Read and understand manual and safety messages before installing, operating or servicing this thermal Thank You for purchasing a Kenmore Thermal Expansion Tank. expansion tank. Properly installed and maintained, it should give you years of Failure to follow instructions trouble free service.
Your s afety a nd thesafety o fothers i s extremely important in the installation, use and servicing of this expansion tank. Many safety-related messages and instructions have been provided in this manual and on your own expansion tank to warn you and others of a potential injury hazard.
Since these devices seal offthe system, an expansion tank is required to prevent the water heater's relief valve from discharging CAPACITY IN GALLONS on every heating cycle. The Kenmore Thermal Expansion Tanks eliminate this wasteful, costly and dangerous practice.
1. Be sure installation meets alllocal plumbing codes. properly. It could cause DEATH, SERIOUS BODILY INJURYAND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE. 2. Ifyou are not t horoughly familiarwith plumbing and safety practices, consult yourlocal S ears s tore or Service C enter forfurther If incoming water pressure to the home exceeds 80 psi, a pressure information.
FACTS TO CONSIDER ABOUT THE LOCATION The expansion tank is designed to be supported by the system piping in the vertical position. If, however, the expansion tank must be installed horizontally, as shown in Figure 2, it must be supported by adequate 1.
When checking the temperature=pressure relief valve operation, WATER HEATER TEMPERATURE-PRESSURE make sure that (1) no one is in front of or around the outlet of RELIEF VALVE the temperature=pressure relief valve discharge line, and (2) the water manually discharged will not cause any property The temperature-pressure relief valve on the water heater must be damage or bodily injury.
in-home major brand repair service Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (U.S.A. and Canada) 1-800-4-MY-HOME ® (1-800-469-4663) www.sears.com The model number of your thermal expansion tank is found on the model rating plate on the front of the thermal expansion tank. Sears, Roebuck and Co,, Hoffman Estates,...