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Kenmore 153.329265 38 GALLON SHORT Owner's Manual

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Owner's
ManuaJ
®
POWER
MISERTM
ELECTRIC
WATER
HEATER
FOR POTABLE WATER HEATING ONLY.
NOT SUITABLE FOR SPACE HEATING.
9
MODEL NO.
153.329264
38 Gallon Short
153.329265
38 Gallon Short
153.329362
30 Gallon
i 52.329363
30 Gallon
i 53.329462
40 Gallon
i 53.329463
40 Gallon
i53.329562
55 Gallon
i 53.329563
55 Gallon
i 53.329662
65 Gallon
i 53.329663
66 Gallon
i 53.329862
80 Gallon
i 53.329863
80 Gallon
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
PRINTED0707
www.seats.com
185797-000

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  Summary of Contents for Kenmore 153.329265 38 GALLON SHORT

  • Page 1 • Care and Maintenance • Troubleshooting • Parts List 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.
  • Page 2 Your safety and the safety of others 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.
  • 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

    17.3 61.0 (1,549) 25.0 17.3 6I .0 (1,549) 25.0 17.3 61.5 (1,562) 25.0 from fuse box to water heater is more than 90 feet, refer to your local electrical must conform with the instructions electric company rules; and Local Codes,...
  • 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 which...
  • 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

    Property Damage Hazard • Avoid water heater damage. - Install thermal expansion tank if necessary. • Do not apply heat to cold water inlet. • Contact qualified installer or service agency.
  • 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

    COLD TEMPERATURE- _RPRESSURE ELIEF VALVE DISCHARGE (DO NOT CAP OR PLUG) _6" AIR GAP FLOOR DRAIN FIGURE 10. the Water Heater Property Damage Hazard . Avoid water heater damage. • Fill tank with water before operating. heater unless it is completely...
  • 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 TAB TO UNCLIP TERMINAL COVER FROM 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. Place terminals 2 and 3 with the 5500 W visible.
  • Page 14: Product Specifications

    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: Wiring

    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 NON-SIMULTANEOUS * Before removing panels or servicing heater, make supply to the water turned "OFF". , Failure to do this could result death, serious property damage. WIRING FOR 3 WIRE LEAD WATER HEATERS NON=SIMULTANEOUS OPERATION 240 VOLT DOUBLE ELEMENT *NOTE: Some lower Hi-Temp Limit Switches may have 4 terminals.
  • 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 manual for safe temperature setting. HOTTER WATER CAN SCALD: 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 heater at the junction box. ,, Before removing panels or servicing...
  • Page 19: Installation Instructions

    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

    80 psi. WATER HEATER COLD// COLD WATER PRESSURE VALVE WITH 'NLET FiTTiNG REDUCING BY-PASS PRESSURE GAUGE iNLET COLD WATER SHUT-OFF .RECOMMENDED iNSTALLATiON...
  • 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 Water in the water heater bottom condensation, pressure relief valve. a full inspection necessary corrective Leakage from other appliances, should also be checked.
  • Page 27: Repair Parts List

    Pressure Relief Valve* Bracket Bracket Panel w/Hi Limit wire lead mod_l1- 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...
  • Page 28 9002276 9002438 9000309 9000309 9002671 9000049 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 29: Notes

    42 33086 9002438 9002438 9000309 9000309 9002671 9000049 9002302 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 • Annual 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 ON WATER HEATER if this water heater is installed instructions...