Kenmore 31813 Owners Manual

Kenmore 31813 - 40 Gallon Table Top Manual

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  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 1
    Owners Manual FOR POTABLEWATER HEATING ONLY NOT SUITABLE FOR SPACEHEATING Model 153.318031 153.318131 No. 27 GaL 40... TM6 TABLE TOP ELECTRIC WATER HEATER • Safety Instructions • Installation • Operation • Care and Maintenance • Troubleshooting • Parts List LISTED Caution: Read and ...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 2
    ..., service or maintenancecan cause DEATH, SERIOUS BODILY INJURY,J OR PROPERTY DAMAGE. Refer to this manual for... on the thermostat, read the "Temperature Regulation" section in this manual. AWARNING WATER HEATERS EQUIPPED FOR ONE .... AWARNING Do not use this appliance if any part of it has been under I...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 3
    ... 5 ...4 Materials and Basic Tools Needed ...5 Installation Instructions ...6-14 N .7 .7 .8 .8 _ 10 10-12 12 13 14 Removing...Cleaning/Replacement ...Anode Rod Inspection ...Drain Valve Washer Replacement ...Service ...15 15 15 15 16 16 16-19 19 19 19 Troubleshooting Guide ... 20-23 20 .20 .20 21...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 4
    Customer Thank You Responsibilities The installation must conform with the instructions in the manual; electric company rules; and Local Codes, ..., quality installation by Sears authorized contractors. Abbreviations Found In This Instruction Manual Rd., U.L.-Underwriters Laboratories Inc., 333 ...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 5
    ...Needed and Basic Tools Needed _b simplify the installation Sears has available the installation parts shown below. You may or may not need all of these materials,... CONDITIONS AVAILABLE IN 2 GALLON AND 5 GALLON CAPACITY THROUGH LOCAL SEARS SERVICE CENTERS Basic Tools You may or may not need all of ...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 6
    Installation Instructions Q a. If you have copper piping to the water heater, the two copper water pipes can be cut with a hacksaw approximately four inches away from where they connect to the water heater. This willavoid cutting off"the pipes too short. Additional cuts can be made later if ...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 7
    ... damage. Read and follow water heater warnings and instructions. If this manual is missing contact the retailer or manufacturer. If after reading these instructions in this manual, if you do not understand any portion, call the Sears Service Center. AWARNING Before ...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 8
    ... at plumbing supply or hardware stores. Follow manufacturers instructions for installation of the valves. Before changing the factory setting on the thermostat, read the "Temperature Regulation" section in this manual. INSTALLATION COMPLETED USING THE INSTALLATION FLEXIBLE WATER CONNECTORS...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 9
    ...Pressure Relief Valve _,WARNING Instructions (cont'd) _,WARNING The temperature-pressure relief valve must be manually operated at least once a year. Caution should be ... the water may be extremely hot. If after manually operating the valve, it fails to completely reset and continues ...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 10
    ... the Element CONVERSION PARTS These instructions only cover the conversion of the convertible element, read this entire Manual before attempting to install ... a 240 volt system. If after reading these instructions and this Manual, if you do not understand any portion,...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 11
    Installation Converting (cont'd) Instructions (cont'd) the Element 5. Remove the screws from terminal 2 of the element, and move the looped end of the wire aside. 2. The convertible element is located behind the large access panel of the water heater. Remove the two screws securing the access ...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 12
    Installation Converting (cont'd) Instructions (cont'd) the Element 12. Complete wiring to water heater, or if completed, turn "ON" electric power to water heater after filling tank with water. _,WARNING J Make sure the thermostat is flush against the tank, the terminal cover is in place, and the...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 13
    Installation Wiring CAUTION Instructions J (cont'd) 3. If metal conduit is used for the grounding conductor:... to connect the wiring to this water heater, obtain the service of a competent electrician. Contact your Sears... to usethe correct voltage can cause problems which can result in DEATH, SERIOUS...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 14
