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Kenmore ECONOMIZER 153.332318 Owner's Manual

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Owners
Manual
FOR POTABLEWATER
HEATING ONLY
NOT SUITABLEFOR
SPACE HEATING
NOT FOR USE IN
MOBILE HOMES
Model
No.
153.332318 30 Gal.High Altitude
153.33236230 Gal.
153.33241840 Gal. HighAltitude
153.33246240 Gal.
153.332562SOGal.
Caution:
Read and Follow
All Safety Rules and
Operating
Instructions
Before First Use of
This Product.
Savethis Manual for Future Reference.
THE
ECONOMIZER
TM
6
GAS
WATER
HEATER
• Safety Instructions
• Care and Maintenance
• Installation
• Troubleshooting
• Operation
• Parts
List
For Your Safety
AN ODORANT
IS ADDED
TO THE GAS USED
BY THIS
WATER
HEATER
WARNING:
If the information
in these instructions
are not fol-
lowed exactly, a fire or explosion
may result,
causing property
damage, personal injury or death.
-Do
not store or use gasoline or other flammable
vapors and liq-
uids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.
-WHAT
TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS
Do not try to light any appliance.
Do not touch any electr,'cal switch; do not use any phone in your
building.
.
.
• Immediately
call your gas supplier from a neighbor's
phone.
Follow the gas supplier's|nstruct0-'ons.
• If you can not reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.
-Installation
and service must be performed by a qualified installer,
service agency or the gas supplier.
•,WARNING
.
I
Improper installation, adjus_on,
servfce or maintenance l
can cause DEATH, SERIOUS BODILY INJURY, OR PROPERTY DAM-I
AGE. Refer to this manual for assistance
or consult the local Sears
Service Center or gas utility for further information.
AWARNING
Flammable
vapors may be drawn by air currents from other areas
of the structure to this appliance.
_WARNING
READ THE GENERAL SAFETY SECTION
BEGINNING
ON INSIDE
COVER AND THEN THIS ENTIRE MANUAL
BEFORE INSTALLING
OR OPERATING
THIS WATER HEATER.
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman
Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.

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  • Page 1 _WARNING READ THE GENERAL SAFETY SECTION COVER AND THEN THIS ENTIRE MANUAL OR OPERATING THIS WATER HEATER. Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. HEATER List BY THIS in these instructions...
  • Page 2 The gas water heater pilot light or main burner can ignite such vapors. The resulting flashback and fire can cause death or serious burns to anyone in the area, as well as property damage.
  • Page 3 Mixing valves are available at plumbing supply or hardware stores. Follow manufac- turers instructions for installation of the valves.
  • Page 4 The water heater with draft hood installed must be prop- erly vented to a chimney which terminates Never operate the water heater unless it is vented to the I I outdoors and has adequate air supply to avoid risks of_ I improper operation, explosion or asphyxiation.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Materials Needed ... Basic Tools ... Installation Instructions Removing the Old Water Heater ... Facts to Consider About the Location ... Combustion Air and Ventilation for Appliances in Unconfined Spaces ... Combustion Air and Ventilation for Appliances in Confined Spaces ...
  • Page 6: Precautions

    • Read the "Safety Precautions" section, pages 2 through 4 of this manual first and then the entire manual carefully. If you don't follow the safety rules, the water heater will not operate properly. It could cause DEATH, INJURY AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.
  • Page 7: Materials And Basic Tools Needed

    Materials and Basic Tools Needed Materials Needed To simplify the installation Sears has available parts shown below. You may or may not need all of these materi- als, depending on your type of installation. WATER HEATER INSTAL- LATION KIT WITH FLEXI- BLE CONNECTORS 314"...
  • Page 8: Installation Instructions

    Heater gas appliances is from Mineral buildup or sediment may have accumulated in the| old water heater. This causes the water heater to be much| heavier than normal and this residue, if spilled out, could| causestoning. Disconnect the vent pipe from the draft hood where they connect to the water heater.
  • Page 9: Facts To Consider About The Location

    • The location selected should be indoors as close as practical to the gas vent or chimney to which the water heater vent is going to be connected, and as centralized [iping system as possible.
  • Page 10: Combustion Air And Ventilation For Appliances In Unconfined Spaces

    Installation Combustion Air and Ventilation for Appliances Located Unconfined Spaces Unconfined Space is a space whose volume is not less than 50 cubic feet per 1,000 Btu per hour of the aggregate input rating of all appliances installed in that space, Rooms communicating directly with the space in which the appliances are installed, through openings not furnished with doors, are considered a...
  • Page 11: Water Piping

    It will harm the dip tube and damage the tank. • Look at the top cover of the water heater. The water outlet is marked hot. Put two or three turns of teflon tape around the threaded end of the threaded-to-sweat coupling and around both ends of the ¾' threaded nipple.
  • Page 12: Temperature-Pressure Relief Valve

