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Installation Instructions; Thermostat Settings - Kenmore POWER MISER 153.321341 Owner's Manual

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Installation
Instructions
Removing the Old Water
Heater
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"OFF" electrical supply to the water hcatcr,
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Turn _OFF" the water supply to the
water heatcr at thc _atcr shutoffvalvc or
water
meter,
OAttach
a hose to the _ater heater drain
valve and put the other end in a floor
&'ain or outdoors, Open the water heater
drain yah-c, Opcn a nearby hot water
_:aucct which will rclicvc pressure in the
_atcr heater and speed draining.
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AWA N,N
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The water passingout of the drain valve may be extreme. I
ly hot, To avoid being scalded, make sure all connections
are t_ght and that the water flow _sd_rected away from
any person,
Check
make sure the clcctric'al supply is
_O
tumcd
OFF to thc watcr hcatcr, Thcn discomlcct
thc clcctrical supply conncction i:_om thc water
hcatcr jtmction box,
a,
If you havc coppcr piping to thc watcr
hcatcr, the t_-o coppcr water pipes can bc
cut with a hacksaw appro_matcly 4" a_ay
from whcrc they connect
to the watcr
hcatcr, This will avoid cutting offthc pipes
too short, Addkional
cuts can bc madc
later if"necessary, Disconncct the tcmpcra-
turc-prcssurc rclicf valvc drain linc, Whcn
the watcr hcatcr is draincd, dJsconncct the
hose from the dmln valvc. Closc thc drain
valve, The water heater is now completdv
dJsconncctcd and ready to bc removed,
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b,
you
galvanizcd pipc to
watcr
[f
have
the
hcatcr, Iooscn thc t_-o galvanizcd pipcs
with a pipc wrcnch at thc union in cach
Iinc. Also dJsconncct thc piping rcmaining
to the water heater, Thcsc picccs should bc
saved since they may bc nccdcd when
reconnecting
the new water heater,
Disconnect the tcmpcraturc-prcssurc rclicf
walvc drain linc. Whcn the watcr hcatcr ls
dralncd,
dlsconncct
thc hosc from the
drain valvc, Closc the drain valvc. The
water heatcr ls now complctdy dJsconnccv
cd and ready to bc removed,
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A CAUTION
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M_neralbuildupor sediment m_r t haveaccumulated •inthe
old water heater• This causes the water heater to be [
much heavier than normal and th_sresidue, _f sp_lledout,
could causestaining,
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