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Whirlpool E1A30HS035V Installation And Use Manual

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Model number
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7 Digit product number
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Serial number
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Date of installation
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Place of Purchase
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Installing Your Electric Water Heater
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Thermostat Wiring Chart and Diagram
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JULY 2000

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Whi l Water Heaters Residential Electric Water Heater lnstallati lnst ct" Care Gu" To obtain technical, warranty or service assistance during or after the installation of this water heater, call toll free 1-877- 817-6750 When calling for assistance, please have the following information ready: Model number 7 Digit product number...
  • Page 2 Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER"...
  • Page 3 INSTALLING YOUR WATER HEATER Consumer information Unpacking the Water Heater This water heater should be installed in accordance with the local code authority having jurisdiction, the power company or electric utility, and this installation manual. In the absence of local code requirements, follow the Excessive Weight Hazard...
  • Page 4: Water Heater Safety

    Note: The water heater shall be located so it is not subject Location Requirements to physical damage by moving vehicles or area flooding. Site location FIG URE RESIDENTIAL GARAGE INS'IS_LLATION Select a location near the center of the water piping system.
  • Page 5: Electrical Requirements

    FIGURE Electrical Requirements HEATING ELEMENT Bang Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect power before servicing. Replace all parts and panels before operating. Notice: Applying electrical power to elements that are not Failure to do so can result in submerged in water will destroy them. The manufacturer death or electrical shock.
  • Page 6: Water System Piping

    Water System Piping FIG URE 6 WATER PIPING INSTALLATION IN A CLOSED SYSTEM USE EITIIER: TIIERMALEXPANSIONTANK Piping Installation b_,,/ PRESSURE RELIEF YALVE Piping, fittings, and valves should be installed according Y_L\'E WITII BYPASS PRESSURE REDUCING to the installation drawing (Figure 6). If the indoor ltOT WATER OUTLET...
  • Page 7 Please note the following: Temperature and Pressure Relief Valve DO NOT install this water heater with iron piping. The system should be installed only with new piping that is suitable for potable (drinkable) water such as copper, CPVC, or polybutylene. DO NOT use PVC water piping.
  • Page 8: Installation Checklist

    Important:Onlya newtemperature andpressure r elief Installation Check List valveshould beused withyourwaterheater. D onotuse anoldor existing valveasit maybedamaged or not Water Heater Location adequate f ortheworking pressure ofthenewwater heater. D onotplace anyvalvebetween thereliefvalve Centrally located with the water piping system. andthetank. Located indoors and in a vertical position.
  • Page 9: Operating Your Water Heater

    OPERATING YOUR WATER HEATER Water Temperature Before operating the water heater, perform the following: Regulation 1. Make sure the water heater has been properly installed. 2. Completely fill the tank with water. (See Figure 2) 3. Apply power to the water heater only after the tank is completely filled with water.
  • Page 10: Adjusting The Thermostat

    Adjusting the Thermostat/High Limit Control This water heater is equipped with one or more adjustable temperature regulating thermostats and a manual reset high limit control. The following procedures must be performed when changing the temperature of the stored water or resetting the high limit control. Upper and lower thermostats must be adjusted to the same temperature, Before attempting...
  • Page 11: Operational Conditions

    Water Heater Sounds Operation Conditions During the normal operation of the water heater, sounds Anode RodlWater Odor or noises may be heard. These noises are common and may result from the following: Each water heater contains at least one anode rod, which Normal expansion and contraction of metal parts will slowly deplete while protecting the glass-lined tank from corrosion and prolonging the life of the water heater.
  • Page 12: Maintenance Of Your Water Heater

    MAINTENANCE OF YOUR WATER HEATER Temperature and Pressure Draining and Flushing Relief Valve The water heater should be drained if being shut down during freezing temperatures. It is recommended that the tank be drained, and flushed every 6 months to remove sediment which may buildup during operation.
  • Page 13 Clean the area where the gasket fits to the tank. If Heating Element you are replacing the bottom element, remove the Replacement accumulated sediment on the bottom of the tank. Make sure the replacement element has the correct voltage and wattage rating. Position the new gasket on the element and insert it into the water heater tank (Figure 13).
  • Page 14 TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE(S) CORRECTIVE ACTION NOHOTWATER Nopowerto heater 1. Tumonetectricaiswitch, Checkfor b{own fusesor trippedbreaker HighTemperature Limit Switchopen Reset.Checkfor sourceof troubleand correct Defectiveupperthermostat Replacethermostat INSUFFICIENT HOTWATER Defectivethermostats Replace thermostats Defectivelower eiement Replace element ImpropercaIibration Replace thermostats Thermostatssettooiow Set thermostats to desired temperature Drain, Determine if water treatment is needed 5, Sedimentorlime in tank Install adequate water heater...
  • Page 15: Repair Parts Illustration

    REPAIR PARTS ILLUSTRATION ALTERNATE T&P LOCATION .__-@ ITEM PARTS DESCRIPTION REPAIR PARTS ACCESS DOORS Repair parts may be ordered through your plumber, local THERMOSTAT COVERS(UPPER& LOWER) distributor, home improvement center, or by calling UPPERTHERMOSTATA 1-877-817-6750. When ordering repair parts always give LOWERTHERMOSTATA ELEMENT the following information:...
  • Page 16 1500 may be wired 14 gage with 15 amp GROUND GROUND I SCREWWIRtNGN06 protection INTERLOCKING /NON SIMULTANEOU WIRING FOR DOUBLE ELEMENT H_TER © 2000 Whirlpool "All rights reserved." ® Registered trademarldTM Trademark of Whirlpool, U.S.A. Printed in the U.S.