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Kenmore 153 Owner's Manual

Power miser 6 series 30/40/55 gal. 50/40 gal. medium 50 gal. short.
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Owner's
Manual
®
POWER
MISERTM
ELECTRIC
WATER
HEATER
FOR POTABLE WATER HEATING ONLY.
NOT SUITABLE FOR SPACE HEATING.
6
MODEL NO.
153.326362
30 Gal.
153.326363
30 Gal.
153.326462
40 Ga!.
153.326463
40 Gal.
153.326562
55 Gal.
153.326563
55 Gal.
153.326662
50 GaL
153.326663
50 Gal.
153.326762
40 Gal.
153.326763
40 Gal,
153,326862
50 Gal,
153,326863
50 Gal,
Medium
Medium
Medium
Medium
Short
Short
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* 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 0707
www.seats.com
185796-000

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  • Page 1

    Owner's Manual POWER MISERTM ELECTRIC WATER HEATER FOR POTABLE WATER HEATING ONLY. NOT SUITABLE FOR SPACE HEATING. MODEL NO. 153.326362 30 Gal. 153.326363 30 Gal. 153.326462 40 Ga!. 153.326463 40 Gal. 153.326562 55 Gal. 153.326563 55 Gal. 153.326662 50 GaL Medium 153.326663...

  • Page 2

    Your s afety andthesafety ofothers is extremely Many safety=related messages and instructions and others of a potential injury hazard. important that the meaning of each safety heater. All safety messages wil! generally tell you and how to avoid the risk of injury. The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic...

  • Page 3

    Failure t ofollow instructions safety m essages could r esult in death o rserious injury. Instruction manual must remain with water heater. Explosion Hazard • Overheated water can cause water tank explosion.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    SAFE INSTALLATION, USEAND SERVICE GENERAL SAFETY TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS MATERIALS AND BASIC TOOLS NEEDED Materials Needed Basic Tools Additional Tools Needed When Sweat INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Removing the Old Water Heater Facts to Consider About the Location Insulation Blankets Facts to Consider...

  • Page 5: General Safety

    READ THIS ENTIRE MANUAL TO INSTALL OR OPERATE THE WATER TANK IN INCHES (mm) CAPACITY MODEL IN GALLONS NUMBER DIA. 153.326362 I8.0 (457) 153.326363 153.326462 I8.0 (457) 153.326463 153.326562 20.5 (521) 153.326563 153.326662 23.0 (584) 153.326663 153.326762 20.5 (521)

  • Page 6: Materials Needed

    Materials Needed To simplify the installation Sears has available depending on your type of installation. WATER HEATER INSTALLATION KIT WITH FLEXIBLE CONNECTORS FOR 3/4" OR 1/2" THREADED OR COPPER PLUMBING Basic Tools You may or may not need all of these tools, type of installation.

  • Page 7: Removing The Old Water Heater

    If you copper heater. approximately to the water short. Disconnect When from the drain valve. Close the drain valve. The water heater is now completely heater at the water drain valve and put the Open the water drain 5b. If you have galvanized...

  • Page 8: Facts To Consider About The Location

    Mineral Buildup or Sediment IVlayAccumalate . This causes the water heater to become much heavier than normal. ® If spilled, could cause staining. Mineral buildup or sediment may have water heater. This causes the water heater to be much than normal and this residue, if spilled out, could cause staining.

  • Page 9: Water Piping

    "Temperature section in this manual. 7 (below) for mixing valve usage. WATER OUTLET TO COLD WATER WATER HEATER iNLET ON FROM HOTWATER OUTLET ON *MIXING WATER HEATER VALVE FIGURE 7. the attachment of the water piping water...

  • Page 10: T & P Valve And Pipe Insulation

    NOTE: Toprotect against untimely c orrosion o f water fittings, it is strongly recommended unions or couplings be installed on this water connected to copper pipe. 1. Look at the top cover of the water heater. The hot water outlet is marked hot.

  • Page 11: Filling The Water Heater

    Position t hevalve downward andprovide t ubing so thatany discharge willexitonly within 6 inches ( 153 mm) a bove, orat any distance below the structural floor. B ecertain that n ocontact is made withanyliveelectrical part.Thedischarge opening must not be blockedor reducedin size under any circumstances.

  • Page 12: Converting The Lower Element

    Sears Service Fire Hazard / Electric Shock Do not use this water heater with any voltage other than shown on the model rating plate• Failure to use the correct voltage shown on the model rating plate could result in death, serious bodily injury, or property damage.

  • Page 13

    LIFT OUT TABTO UNCLIP TERMINAL JACK_ COVER FROM THERMOSTAT TERMINAL COVER CLIPPED TO THERMOSTAT AT THIS POINT THERMOSTAT FIGURE 16. Remove the screws from terminal move the looped end of the wire aside. FIGURE 17. The buss bar is labeled 5500 W.