    ... filled with water? See "Filling the Water Heater" instructions in the "Installation Instructions section. DRAIN • Will a water leak damage anything? See ... to the water heater correctly? See "Water Piping" instructions in the "Installation lnstrucnons section. • ls there adequate clearance for ...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 15
    ... changing the factory setting on the thermostat, read the "Temperature Regulation" section in this manual. ls a thermOStat setting of approximately 120°F, whi& will ... ifa different water temperature is desired. Read all warnings in this manual and on the water heater before proceeding. AWARNING I ...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 16
    ... The temperature-pressure relief valve must be manually operated at least once a year. Caution... may be extremely hot. If after manually operating the valve, it fails to completely reset... heater. instructions in the A CAUTION AWARNING If the temperature-pressure relief valve on the appliance weepsor...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 17
    Service and Adjustment (cont'd) Element Cleaning/ Replacement "Ib remove the element from your tank in order to clean or replace it:.... _,WARNING I HAZARD OF ELECTRICAL SHOCK! Before removing any access panels or servicing the water heater, make I sure the electrical supply to the water heater is ...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 18
    Service and Adjustment (cont'd) Element Cleaning/ Replacement (cont'd) 7. Disconnect the two wires on the element and unscrew the old ... in all cases to prevent a possible water leak. (See Element Gasket in the Repair Parts Chart). Place the new element gasket on the thread side of the cleaned or ...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 19
    ... remove the hex cap below the screw handle. • Remove the washer and put the new one in place. • Screw... Up Conditions and Operational Conditions found in the Troubleshooting Guide of this manual. If a condition persists or you are uncertain about the operation of the water heater, let a qualified ...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 20
    Troubleshooting Start Up Conditions THERMAL EXPANSION Guide HOT WATER HEATER COLD - ... preventers, etc._to control these types of problems. When these devices are not equipped with an internal by... available from Sears stores and through the Sears Service Centers. Contact the local plumbing inspector, ...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 21
    ... be opened for several minutes at the kitchen sink before any electrical appliances which are connected to the hot water system are used (such as a dishwasher or washing machine). If hydrogen gas is present, there will probably be an unusual sound ...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 22
    Troubleshooting HIGH TEMPERATURE SHUT OFF Guide SYSTEM NOT (cont'd) ENOUGH OR NO HOT WATER ... very hot water and now no hot water, the problem may be due to the high temperature shut off"system....• If you can not determine the problem, then call the Sears Service Department. If the high limit must ...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 23
    ...and safety practices, contact a Sears Service Center to check the water heater. ® CAUTION J Read this manual first, then before checking the water I heater ...made and necessary corrective steps taken. Leakage from other appliances, water lines, or ground seepage should also be...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 24
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    Notes 25
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 26
    Parts Order List KENMORE THE ECONOMIZER _ 6 TABLE TOP ELECTRIC WATER HEATERS MODEL NUMBERS: 153.318031 153.318131 NOTE: ...operated at 3800 watts or 5500 watts. Convertible elements are not offered as replacement parts. ELEMENT ORDERING INFORMATION If a replacement 3800 watt, 240 volt element is...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 27
    ....318031 153.318131 27 Gal. 40 GaL List (cont'd) KENMORE THE ECONOMIZER ,a 6 TABLE TOP ELECTRIC WATER HEATERS MODEL NUMBERS: ... Drain Door Drain Valve Drain Valve Washer ('7_2"x _" x _" thick)** Model Rating Plate "_ "IbePanel Manual 9001591 9000309 42 31918 9002303 9000387 9002402 9001584 0270104 ...
  • Kenmore 31813 | Owners Manual - Page 28
    ... HEKFER and operated in a single-family For one year from the date of purchase, when your Sears Kenmore water heater is installed residence in accordance with the instructions in this manual, Sears will: 1. Repair defects in material or workmanship in...



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Kenmore 31813 - 40 Gallon Table Top Manual