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Kenmore POWER MISER 152.329361 Instruction Manual

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Owner's
Manuam
POWER
MISERTM
ELECTRmC
WATER
HEATER
FOR POTABLE WATER HEATING ONLY.
NOT SUITABLE FOR SPACE HEATING,
9
MODEL
NO.
153.329262
38 Gallon
Short
153.329263
38 Gallon
Short
153.329360
30 Gallon
152.329361
30 Gallon
153.329460
40 Gallon
153.329461
40 Gallon
153.329560
55 Gallon
153.329561
55 Gallon
153.329660
66 Gallon
153.32966!
66 Gallon
153.329860
80 Gallon
153.329861
80 Gallon
USTED
o Safety
_nstructions
o _nstaHation
o Operation
o Care and Maintenance
o Troubleshooting
o Parts List
GAMA
certification
applies to all residential
electric
water heaters
with
capacities
of 20 to 120 Gallons,
Input
rating
of 12kW
or
less at a voltage
no greater
than 250V.
Read and understand instruction
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 TNBS MANUAL
FOR FUTURE REFERENCE,
Sears, Roebuck
and Co., Hoffman
Estates,
_L 60179 U.S.A
PRINTED
IN THE
U.S.A
0205
_W_.Se_PS.CO[n
PART NO. 184726-001

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  • Page 1 Troubleshooting o Parts List Read and understand instruction 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 safetyore[ated messages and instructions and others of a potential injury hazard. important that the meaning of each safety heater. AH safety messages will generally tell you about the type of hazard, what can happen if you do not follow the safety message 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 SAFE INSTALLATION, USEAND SERVICE GENERAL SAFETY TABLE OF CONTENTS PREPARING FOR THE NEW INSTALLATION 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...
  • Page 5 25.0 17.3 61 (1,549) 25.0 17.3 61 (1,549) 25.0 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, of Local...
  • Page 6 Needed To simplify the installation Sears has available depending on your type of installation. WATER HEATER INSTALLATION FLEXmBLE CONNECTORS FOR 3/4" OR 112" THREADED OR COPPER PLUMBING Basic Too_s You may or may not need al! of these tools, type of installation,...
  • Page 7 FIGURE 3. Attach a hose to the ,water heater other end in a floor drain or outdoors. drain valve. Open a nearby hot water faucet which will relieve pressure in the water heater and speed FIGURE 4.
  • Page 8: Installation

    When such avoided, a suitable drain pan should water heater. Drain pans are available at your local Sears stores. Such drain pans must be piped to an adequate Water...
  • Page 9 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...
  • Page 10 NOTE: Toprotect against untimely c orrosion o fhotandcored waterfittings,it is strongly recommended thatdioemectric unions orcouplings b einstalled o r}thiswater h eater w hen connected tocopper p ipe. 1.Look a tthetop cover ofthe water h eater. The hot w ater outlet is marked h ot.Puttwoorthree turns ofteflon tape around thethreaded e ndof thethreaded-to-sweat around b oth ends ofthe3/4"...
  • Page 11: Filling The Water Heater

    COLD TEMPERATURE- PRESSURE , _/ REUEF VALVE D_SCHARGE (DO NOT CAP OR PLUG) G" AiR GAP FLOOR DRAIN FIGURE 10. the Water Heater Property Damage Hazard - Avoid water heater damage. - Fill tank with water before operating. heater unless...
  • Page 12 Sears Service Fire Hazard t 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 UNCUP ?ERMBNAL COVER FROM THERr41OSTAT 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 You must obey !ocal codes requirements when install this wiring. If you are not familiar have any doubt, the wiring to this water heater, electrician. professional Fire Hazard I Electric or if completed, turn WATER HEATERS water heater...
  • Page 15 4,Astandard 1/2" c onduit opening hasbeen made inthewater heater junction b oxfortheconduit connection, 5, Wiring Diagrams, 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...
  • Page 16: Operation

    Wiring Diagrams STANDARD WIRING FOR 2 W{RE 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 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: Discharge Pipe

    5. Turn 'ON" the power supply. Anode Rod inspection Property Damage Hazard , Avoid water heater damage. • Inspection and replacement of anode as needed. The anode rod is used to protect the tank from corrosion. water tanks equipped...
  • Page 19: Thermostat Removal/Replacement

    Also, p eriodic draining a ndcleaning o f sediment fromthetank may benecessary. Before removing panels or servicing heater, make sure the ebctrical supply to the water heater is turned "OFF", t Failure to do this could result in death, serious property damage, 1.
  • Page 20: High Limit

    Lift out the tab as shown the thermostat. from drain valve and put the Open the water heater draining. Disconnect old element may be extremely hot. are tight the two screws securing the access pane!.
  • Page 21: Electric Shock Hazard

    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 deoliming Fire Hazard and Electric Shock Hazard * Do not use replacement elements with any voltage other than shown on the model rating plate.
  • Page 22 18. Replace access panel, 19. Turn "ON" electric power to water heater, Drain Valve Washer Repmacement 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: Smelly Water

    WATER HEATER to be close& COLD WATER expansion) and closed INLET FITTING of heated water. as it is heated system. If the relieving relief valve pressure.
  • Page 24 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 al!hotwater l ines.
  • Page 25 Make sure the electrica! supply to your water heater is "ON"_ Check for loose or blown fuses in your water Circuit breakers weaken with age and their rated load and should be replaced. Make certain the disconnect switch, position. Check...
  • Page 26 Note: T ocheck where threaded p ortion enters tank,insert cotton swab between j acket o pening a ndfitting.Ifcotton is wet,follow "Draining" i nstructions in the "Service and Maintenance'section and then remove fitting. Put pipe dope or teflon tape on the threads and replace.
  • Page 27 Bracket w/Hi Limit* (Two wire lead models) 1"1" at most hardware The model number of the water heater will be found on the model rating any Sears Service plate located near the access panel. WHEN ORDERmNG REPAIR PARTS,ALWAYSGIVE THE FOLLOWING...
  • Page 28 9002671 42 31906 42 31917 42 319!9 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 REPAmRPARTS, ALWAYS GroVETHE FOLLOWING...
  • Page 29 9002303 9000309 9000309 9002671 42 31906 4231917 The model number of the water heater will be found on the model rating any Sears Service plate located near the access panel. WHEN ORDERmNG REPAIR PARTS,ALWAYSGIVE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: Model Number Serial Number...
  • 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 9 oYEAR LmMITEBWARRANTY ON WATER HEATER if this water heater is installed...