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Installation
Instructions
(cont'd)
Filling the Water
Heater
To fill the water heater Mth water:
Close the water heater drain valve
by mining
the handle to
the right (clock'wise). The drain valvc is on thc lowcr front of.
the water heater.
°
Opcn thc cold wascr supply valvc to thc wascr hcatcr.
NOTE:
The cold water sopply
valve mast be left open
when the water heater
is in a_¢_
To insttrc complctc
filling of thc va.nk, allow air to cxlt by
opcning
thc ncarcst
hot watcr fZaucct. Allow watcr to run
tmtil a constant
flow is obvaincd. This will Ict air out ofthc
watcr hcatcr and thc piping.
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CAUTION
Never use this water heater unless _t _scompletely
full of I
water, To prevent damage to the tank and heating ele- I
ment, the tank must be filled with water. Water
must I
flow from
the hot water faucet
before turning
"ON"
power.
*
Check ,all new watcr piping _r lcaks, Repair as needed,
NOTE: Whether or _ot the element cmxversion is made the
model rating pla*e most be marked, Using a hard point ink
petx, check the appropriate
block withitx the model rating
plate, which is located adjacent to the lower access panel
Converting
the Lower
Element
Ncccssat T clement
conversion
parts arc located in a small bag
containcd
MthJn thc clcctrical junction
box on top of" thc watcr
hcatcr.
These instructions only cover the convcrdon of the convertible
dcmcnt, mad this entire manual bcforc attcmpting to install or
opcratc thc watcr hcatcr, Thc wascr hcatcr is J:acto W sct to opcr-
arc at 3800 watts, The lower clement can be convcrtcd to oper-
asc at 5500 watts. Rcfi:r to thc "Facts to Consldcr About thc
Convcrtlblc Lower Elcmcnt" scction,
Thc Upper Elemant, (ii:'a doublc clcmcnt modal) is a convcn-
tional 3800 watt clement which only operates at its rated
wawagc on 240 volts, (Scc rating plasc on water heascr/,
CONVERSION
PARTS
BUSS BAR
The Lower Element of the water heater can bc converted from
operation at 3800 watts to 5500 watts on a 240 volt _'ystcm,
1, Bcforc bcginnlng the convcrsion turn "OFF" clcctric power
supply to thc wascr hcatcr,
[i:'al_cr reading these instructions and this manual, ii:you do not
undcrsvand any portion, call Sears Scrvicc Center.
AWARNING
Before making the conversion to 5500 watts, check the
(I) power supply..must be 240 volts, (2) wiring...10 gauge
AWG, Type TW, 60'C or equivalent, and (3) Circuit
breakers or fus_ng..capableof 30 amp loading. Also, the
_nstallat_on must conform w_th th_s Manual, local codes
and electric utiNty rules. FAILURE TO COMPLY CAN
RESULT IN DEATH_ SERIOUS BODILY INJURY OR
PROPERTY DAMAGE.
AWARNING
HAZARD
OF ELECTRICAL
SHOCKI
Before
removing
any access panels or servlcing the water heater,
make
sure the electrical supply to the water
heater is turned
"OFF".
FAILURE
TO DO THIS
COULD
RESULT
IN
DEATH_
SERIOUS
BODILY
INJURY,
OR PROPERTY
DAMAGE.
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