When a water heater or boiler is overheating, Flue gas leaks. Look for black dust (soot) around sheet Look for open panels, covers, and signs of rewiring on floor or bottom of panels. Check for jumper wires and locked shutoffs. 5. Electrical. Ensure that covers are installed on over
Raising the gas fired water heater will reduce bottom of the gas line. Do not use excessive force (over 31.5 ft lbs. All piping should be checked for gas and/or water leaks. Refer to page 18 of this manual for instructions on leak testing.
Correct all leaks at once. 1. Provide natural gas supply system. 2. ture of liquid soap and water to gas joints. Bubbles forming show a leak that must be corrected. of heater, in vent holes or on bottom of shell when collaps-
The bottom of the water heater, one bucketful of • Check for leaks around fittings. If you suspect leakage, contact a licensed plumber and have the leaks sealed. WATER HEATING EQUIPMENT Making the right choice Venting WARMAdvantage • Make sure your gas water heater is properly vented.
Combustion air through the bottom of the appliance. In the event of a gasoline or other -able liquid leaks or is accidentally spilled near the water heater. On June 23,. 1994 a Tfie JQ?SI Gas Water Heater Standard,
• The gas valve, set at the bottom, makes the gas fired water heater more up-to-dated and upright in its appearance. Moreover in order to minimises the thermic leaks and for helping energy savings, a thick and dense polyurethane foam insulated
The gas supply to the water heater at the manual gas shut-off both top and bottom. (See Figure 3) Check for leaks using a chloride-free soap and water solution (bubbles forming indicate a leak) or other approved method.
Instantaneous gas water heater WARNING: If the information in this manual is not followed exactly, (12 inches) from top and bottom. A minimum of 305mm (12 inches) shall be allowed for maintenance of serviceable parts. shall be used in locating gas leaks. Matches, candles, lighters,
Popular brand catch/drain pan showing Drain pan with soldered-in bottom drain Attempt to level water heater with improvised This gas water heater is immersed in over 1 1/4 The catch/drain pan drainpipe when a residential water heater leaks into a catch/drain pan, the pan will retain
Scale or sediment build up in bottom of tank 2. Baffles loose 3 Reset and tighten Inspect for condensation (normal) and tank leaks Excessive relief valve operation 1. Excessive water pressure 2. Excessive Water heater is leaking (Gas water heaters produce condensation 1. Cold
Water Leaks Through Walls Porches & Attached Structures Equipment & Loose bottom, and underneath. However, even water applied with a nozzle may not gas water heater vents, range hood vents: Are there gaps between these devices and the house?
bottom of the gas line. Do not use excessive force (over 31.5 ft lbs.) All piping should be checked for gas and/or water leaks. Refer to page 19 of this manual for instructions on leak For the PALOMA Gas Water Heater Models listed on the front of this manual. 37
gas leaks on your gas pipelines, how to recognize a natural • Prevent scalding accidents by setting your water heater and safety. • When cooking, the flame shouldn’t extend beyond the bottom of the pot. • Teach small children to stay away from the gas range and all gas
Turn the water heater gas control knob to “off” and allow the from the bottom of the gas control valve/thermostat, being Re-light the pilot and check for leaks again, repeating the soapy water solution method. Replace the outer door.
Ventional natural gas water heater. The procedure is the same for a propane the threads on the bottom to prevent someone from capping off the blow tube off and check the new water connections for leaks. Open the gas valve and light the
When wrapping a natural gas water heater, leave the top and the area near the bottom open so the pilot and burner can have air and the heater will draft properly. Leaks can usually be fixed by replacing the tap washer. Turn
Instantaneous Gas Water Heater The Hot water is on the bottom and cold water is on the top. This is reverse of most tank heaters. water leaks. 3. Open the cover of the heater and inspect for debris or obstructions under the burner or in
Mirror and flashlight to view the bottom of the flame arrestor. 3. Turn the water heater gas control knob to “off” and allow Re-light the pilot and check for leaks again, repeating the soapy water solution method. Title: 186210-000 082207.indd
Particles from beneath the heater. 4. To clean the bottom of the flame arrestor, Turn the water heater gas control knob to “off” and allow Re-light the pilot and check for leaks again, repeating the soapy water solution method. Title: 186209-000 082207.indd
GAS WATER HEATER MODELS SW6P • SW6PE • SW6PR • SW6PER cause water heater leaks between the control housing and the door frame. (top, bottom and sides). See detail “A” in illustration. This will seal frame to control housing.