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Electric Shock Hazard - Kenmore POWER MISER 152.329361 Instruction Manual

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8,
g,
Clean
the area around
the element
opening,
Remove
any
sediment
from or around
the element
opening,
inside
the
tank,
If you are cleaning
the element
you have removed,
do so by
scraping
or soaking
in vinegar
or a deoliming
solution,
Fire Hazard and
Electric Shock Hazard
* Do not use replacement elements with
any voltage other than shown on the
model rating plate.
• Failureto use the correct voltage shown
on the model rating plate could result in
death, serious bodily injury, or property
damage.
Replacement
elements
must
(1) be the same
voltage
and (2)
no greater
wattage
than
listed on the model
rating
plate affixed
to the water
heater,
10. A new gasket
should
be used
in all cases
to prevent
a
possible
water
leak,
(See
Element
Gasket
in the 'Parts
Order
List " Chart).
Place
the new element
gasket
on the
thread
side of the cleaned
or new element
and screw
into
tank,
securing
tightly
using
an element
wrench,
FIGURE 37.
11, Close the water
heater
drain valve
by turning
the handle
to
the right (c!ockwise).
The drain valve id on the lower front of
the water
heater.
12. Open the cold water
supply
valve to the water
heater.
NOTE:
The cold water
supply
valve must be left open when the
water
heater
is in use.
13. To insure
complete
filling
of the tank,
allow
air to exit by
opening
the nearest
hot water
faucet,
Allow
water
to run
until a constant
flow
is obtained,
This will let air out of the
water
heater
and the piping,
Improper
installation
and use may result
in property
damage.
• 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.
Water
must flow from
the hot water
faucet
before
turning
'ON"
power.
14, Check
element
for water
leaks.
If leakage
occurs,
tighten
element
or repeat
steps
2 and
3> remove
element
and
reposition
gasket.
Then
repeat
steps
10 through
14.
15, Reconnect
the two wires
to the element
and then check
to
make
sure
the thermostat
remains
firmly
against
the
surface
of the tank.
FIGURE 38.
16, Replace
terminal
cover
on thermostat
making
sure
that
the locking
tabs on the terminal
cover
are in place,
/
UFT OUT TAB TO UNCUP
TERMINAL
COVER
FROM THERMOSTAT
LOWER THERMOSTAT
WITHOUT HIGH LIMIT
UPPER AND LOWER
THERMOSTAT
WITH
HiGH LI P_,IlT
FIGURE 39.
17, Place
the insulation
cap with
handle
back in place so that
it completely
covers
the thermostat
and element.
i-1
21
FIGURE 40.

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