1 Use & Care Guide Model No. 153.332620 40 Gallon Tall 153.332640 50 Gallon Tall Kenmore Elite ® Gas Water Heater For potable water heating only.
The rod is made of magnesium or aluminum that's formed around a steel core wire and is screwed into the top of the tank. The most common cause of smelly water is anaerobic bacteria that exist in some water and react with the magnesium and
Do not remove the anode rod from the water heater’s tank, except for inspection and/or replacement, as operation with the anode rod removed will greatly shorten the life of the glass lined tank and will exclude warranty coverage.
• Resistored anode rod equalizes aggressive water action and prolongs the life of the water heater • Electric junction box located above heating elements for easy installation • Over-temperature protector cuts off power in excess temperature
-Only difference is anode rod diameter, or sometimes 2 anode rods. -Set 3-legged water heater on bricks so air intake can be inspected and cleaned easily. -Whirlpool is made by AO Smith parent company. Other brands made by AOS are Reliance,
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The front of the heater. Gas Water Heater Anatomy Anode Rod Replacement— Step by Step 1. If the water heater is electric and has electricity hooked up, turn off the breaker—probably a two-pole, 30-amp breaker. If it’s a gas heater,
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So the use of a thicker rod can delay the failure of a water heater. Use of more than one standard water heater sacrificial anode to the right of one contain-ing an electronic sensor. Cytrynowicz indicates that the probe is placed in the center of
Before spending money on repairs, check anode rod. Open drain valve and drain water heater. If there is rusty water, then check anode If anode rod is depleted, then install new anode to prevent steel tank from rusting.
Anode Rod Replacement Instructions- 1 ! CAUTION: Draining your water heater for this procedure may put you at risk of being scalded by hot water.
Potable water is seldomly pure H20. It is a mixture of water, oxygen, calcium, magnesium, fluoride and other particles. The content of potable water will vary from one geographic location to another.