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Kenmore POWER MISER 153.33062 Owner's Manual

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Owner's Manual
POWER
MISERTM
6
ULTRA
LOW
NOx
GAS WATER
HEATER
FOR POTABLE WATER HEATING ONLY.
NOT SUITABLE
FOR SPACE HEATING.
NOT FOR USE IN MOBILE HOMES.
MODEL NO.
153.330632
30 Gallon
153.330642
40 Gallon
153.330620
40 Gallon (Short)
153.330652
50 Gallon
This water
heater
meets the new ANSI Z21.10.1
standard
that
deals
with
the
accidental
or
unintended
ignition
of flammable
vapors,
such
as those emitted
by gasoline.
• Safety Instructions
• Installation
• Operation
• Care and Maintenance
• Troubleshooting
• Parts List
For Your Safety
AN ODORANT
tS ADDED TO THE GAS USED BY THIS WATER HEATER.
Read and understand
inst[uction
manual and safety messages
before installing,
operating
or
servicing
this water heater.
Failure to follow instructions
and
safety messages
could result in
death or serious
injury.
Instruction
manual must remain
with water
heater.
Si no puede leer o entender
el ingles y necesita
el manual de
instrucciones
en espaSol, puede solicitarlo
al 1-800-821-2017.
NO
TRATE DE INSTALAR U OPERAR ESTE CALENTADOR
DEAGUA
SI NO ENTIENDE
LAS INSTRUCCIONES.
No hacer caso de esta
advertencia podria originar lesiones graves o mortales.
WARNING:
If the
information
in these
instructions
is not followed
exactly, a fire
or explosion
may result causing
property
damage, personal injury or death.
--Do
not store or use gasoline
or other
flammable
vapors
and
liquids
in the
vicinity of this or any other appliance.
-- WHAT TO DO IF YOU SM ELL GAS:
• Do not try to light any appliance.
• Do not touch any electrical
switch; do
not use any phone in your building.
• Immediately
call
your
gas
supplier
from a neighbor's
phone.
Follow
the
gas supplier's
instructions.
• If you cannot reach your gas supplier,
call the fire department.
--Installation
and
service
must
be
performed
by
a
qualified
installer,
service agency orthe gas supplier.
Sears,
Roebuck
and Co., Hoffman
Estates,
IL 60179
U.S.A
PRINTED
IN THE U.S.A 0609
www,sears,com
PART NO. 186190-002

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  • Page 1 --Installation performed service agency orthe gas supplier. and Co., Hoffman Estates, www,sears,com For Your Safety tS ADDED TO THE GAS USED BY THIS WATER HEATER. If the information in these is not followed exactly, a fire may result causing not store or use gasoline...
  • Page 2 Your safety and the safety of others is extremely important in the installation, use and servicing of this water heater. Many safety-related messages and instructions have been provided in this manual and on your own water heater to warn you and others of a potential hazard.
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    • Avoid all Lgnition sources if you smell LP gas. • Do not expose water heater control to excessive gas pressure. • Use only gas shown on rating plate.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    TYPICAL INSTALLATION ... 7 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Removing the Old Water Heater ... Facts to Consider About the Location ... Insulation Blankets ... Combustion Air and Ventilation Appliances in Unconfined Spaces ... Combustion Air and Ventilation Appliancesin Confined Spaces ... Water Piping ...
  • Page 5 Thank You for purchasing a Kenmore water heater. Properly installed and maintained, it should give you years of trouble free service. If you should decide that you want the new water heater professionally installed by Sears, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME ®.They will arrange for prompt, quality installation by Sears authorized contractors.
  • Page 6: Customer Responsibilities Product Specifications Materials And Basic Tools Needed

