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Drain Valve Washer Replacement; Service - Kenmore POWER MISER 153.320491 HT 40 GAL Owner's Manual

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Service and Adjustment
(cont'd)
Element Cleaning/
Replacement
(cont'd)
18. Fold the insulation back in place so that it completely covers
the thermostat and element.
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19. The adjustment dial hasa "D" shaped opening that matches
a "D" shaped shaft on the thermostat. Align the opening in
the dial to the shaft and gently push the dial onto the shaft.
Drain Valve Washer
Replacement
NOTE: For replacement, use a 'Tu"x t_/," • X" thick washer
available at your nearest hardware
store. For ordering a
replacement washer, refer to the "Parts Order List" section.
• Before beginning turn "OFF" the electrical power supply to
the water heater.
AWARNING
HAZARD OF ELECTRICAL SHOCK1 Before removing
any access panels or servicing the water heater, make l
sure the electrical supply to the water heater is turned
"OFF". Failure to do this could result in DEATH, SERI- I
I OUS BODILY NJURY,OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.
• Follow _Draining"
instructions
in the "Service
and
Adjustment" section.
• Turning counter clockwise, remove the hex cap below the
screw handle.
• Remove the washer and put the new one in place.
• Screw the handle and cap assembly back into the drain valve
and retighten using a wrench. DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN.
• Follow _Filliog the Water Heater"
instructions
in the
_Installation Instructions
section.
• Check for leaks.
• Turn "ON" electric power to the water heater.
_
HANDLE
AND
CAP ASSEMBLY
_
_" WASHER
20. Turn "ON" electric power to water heater.
Service
Before calling for repair service, read the Start Up Conditions
and Operational
Conditions
found in the Troubleshooting
Guide of this manual.
If a condition persists or you are uncertain about the operation
of the water heater, let a qualified person check it out.
Contact SEARS Repair Services at 1-800-4-MY-HOME
(1.-800-469-4663).
A CAUTION
Never usethis water heater unlessit is completely full of
water. To prevent damage to the tank and heating ele-
ment, the tank must be filled with water. Water must
flow from the hot water faucet before turning "ON"
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