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Table Of Contents

Installing Your Electric Water Heater ................................................ 3-8
Unpacking Instructions
Location Requirements ................................................................ 4
Electrical Requirements ................................................................. 7
Operating Your Water Heater ......................................................... 9-11
Operational Conditions ..................................................................... 11
Diagnostic Code and Trouble Shooting Chart
Repair Parts Illustration .....................................................................
Residential Electric
Installation Instructions
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To obtain technical, warranty, or service assistance during or
after the installation of this water heater, call toll free:
When calling for assistance, please have the following
information ready:
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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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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    ® Energy Smart Residential Electric Water Heater Installation Instructions ® and Use & Care Guide 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...
  • Page 2: Water Heater Safety

    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 Electric Water Heater

    INSTALLING YOUR WATER HEATER Consumer Information Unpacking the Water Heater Removing Packaging Materials This water heater should be installed in accordance with the local code authority having jurisdiction, the power company or electric utility, and this installation Important: Do not remove any permanent instructions, manual.
  • Page 4: Location Requirements

    Note: The water heater shall be located so it is not Location Requirements subject to physical damage by moving vehicles or area flooding. Site location Figure 1 Residential Garage Select a location near the center of the water piping Installation system.
  • Page 5: Water System Piping

    Water System Piping Figure 2 Water Piping Installation In a Closed System use a Thermal Expansion Tank. Piping Installation Pressure Reducing Valve With Bypass Piping, fittings, and valves should be installed according Hot Water Outlet to the installation drawing (Figure 2). If the indoor installation area is subject to freezing temperatures, the Main water piping must be protected by insulation.
  • Page 6: Temperature And Pressure Relief Valve

    Please note the following: Temperature and Pressure DO NOT install this water heater with iron piping. Relief Valve The system should be installed only with new piping that is suitable for potable (drinkable) water such as WARNING copper, CPVC, or polybutylene. DO NOT use PVC water piping.
  • Page 7: Electrical Requirements

    Electrical Requirements Important: Only a new temperature and pressure relief valve should be used with your water heater. Do not use an old or existing valve as it may be damaged or WARNING not adequate for the working pressure of the new water heater.
  • Page 8: Installation Checklist

    5. Ground the water heater by connecting the Installation Checklist grounding wire from the electrical service ground to the (green) ground screw located in the junction Water Heater Location box. Note: Only use 10 gauge wires for electrical connections and a 30 ampere double pole breaker. Centrally located with the water piping system.
  • Page 9: Operating Your Water Heater

    OPERATING YOUR WATER HEATER Water Heater Start-Up Water Temperature Regulation 1. Before operating the water heater, make sure the water heater has been properly installed. WARNING 2. Completely fill the tank with water. 3. Carefully read and understand the section, "Water Temperature Regulation", of this manual and adjust the temperature control knob to the desired setting.
  • Page 10: Operating The Temperature Control System

    1. Smart Mode - The controller operates the water heater to maintain the customer’s selected temperature. 2. Energy Smart Mode - The controller adjusts the water temperature to lowest temperature required to meet the household demands. This mode minimizes operating costs. The controller will not adjust temperature higher than customer’s selected set point or lower than 115°F.
  • Page 11: Operational Conditions

    Water Heater Sounds Operation Conditions During the normal operation of the water heater, Anode Rod/Water Odor sounds or noises may be heard. These noises are common and may result from the following: Each water heater contains at least one anode rod, 1.
  • Page 12: Maintenance Of Your Water Heater

    MAINTENANCE OF YOUR WATER HEATER If you lack the necessary skills required to properly service this water heater or you have difficulty following the instructions, you should not proceed but have a qualified person perform the maintenance of this water heater. Draining and Flushing Temperature and Pressure Relief Valve...
  • Page 13: Heating Element Replacement

    Figure 10 Heating Element Temperature Sensor Element and Temperature Sensor Replacement Sensor Bracket Screw-in WARNING Element Spud Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect power before servicing. Gasket Replace all parts and panels before operating. Failure to do so can result 7. Close the drain valve. Open the nearest hot water in death or electrical shock.
  • Page 14: Troubleshooting Chart

    Diagnostic Code Chart CORRECTIVE ACTION DIAGNOSTIC LIGHT INDICATES LIGHT ON Normal operation None NO LIGHT 1. Check for blown fuses or tripped breaker No power to control board or diagnostic 2. Check power leads on control board with meter for 240 volts light burned out 3.
  • Page 15: Repair Parts Illustration

    Specify element type when ordering © 2003 American Water Heater Company. All Rights Reserved. ® Registered trademark/TM Trademark of Whirlpool, U.S.A Printed in the U.S.A. ENERGY SMART is a trademark of American Water Heater Company used under license.