    ROLL OF TEFLON (SQUEEZE USE FOR WATER AND GAS TAPE (USE ONLY ON WATER CONNECTIONS) 6 FOOT TAPE GARDEN HOSE WATER HEATER INSTALLATION KIT WITH FLEXIBLE CONNECTORS FOR 3/4" (19.05 ram) OR 1/2" (12.7 mm) THREADED COPPER PLUMBING AND FLEXIBLE WATER HEATER GAS CONNECTOR WITH FITTINGS.
  • Page 7 GET TO KNOW YOUR WATER HEATER Vent Pipe Drafthood Anode Hot Water Outlet Outlet Flexible Water Connections Gas Supply Manual Gas Shut-off Valve Ground Joint Union * INSTALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL CODES. * DRIP LEGAS REQUIRED BY LOCAL CODES.
  • Page 8: Removing The Old Water Heater

    Disconnect the temperature-pressure When the water heater is drained, disconnect the hose from FIGURE 4. the drain valve. Close the drain valve. The water heater is now supply is "OFF" to the completely disconnected buildup or sediment may have accumulated in the old water heater.
  • Page 9: Facts To Consider About The Location

    • Select a location indoors as close as practical to the gas vent or chimney to which the water heater vent is going to be connected, and as centralized with the water piping system as possible. •...
  • Page 10: Insulation Blankets

    The purpose of an insulation blanket is to reduce the 4" IV]IN. standby heat toss encountered with storage tank heaters. Your (104 ram) Kenmore water heater meets or exceeds the National Appliance 0" MIN. Energy Conservation and standby loss requirements, unnecessary.
  • Page 11: Combustion Air And Ventilation Appliances In Unconfined Spaces

    The openings shall communicate with the outdoors. CHIMNEY VENT VENTILATION LOUVERS END OF ATTIC) OUTLETAIR WATER HEATER FURNACE INLET MR DUCT ALT. INLETAIR VENTILATION LOUVERS FIGURE with the outdoors through vertical shall have a minimum free area of in the enclosure.
  • Page 12: Water Piping

    In addition to using the lowest possible that satisfies your hot water needs, a means such as a *mixing valve should people or at the water heater. Mixing valves are available plumbing supply or hardware stores. See Figure 14. Valves for reducing point of use temperature water are also available.
  • Page 13: T & P Valve And Pipe Insulation

    It will harm the dip tube and damage the tank. • Look at the top cover of the water heater. The water outlet is marked "HOT". Put two or three turns of Teflon tape around the threaded end of the threaded-to-sweat both ends of the 3/4"...
  • Page 14 (150 psi = 1,035kPa) and a discharge capacity not tess than the water heater input rate as shown on the model rating plate. For safe operation of the water heater, the relief valve must not be removed from its designated opening nor plugged.
  • Page 15: Filling The Water Heater

    • Place the draft hood legs in the receiving holes on the top of the water heater. The legs wilt snap in the holes to give a tight fit. Secure the legs to top with sheet metal screws. See Figure 17.
  • Page 16: Gas Piping

    PROVIDED. FIGURE 17. The vent pipe from the water heater must be no tess than the diameter of the draft hood outlet on the water heater and must slope upward at least 1/4 inch per linear foot (21 mm per meter).
  • Page 17: Sediment Trap

    For installation above 2,000 feet (610 m), the water heater's Btu input should be reduced at the rate of 4 percent for each 1,000 feet (305 m) above sea level which requires replacement of the burner orifice in accordance with the National Fuel Gas Code ANSI Z223.1/NFPA...
  • Page 18: Operating Instructions

    FORYOURSAFETY READBEFORELIGHTING I WARNING:Ifyoudonotfollowthe_instruc_ns exa_ly, afire =may resuffcausing property d amage, p ersonal injury or IDes of life. Thisa_liance hasa pi_t which is lighted _ a _ezoelectfic_n_r_ Men iighting t hepilot, f oliowthese BEFORE LiGHTiNG smell a Ni a roundtheapplian_ area for g_ Besure tosmell n extto thef_or _cause some gasisheavi_thanair and_lNsoftie onthefiord WHAT TODOiFYOUSMELL GAS:...
  • Page 19: Temperature Regulation

