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Thermostats - Kenmore POWER MISER 153.321341 Owner's Manual

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Service
and Adjustment
Temperature
Regulation
A WARNING
HOTTER
WATER
CAN
SCALD:
Water
heaters
are
_ntended to produce hot water, Water
heated to a tom.
perature which w_ll satisfy space heating, clothes washing,
d_sh washing, and other sanitizing needs can scald and
)ermanently
_njure you upon contact,
Some people are
more likely to be permanently
injured by hot water than
others, These include the elderly, children, the _nfirm, or
physically/mentally
handicapped,
If anyone
using hot
water
in your home fits _nto one of these groups or _f
there is a local code or state law requiring a ce_m
tom.
)erature water at the hot water tap_ then you must take
special precautlons. In add;tlon
to us;ng the lowest poss;-
ble temperature
sett;ng
that
sat;sties your hot water
needs, a means such as a mixing valve, shall be used at
the hot water taps used by these people or at the water
heater. M;xing valves are available
at plumbing supply or
hardware
stores, Follow manufacturers
;nstruct;ons for
;nstallation
of the valves, Before chang;ng the factory set-
ting
on the
thermostat,
read
the
"Temperature
Regulatlon" section in this manuah
AWARNING
I
Never allow small children to use a hot water _
or to J
draw their own bath water, Never leave a ch;Id or hand;-
capped person unattended in a bathtub or shower.
The lower thcrmosvat
is J:actot_,T set at a position which approxi-
mates I L0 F IHOT)
and Js ai]:B*svablc ti:•a dtfi_crent water tem-
perature
is desired, Read ,all warnings
in this mantial and on the
water heater be_rc
proceeding.
ADJUSTABLE
LOWER
TH ERM OSTAT
(2 wire lead models)
4
iO
@
ADJUSTABLE
LOWER
THERMOSTAT
WITH
HIGH LIMIT
(3 wire lead models)
Thermostats
The thcrmosvat(s) oi:this _atcr heater have bccn ]:actory set at a
position w-hid1 approximates 120°F (HOT) to reduce tile risk oi:
scald in juty.
The uppcr thcrmostat
is fikctorv sct at a position which approxi-
mates I L0 F
tHOr)
and Js ad:!usvable tl_a dtffi:rcnt watcr tem-
pcratttrc is desired, Read ,all warnings
in this mantel
and on thc
watcr heatcr bcfi_re proceeding.
UPPER
THERMOSTAT
ADJUSTABLE
BEHIND
UPPER
ACCESS
PANEL
Temperature
Settings
HOT-Is
a thcrmostat sctting of approximatcly
120°F,
which w_ll supply hot _atcr at the most economi-
cal tcmpc_amrcs.
A-Is a thcrmosvat setting ot:appro_matcly 130°E
B-Is a thcrmostat sctting of approximatcly 140°E
C-Is a thcrmosvat setting of appro_matcly 150°I.
VERY HOT-Is a thcrmosvat setting of appro_matcly
160°E It
is t_ccommcndcd that thc did bcsct Iowcr w-hcn-
cvcr possible.
NOTE: Wamr temperature range of 120°--140_F
recom-
mended by most dishwasher mamffact_aters,
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