Sears 449.31053 Water Heater User Manual

AND RULES TO SAFELY INSTALL AND USE YOUR

WATER HEATER CORRECTLY. FOLLOW ALL STEPS

EXACTLY OR BODILY INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR

DAMAGE TO THE WATER HEATERCOULD RESULT.

IF WATER SYSTEM PRESSURE IS OVER 80 PSI, BUY

AND INSTALL A PRESSURE REDUCING VALVE (WATER

PRESSURE REGULATOR) ON THE INLET PIPE TO THE

WATER HEATER. HIGH INLET PRESSURE SHORTENS

THE LIFE OF THE WATER HEATER AND OTHER WATER

USING APPLIANCES.

CHECKWITH YOUR LOCAL PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

FOR PLUMBING, ELECTRIC AND SANITATION CODES.

BE SURE TO FOLLOW THEIR CODES AS YOU INSTALL

THE WATER HEATER. IF YOU DO NOT KNOW HOW TO

MAKE SAFE ELECTRICAL WIRING AND PLUMBING

CONNECTIONS,

GET HELP FROM A LICENSED

ELECTRICIAN OR PLUMBER.

NOTE: To protect other equipment in the water system, install the pressure reducing valve on the main water pipe where water enters the house.

THIS WATER HEATERWORKS ON 240 VOLTS. SEE THE

SPECIFICATIONS ON PAGE 3, AND WIRING GUIDES ON

THE KENMORE SURVIVOR WATER HEATER HAS A

FACTORY INSTALLED TEMPERATURE AND PRESSURE

RELIEF VALVE (SEE PAGE 4). DO NOT REMOVE THIS

VALVE UNLESS THERE IS APPARENT DAMAGE TO IT.

SEARS AND THE MANUFACTURER ARE NOT LIABLE

FOR ANY DAMAGE THAT MAY OCCUR FROM TOO HIGH

OF A TEMPERATURE OR PRESSURE IN THE WATER

HEATERIF THIS RELIEFVALVE IS REMOVED. (SEE NOTE

ON TOP OF PAGE).

THE WATER HEATER TANK IS INSULATED WITH 2

INCHES OF FOAM TO HELP STOP HEAT LOSS. MORE

INSULATION IS NOT NEEDED. DO NOT INSTALL AN

INSULATING JACKET.

BE SURE YOU HAVE ALL THE TOOLS AND MATERIALS

YOU WILL NEED BEFORE STARTINGTHE INSTALLATION,

AFTERINSTALLJNG,DO NOT TURN ON AND OPERATETHE

WATER HEATER UNLESS... THE TEMPERATURE AND

PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE IS IN PLACE AND OPERATING

PROPERLY, YOU HAVE PROPERLY INSTALLED THE

DRAIN PiPE ON THE TEMPERATURE AND PRESSURE

RELIEF VALVE (SEE STEP 5 ON PAGE 6), THE VACUUM

RELIEFVALVE HAS BEEN INSTALLED (SEE PAGE 4), AND

YOU HAVE COMPLETELY FILLED THE WATER HEATER

WITH WATER(SEE S