    Temperature Regulation Due to the nature of the typical gas water heater, the water temperature in certain situations may vary up to 30F ° (16.7 C °) higher or lower at the point of use such as, bathtubs, showers, sink, etc.
  • Page 20: Service And Adjustment

    Burner Inspection Flood damage to a water heater may not be readily visible or may create varying immediately detectable. However, over a period of time a flooded water heater will create dangerous conditions which can cause DEATH, SERIOUS BODILY INJURY, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.
  • Page 21: Removing The Burner Door Assembly

    Removing the Burner Door Assembly Turn off the gas to the water heater at the manual gas shut-off valve (Figure 3). Turn the gas control knob on the combination gas control valve/thermostat clockwise to the "OFF" position (Figure 1). NOTE: Depress the dial stop on Robertshaw valve before turning the gas control knob.
  • Page 22: Replacing The Thermocouple

    Replacing the Thermocouple Remove the Burner Door Assembly as directed previously. Remove the retainer clip from the back of the two piece wire connector and remove the two piece wire connector from the assembly (Figure 27). Pull the thermocoupte from the pilot assembly (Figure 31 ).
  • Page 23: Replacing The Burner Door Assembly

    '--BNAP-ONCONNECTOR ELECTRODE Testing Turn off the gas to the water heater at the manual gas shut-off valve. Watch the electrode tip while activating the igniter. A visible spark should jump from the electrode. To avoid shock, do not touch the burner or any metal part on the pilot or pilot assembly.
  • Page 24: Removing And Replacing The Gas Control Valve/Thermostat

    1-800-4-MY-HOME ® (1-800-469-4663). ® TEFLON is a registered trademark of E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company. Housekeeping Vacuum around base of water heater for dust, dirt, and lint on a regular basis. is a standard Use only factory AT LEAST INSPECTION ARRESTOR.
  • Page 25: Temperature-Pressure Relief Valve Operation

    Close the drain valve, refill the tank, and restart the heater as directed in this manual. If the water heater is going to be shut down for an extended period, the drain valve should be left open. IMPORTANT: Condensation and should not be confused with a tank leak.
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting Guide

    If the flame is not drawn toward the draft hood after 15 minutes of burner operation, shut off water heater and make necessary air supply changes to correct.
  • Page 27: Condensation

    A water heater may appear to be leaking when in fact the water is condensation. This usually happens when: • A new water heater is filled with cold water for the first time. • Burning gas produces...
  • Page 28: Troubleshooting Items

    Air for combustion obstructed 10. Pilot dirty HIGH OPERATION COSTS Thermostat set too high Sediment or lime in tank Water heater too small for job Wrong piping connections Leaking faucets Gas leaks Wasted hot water Long runs of exposed piping...
  • Page 29 Closed water system THERMOSTAT FAILS TO Non-functioning SHUT OFF Improper calibration COMBUSTION ODORS Insufficient Water heater flue or vent system blocked. Heater installed in a confined area SMOKINGAND CARBON Flammable vapor incident FORMATION (SOOTING) CONDENSATION Temperature setting too low BURNER FLAME FLOATS...
  • Page 30: Installation Instructions

    ICheck the water heater for a Flammable Vapor (FV) event. I If the flame arrestor show signs of discoloration, shut-off the gas I supply to the water heater at the manual gas shut-off valve, then I contact Sears Service at: 1-800-4-MY-HOME _ (1-800-469-4663). * This procedure requires the removal of water heater components.
  • Page 31: Parts Order List

    Includes Inner Door Gasket Flexible manifold tube sold as a separate part (burner not included). Now that you have purchased your gas water heater, should a need ever exist for repair parts or service, simply contact any Sears Service Center or call 1-800-4-MY-HOME <_(1-800-469-4663).
  • Page 32: Warranty

    • Fast help by phone - phone support SEARS The model number of your water heater is found on the model rating plate on the front of the water heater. Sears, Roebuck 6 - YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY ON WATER if this water heater is installed and operated...