnode Replacement Kit#9001453 = Before...
  • Page 20: Not Enough Or No Hot Water

    NOT ENOUGH OR NO HOT WATER If you had experienced very hot water and now no hot water, the problem be due to the high temperature shut In a new installation, the water heater may not be properly system. "High Temperature Shut Off System"...
  • Page 21 Read thismanual first. T hen before c hecking thewater h eater make suretheelectric s upply hasbeen turned "OFF", a nd never turn theelectric s upply " on" before t hetank iscompletely fullofwater. improper installation and use may result in property damage.
  • Page 22 KENMORE THE ECONOMIZER COMPACT ELECTRIC WATER HEATERS 16-- 153.316040 6 Gallon 153.316050 10 Gallon 153.316060 I9 Gallon Short 153.316070 I9.9 Gallon Tall 153.326060 19 Gallon 240 V. Short 153.326070 I9.9 Gallon 240 V Tall Note: Illustration is used to reference...
  • Page 23 KENMORE THE ECONOMIZER COMPACT ELECTRIC WATER HEATERS 153.316331 30 Gallon 153.326331 30 Gallon 240 V Model Numbers 153,316331 153,326331 Part Description Access Panel 9003900 9003900 Anode 9003944 9003944 Drain Valve 9000058 9000058 9001584 9001584 Drain Valve Washer !17/32" x 13/64" x 118" Thick)**...
  • Page 24 During the second year you must pay the labor cost for water heater installation. I YEAR EXCLUSIVE KENMORE LABOR WARRANTY For the first year from the date of purchase, Sears will, free of charge, supply and install...

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