    _ -.IJe f valvelisted ascomping with tee standard for relid va_es_d automaticgas shut-offdevicesfor hot water supp_ sys_ms,ANSt Z2t.22. For safe operadonof the water heater,the relief vaFve must not be removed from its designated ffoin¢of installation or fflugged. Yourlocal urisdictionaf authori_ while mandating the use of a temperature-pressure relief valvecomplying with ANSI 7.21.22andASNF.
  • Page 13: Filling The Water Heater

    _€_t-t slope upward to the chimney at least '/4inch per linear (cont'd) AWARNING the water heater. The legs will snap in the holes to give a tight fit. in position, drill a small hole through both the vent pipe and draft hood.
  • Page 14: Gas Piping

    A gas line of sufficient size must be run to the water heater. Consult the latest edition of National Z223.1, also referred to as NFPA54 and the gas company concern- ing pipe size.
  • Page 15: Gas Piping

    TRAP A sediment trap shall be installed as close to the inlet of the water heater as practical at the time of water heater installation. The sediment trap shall be either a tee fitting with a capped nip- ple in the bottom outlet or otherdevice recognizedas an effec- tive sediment trap.
  • Page 16: Installation Checklist

    Are the cold and hot water lines connected heater correctly? See "Water Piping" "Installation Instructions _ section. • Is the water heater completely filled with water? See _Filling" instructions in the _Installation Instructions" section. • Will a water leak damage anything? Consider About the Location"...
  • Page 17: "Uperatmg Instructions

    CHECK FOR LEAKS Be sure to check all your gas pipes for leaksbefore lighting your water heater. Use a soapy water solution, not a match or open flame. Check the factory gas,_ttingsafter pilot is lit and gascon- trol knob is still in PILOT position,.,Then, check the fittings when the main burner is turned ON .
  • Page 18 Operating Instructions Lighting label on the water FOR YOUR If you do not follow these instructions exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury or loss of life. A. Thisappliancehasa pilotwhichmust be lightedby hand. W henlighting thepilot,follow theseinstructions exactly.
  • Page 19: Temperature Regulation

    Operating Instructions Temperature Regulation Due to the nature of the typical gas water heater, the water tem- {_oerature in certain situations may vary up to 30°F higher or wer at the point of use such as, bathtubs, showers, sink, etc.
  • Page 20: Service And Actlustment

    Loose deposits on or around the burner can be removed by care- fully using the hose of a vacuum cleaner inserted through the access door of the water heater. If the burner needs to be removed for additional cleaning, call the Sears Service Center to remove and clean the burner and correct the problem that required the burner to be cleaned.
  • Page 21: Draining

    Heater" restart the water heater. Relief Housekeeping Vacuum around base of water heater for dust, dirt, and lint on a regular basis. INSTALLED IN SUITABLE AREA: To insure sutTwiantvantt- latian andcombustion" air supply,, peoper dem-,u_es,from the water beater must be maintained. See Facts to Consider About the Location"...
  • Page 22: " "Lroubleslaooting "" - Guide

    This usually happens when: • When a new water heater is filled with cold water for the first time. • When gas burns and water vapor isproduced heaters, particularly high efficiency models where flue tem- peratures are lower.
  • Page 23: Strange Sounds

    Guide (cont'd) Operational SMELLY PRESSURE REDUCING In each glasslined water heater there is installed at least one VALVE WITH anode rod (see parts section) for corrosion BY-PASS tank. Certain water conditions will cause a reaction between this rod and the water. The most common complaint associated with e anode rod is one of a rotten egg smell .
  • Page 24: High Temperature Shut Offsystem

    This water heater is equipped with an automatic gas shut offsys- tern. The high temperature shut offis built into the gas control valve. This system shuts off the gas supply to the water heater burners when high water temperatures resettable, tf the high temperature shut off activates, the gas con- trol valve must be replaced.
  • Page 25: Leakage Checkpoints

    Troubleshooting Leakage Checkpoints Use this guide to check a "Leaking" water heater. Many suspect- ed "Leakers" are not leaking tanks. Often the source of the water can be found and corrected. If you are not thoroughly familiar with your local gas codes your...
  • Page 26: Parts Order List

    Parts Order THE ECONOMIZER 6 GAS WATER HEATERS MODEL NUMBERS: 153.332318 30 Gal. High Altitude 153.332362 30 Gal. 153.332418 40 Gal. High Altitude 153.332462 40 Gal. 153.332562 50 Gal. List...
  • Page 27 **Also available at most hardware stores. yReplaced only on retdrn of damaged plate. # Not Illustrated Now that you have purchased your Gas Water Heater, should a need ever exist for repair parts or service, simply contact any SEARS Service Center or call 1-800-4-MY-HOME (1-800-469-4663).
  • Page 28 Through one (1) year from the date of purchase, when your Sears Kenmore water heater is installed and operated in accordance with the instructions in this manual, if a part fails due to a failure in materials or workmanship, If purchaser does not qualify for flee installation as provided in the One Year Limited Labor Warranty below, there will be a charge for installation.