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Upper And Lower Thermostat Adjustment; Draining - Kenmore POWER MISER 153.321341 Owner's Manual

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Service
and Adjustment
(cont'd)
Upper and Lower Thermostat
Adjustment
(Refer
to thermostat
illustrations
under
"Thermostats")
NOTE: H is not necessary ¢_
adios€
the apper thermostat.
However, if it is adjusted above the factory see
poin¢
of
120°F (HOT) is is recommended that it not be set higher
than the lower thermostat setting.
Tbc uppcr and lowcr thcrmostats arc adjusvablc if a diffcrcnt
watcr temperature
is dcsircd.
Read all warnings
in thc
"Tcmpcratm'c- Rcgtdatlon"section bcforc proceeding.
]. Turn "OFF" thc electrical power to the _atcr hcatcr at the
juncdon box.
2. Take off the upper and/or lower access panel, insulation
block and pad,
3. The slotted adjustment (udng a scr_wdfivcr) can be turned
dock'wise (_
j/)
to increase the temperature setting or
coEnter clock_Jse (_)
to decrease the temperature
setting,
4. Replace the insulation block, pad and accesspanel.
5. Turn "ON" the power supply.
Fa_lurc to instil
and maintain
a ncw propcrly listcd tcmpcra-
turc-prcsst_rc
rclicf walvc will rclcasc thc manufikcturcr from any
claim which might rcsult from exccssivc tcmpcratum
or prcssurc,
AWARNING
If the temperature-pressure rellef valve on the appllance
weeps or dlschanges perlodically, this may be due to ther.
real expaeslon.Your water heater may havea checkvalve
instelled in the water line or a water meter wlth a check
valve. Consult your local Sears Service Center for further
informatlon. Do not plug the temperature-pressure rellef
valve.
Draining
Thc water hcatcr should bc @aincd if being shut dowt_ during
fi'cc-zing tcmpcraturcs, Also pcriodic draining arid clcaning of
scdimcnt from thc yank may bc ncccssary,
• Bcfbrc beginning turn "OFF" the electric power supply to thc
water
heater,
Temperature-Pressure
Relief
Valve Operation
Thc tcmpcraturc-prcssum rclicf v',dvcmust bc martwally opcratcd
at lcast once a ycar,
TEHPERATURE-PRESSURE
RELIEF VALVE
DISCHARGE
PIPE
AWARNING
The temperature-pressure relief valve must be manually
operated at least once a year. Caution shouldbe taken to
ensurethat (I) no one is in front of or around the outlet of
the temperatere.pressure relief valvedischargeline, and (2)
the water manually dischargedwill not causeany property
damage or bodilyinjury.The water may be extremely hot.
If after manually operating the valve, it fails to completely
reset and continuesto release water, immediately close the
cold water inlet to the water heater, follow the draining
instructions, and replace the temperatere-pressure relief
valvewith a new one.
A WARNING
.
I
HAZARD OF ELECTRICAL SHOCK] Before removing
any access panels or servlclng the water heater, make I
sure the electrlcal supply to the water heater is turned I
"OFF". Failure to do this could result in DEATH, SERI-
OUS BOD LY NJUFI_ OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.
• CLOSE thc cold water inlet valve to the _atcr heater.
• OPEN a ncarby hot watcr _:aucctand Icavc opcn to allow for
d_ahfing,
o Connect
a hosc to thc drain valvc and tcrmh_atc
to an
adcquatc d_'ainor outdoors,
• OPEN thc watcr hcatcr &'aln valvc to "allow_r tank dmJtfing.
NOTE_ If the water heater is going to be shut down and
drained for an extended period_ the drain valve sholdd be
left open with hose connected allowing water to terminate
to an adeql_te drain.
• Close thc dra_n valvc.
• Follow _Filling
thc Watcr Hcatcr"
instructions
in thc
qnstallation Instructions" sccdon,
• Turn "ON" powcr to the _atcr hcatcr.
A CAUTION
I
Never use thls water heater unless it is completely full I
water. To prevent damage to the tank and heatlng ele- I
ment, the tank must be tilled with water. Water must I
flow from the hot water faucet before turning "ON"
power,
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