Electric Point of Use
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING—When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to
persons should be followed, including:
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THIS
The cord and plug connected water heater covered in
this manual (2
gallon models) must be grounded.
Connect only to properly grounded outlet. See "Electrical
Connections" section on page 8.
Install or locate this water heater in accordance with
the provided installation instructions.
Use this water heater only for its intended use as
described in this manual.
As with any appliance, close supervision is necessary
when used by children.
Printed in USA
Use & Care Manual
With Installation Instructions for the Installer
Model: GE Series
The purpose of this manual is twofold: one, to provide the installer
with basic directions and recommendations for the proper
installation and adjustment of the water heater; and two, for the
owner–operator, to explain the features, operation, safety precautions,
maintenance and trouble shooting of the water heater. This manual
includes a parts list.
It is imperative that all persons who are expected to install, operate
or adjust this water heater read the instructions carefully so that they
may understand how to perform these operations.
Do not destroy this manual. Please read carefully and keep in a safe
place for future reference.
Manufactured under trademark license by:
Rheem Manufacturing Company
2600 Gunter Park Drive East, Montgomery, AL 36124-4020
Part No. AP12169-5 (01/05)
Single Element 120 Volt Operation
Recognize this symbol as an indication of Important Safety
California Proposition 65 Warning: This product contains
chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth
defects or other reproductive harm.
Do Not use an extension cord set with this water heater.
If no receptacle is available adjacent to the water heater,
contact a qualified electrician to have one properly installed.
Do Not operate this water heater if it has a damaged
cord or plug, if it is not working properly, or if it has
been damaged or dropped.
This water heater should be serviced only by qualified
service personnel. Contact nearest authorized service
center for examination, repair or adjustment.
Pub. No. 49-50013-4 11-03 JR