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Kenmore 153.32116 Use And Care Manual

Hybrid electric water heater
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Use & Care Guide
60 Gallon
80 Gallon
I<enmore® Elite
For potable
Not suitable for space heating.
INSTALLER:Afflx these instructions to or near
the water heater.
OWNER: Retain these instructions for future
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P/N 319994-000
IL 60179


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  • Page 1 SI NO ENTIENDE LAS INSTRUCCIONES. advertencia podria originar lesiones graves o mortales. P/N 319994-000 (0910) Sears Brands Management Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. www. ® only. y necesita el manual DE AGUA No hacer caso de esta Corporation,...
  • Page 2: Safe Installation, Use And Service

    © 2010 Sears Brands Management Corporation use and servicing of this water heater. have been provided in this manual and on your own water heater to warn Read and obey all safety messages and instructions throughout this manual. by you and others who install, use or service This is the safety alert symbol.
  • Page 3: General Safety

    / Electric voltage other than shown on the model rating plate. • Failure to use the correct on the model rating plate could result in • Do not use this water heater with any death, serious bodily injury, or property damage.
  • Page 4: Product Warranty

    1 - YEAR For the first year from the date of purchase, Sears will, free of charge, supply and install new water heater parts for defective ones or a new water heater for one that develops a leak.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Materials Needed ... Basic Tools ... Additional Tools Needed When Sweat Soldering ... INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Removing the Otd Water Heater ... Facts to Consider About the Location ... Insulation Blankets ... Water Piping System ... Piping Installation ... Condensate Drain Line Installation ...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    24 (610) * Wiring size based on standard 60°C copper wire. If distance from fuse box to water heater is more than 90 feet, refer to your local electrical code. ** Actual recovery will differ under Efficiency and Hybrid modes based upon ambient temperature, theabsence ofLocal Codes, withthecurrent edition o fthe NEC - National Electrical Code, NFPA 70.
  • Page 7: Materials And Basic Tools Needed

    Materials Needed To simplify the installation Sears has available the installation parts shown below. You may or may not need all of these materials, depending on your type of installation. WATER HEATER INSTALLATION WITH FLEXIBLE CONNECTORS FOR 3/4" THREADED OR COPPER PLUMBING. Basic Tools You may or may not need all of these tools, depending on your type of installation.
  • Page 8: Installation Instructions

    FIGURE 4. 3. Attach a hose to the water heater drain valve and put the other end in a floor drain or outdoors. Open the water drain valve.
  • Page 9: Facts To Consider About The Location

    This water heater is not intended for outdoor installation. Whether replacing an old water heater or putting the water heater in a new location, the following critical points must be observed. Select a location near the center of the water piping system. The unit must be installed indoors and in a vertical position on a level surface.
  • Page 10: Water Piping System

    Install a shut off valve in the cold water inlet line. It should be located close to the water heater and be easily accessible. Know the location of this valve and how to shut off the water to the heater.
  • Page 11: T & P Valve And Pipe Insulation

    Also, ensure that the base of the insulation is flush with the water heater. Once seated, secure the insulation with duct tape, electrical tape, or equivalent. 7. Repeat steps 5 and 6 for the hot water (outlet) pipe.
  • Page 12: Temperature-Pressure Relief Valve

    (150 psi = 1,035 kPa) and a discharge capacity not less than the water heater input rate as shown on the model rating plate. (For electric heaters, watts x 3.412 equals Btu/hr input rate) For safe operation of the water heater, the relief valve must not be removed from its designated opening nor plugged.
  • Page 13: Filling The Water Heater

    If wiring from your fuse box or circuit breaker box was aluminum for your old water heater, replace it with copper wire. If you wish to reuse the existing aluminum wire, have the connection at the water heater made by a competent electrician.
  • Page 14: Wiring Diagrams

    12. Turn on electrical power to the water heater. 13. Press the power button to turn the water heater on, then press the Efficiency button to set the operating...
  • Page 15 Condensate drain lines installed and piped to an adequate drain or condensate pump (See Figure 9). Electrical This water heater requires a 240 VAC single phase 25 amp power supply. DO NOT use a 208 VAC service. Wiring size and connections comply with all applicable...
  • Page 16: Before Use

    If you do not fully understand these instruction, contact a qualified person. Press the power button (See Figure 16)to turn the water heater on and allow itto run a system diagnostic check. This typically takes eight minutes. Once complete, proceed to the next step.
  • Page 17: Installation Checklist

    109°F. If hot water demands are not met in Efficiency Mode it may be necessary to switch to Hybrid Mode. Electric Mode - The water heater functions as a © conventional electric unit, relying totally on the elements to heat the water in the tank.
  • Page 18: Draining And Flushing

    Press the power NOTE: The water heater will conduct a system diagnostic prior to operation. If the water heater is going to be shut down for an extended )eriod, the drain valve should be left open. clear of drain Improper •...
  • Page 19: Routine Preventive Maintenance

    16. Reconnect circuit breaker/fuse box. 17. Press the power button to turn the water heater on. Set desired NOTE: The water heater wilt conduct a system diagnostic with check (approximately...
  • Page 20: Inspection/Cleaning Of The Condensate Drain Pan & Condensate Drain Lines

    Place the new or cleaned filter into the water heater and secu re the filter to the shroud with the screw loosened earlier. NOTE: Use the guides/slots when inserting the filter into the water heater.
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting Guide

    POWERED ANODE ROD OPERATION (Gallon) To shelter the glass-lined water tank from corrosion through electrolysis, this water heater is equipped with a non-sacrificial powered anode which should not need to be replaced under normal operating conditions. NOTE: The powered anode oper- ates only when electrical power is applied.
  • Page 22: Air" In Hot Water Faucets

    Reset the ECO by firmly pushing in the red reset button located on the to the hot water ECO block. If the ECO continues to shut-off the water heater or washing machine). contact a qualified person for service.
  • Page 23: Diagnostic Codes

    Replace non-functioning element. See "Element Removal/ Replacement" section. IMPORTANT: in place of the lower element will damage the water heater. Contact a qualified person to service the heat pump. Contact a qualified person to service the unit. Contact a qualified person to service the unit.
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting Chart

    (Warning: Do not plug or cap T&P discharge pipe.) OTHER POSSIBLE CAUSE(S) No power to the water heater (power button not lit) Unit in standby (power button RED) Unit in Vacation mode High temperature limit switch open Hot water usage pattern exceeds the...
  • Page 25: Leakage Checkpoints

    • Fill tank with water before operation. Never use this water heater unless it is completely full of water. To prevent damage to the tank and heating element, the tank must be filled with water. The water must flow from the hot water faucet before turning "ON"...
  • Page 26: Repair Parts List

    9007473015 9007473015 9007474015 9007474015 9007475005 9007475005 9007485015 9007485015 319994-000 319994-000 The model number of the water heater will be found on the model any Sears Service rating plate located Be sure to WHEN ORDERING FOLLOWING Center and • Model Number •...
  • Page 28 For troubleshooting, For repair - in your home - of all major brand appliances, lawn and garden equipment, no matter who made it, no matter who sold it! For the replacement owner's manuals that you need to do-it-yourself. For Sears professional and items like garage door openers and water heaters.

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