  • Page 14: Wiring

    OR PROPERTY have any questions or doubts consult Fire Hazard / Electric or if completed, turn If wiring from your fuse box or circuit for your old water heater, to reuse the water heater Sears salesperson Provide working breaker disconnect Install...

  • Page 15

    5. Wiring D iagrams (see "Wiring Diagrams" supplied showing most connections between the water heater You can easily see which type connection removing the junction box cover on top of the water Two Wire Connection Diagrams: requiring you to simply...

  • Page 16: Wiring Diagrams

    Wiring Diagrams STANDARD WiriNG FOR 2 WiRE LEAD WATER HEATERS NON=SIMULTANEOUS OPERATION 240 VOLT DOUBLE ELEMENT * Before removing panels or servicing heater, make sure the electrical supply to the water turned "OFF". , Failure to do this could result in death, serious property damage.

  • Page 17: Temperature Regulation

    Temperature Regulation Water temperature (52°C) can cause severe burns instantly resulting in severe injury or death. Children, physically or mentally are at highest risk for scald injury. Feel water showering. Temperature available. Read instruction temperature setting. HOTTER WATER CAN SCALD: Water produce hot water.

  • Page 18: Anode Rod Inspection

    Theupper a ndlower t hermostats areadjustable ifa different watertemperature i s desired. R eadall warnings in the "Temperature-Regulation" section before 1. Turn "OFF" the electric power to the water junction box. Before removing panels or servicing heater, make sure the electrical supply to the water turned "OFF".

  • Page 19: Thermostat Removal/replacement

    4. Connect a hose to the drain valve adequate drain or outdoors. 5. OPEN the water heater drain valve to allow for tank draining. NOTE: If the water heater is going drained for an extended period,...

  • Page 20

    Remove heater at the water Lift out the tab as shown the thermostat. drain valve and put the from Open the water heater draining. Disconnect old element may be extremely hot. are tight the two screws securing the access panel.

  • Page 21

    Clean the area around the element sediment from or around the element tank. If you are cleaning the element you have removed, scraping or soaking in vinegar or a de-liming Fire Hazard Electric Shock " Do not use replacement any voltage other than shown on the model rating plate.

  • Page 22: Drain Valve Washer Replacement

    18. Replace access panel. 19. Turn "ON" electric power to water heater. FIGURE 41. Drain Valve Washer Replacement . Before removing panels or servicing heater, make sure the electrical supply to the water turned "OFF". • Failure to do this could result in death, serious property damage.

  • Page 23: Start Up Conditions

    Thermal Expansion Tank Specifications Tank Dimensions Model Capacity in Inches Number In Gallons Diameter 153.331020 8 (203 ram) 12-3/4 (323 ram) 153.331950 I1 (279 ram) 14-3/4 (375 ram) Expansion Tank Sizing Chart Inlet* Water Heater Water Pressure Expansion...

  • Page 24: Air" In Hot Water Faucets

    D.Anexcess o factive hydrogen inthetank. T his iscaused b y corrosion protective action oftheanode. Smelly w atermaybeeliminated o r reduced i n some water heater m odels b yreplacing theanode rod(s)withoneofless active material, and then chlorinating thewater heater tank and allhotwater l ines.

  • Page 25: Water Is Too Hot

    Make sure the electrical supply to your water heater is "ON". Check for loose or blown fuses in your water heater Circuit breakers weaken with age and their rated load and should be replaced. Make certain the disconnect switch, position.

  • Page 26

    "Installation E. Water from drain valve may be due to the valve being opened slightly F. *The drain valve G Water in the water heater bottom condensation, pressure relief valve. a full inspection necessary corrective Leakage...

  • Page 27: Repair Parts List

    9003900 9000049 9000049 9002302 9002302 9002214 #Not illustrated. The model number of the water heater will be found on the model rating any Sears Service plate located near the access panel. Be sure to provide WHEN ORDERING FOLLOWING INFORMATION: ModeINumber...

  • Page 28

    9000049 9002302 9002302 9002214 at most hardware stores. #Not illustrated. The model number of the water heater will be found on the model rating any Sears Service plate located near the access panel. Be sure to provide WHEN ORDERING FOLLOWING...

  • Page 29

    9000309 9003900 9003900 9000049 9000049 9002302 9002302 9002214 The model number of the water heater will be found on the model rating any Sears Service plate located near the access panel. Be sure to provide WHEN ORDERING FOLLOWING INFORMATION: ModeINumber...

  • Page 32

    Preventive Maintenance Check extra charge. The model number of your water heater is found on the model rating plate on the front of the water heater. Sears, Roebuck 6 - YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY ON WATER HEATER if this water heater...

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  • Elizabeth Davidson Jun 02, 2018 11:14:
    I don't know if I turned of the cold water valve correctly. Also my water heater has been leaking for 5 days and I drained it for 3 days already.