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Thermostat Removal/Replacement - Kenmore POWER MISER 152.329361 Instruction Manual

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The water h eater should b edrained i fbeing shut d own during
freezing t emperatures.
Also, p eriodic draining a ndcleaning o f
sediment fromthetank may benecessary.
i
Before
removing
any access
panels or servicing
the water
heater, make sure the ebctrical
supply to the water heater is
turned "OFF",
t Failure to do this could result in
death,
serious
bodily
injury, or
property damage,
1. Before
beginning
turn "OFF" the electric
power
supply
to the
water
heater.
2. CLOSE
the cold water
inlet valve to the water
heater.
3. OPEN
a nearby
hot water faucet
and leave open to allow for
draining.
4. Connect
a hose
to the drain
valve
and
terminate
to an
adequate
drain
or outdoors.
5. OPEN the water heater
drain valve to allow for tank draining.
NOTE:
Bf the water
heater
is going
to be shut
down
and
drained
for an extended
period,
the drain
vaJve shouJd
be left
open
with
hose
connected
allowing
water
to terminate
to an
adequate
drain.
6. Close
the drain
valve.
7. Follow
"Fifling
the
Water
Heater"
instructions
in the
'Installation
Instructions"
section.
8. Turn 'ON"
power
to the water
heater.
improper
installation
and use may result
in property
damage.
o Fill tank with water
before operation
1. Turn
"OFF"
the electrical
power
to the water
heater
at the
junction
box.
2.
Remove
the access
pane!
and the
insulation
cap
with
handle.
3.
Lift out the tab as shown
below
to unclip the terminal
cover
from the thermostat
The terminal
cover can now be removed
from
the thermostat.
UFT OUT TAB TO UNCUP
TERMINAL COVER
FROM THERMOSTAT
LOWER THERMOSTAT
WITHOUT HIGH LIMIT
UPPER AND LOWER
THERMOSTAT WITH
H_GH L_MIT
FIGURE 2g.
4.
Remove
the wires
attached
to the thermostat.
5.
Remove
the
thermostat
from
behind
the
thermostat
bracket.
6.
Disconnect
wires
from
thermostat
and slide
out of the
bracket.
7.
Place
the new thermostat
in the bracket
making
sure it fits
firmly
against
the tank.
8.
Attach
the wires
to the new thermostat.
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.
Water
must flow
from the hot water
faucet
before
turning
"ON"
power.
Thermostat
Removal/Replacement
Before
removing
any
access
panels
or servicing
the water
heater, make sure the electrical
suppJy
to the water
heater
is
turned "OFF"
• Failure to do this could result in
death,
serious
bodily
injury, or
property damage,
NOTE:
Some
of the terminals
may require
straightdn
wiring
through
an eye-opening.
If wires
are now looped,
recut
and
strip
wire 3/8" to a straight
Jength
and insert.
9.
Put plastic
terminal
cover
back in place.
10. Replace
the
insulation
cap
with
handle
to cover
the
thermostat.
11. Replace
access
panel,
then
turn the electric
power
on.
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E_ement C_eaningiRepmacement
NOTE:
These
instructions
are written
for element
cleaning
and
element
replacement
for the lower element.
If it is necessary
to
clean
or replace
the
upper
element,
then
repeat
these
instructions.
To remove
the element
from
your
tank
in order
to clean
or
replace
it:

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