Instructions for installation (cont'd), Water piping, Instructions for installation – Maytag HE21250PC User Manual
Attention! The text in this document has been recognized automatically. To view the original document, you can use the "Original mode".
Instructions for Installation (cont'd)
HOTTER WATER CAN SCALD: Water heaters are
intended to produce hot water. Water heated to a
temperature which will satisfy clothes washing,
dish washing, and other sanitizing needs can scald
and permanently injure you upon contact. Some
eople are more likely to be permanently injured by
ot water than others. These include the elderly,
children, the infirm, or physically/mentally handi
capped. If anyone using not water in your home fits
into one of these groups or if there is a local code or
state law requiring a certain temperature water at
the hot water tap, then you must take special pre
cautions. In addition to using the lowest possible
temperature setting that satisfies your hot water
needs, a means sucri as a mixing valve, should be
used at the hot water taps used by these people or
at the water heater. Mixing valves are available at
plumbing supply or hardware stores. Follow manu
facturers instructions for installation of the valves.
Before changing the factory setting on the thermo
stat, read the "Temperature Regulation" section in
The illustration shows the attachment of the water piping to
the water heater. The water heater is equipped with
If a water heater is installed in a closed water supply system;
such as one having a back-flow preventer, check valve, water
meter with a check valve, etc. in the cold water supply;
means shall be provided to control thermal expansion.
Contact the local utility or call Maytag Customer Service at
1-800-788-8899 for an authorized servicer on how to con
trol this situation.
NOTE: If using copper tubing, solder tubing to an adapter
before attaching the adaptor to the cold water inlet connec
tion. Do not solder the cold water supply line direcdy to the
cold water inlet. It will harm the dip tube and damage the
. Look at the top cover of the water heater. The water outlet
is marked hot. Connect the hot water pipe to the hot water
outlet of the water heater.
. Look at the top cover of the water heater. The cold water
inlet is marked cold. Connect the cold water pipe to the
cold water inlet of the water heater.
NOTE: Your water heater is super insulated to minimize
heat loss from the tank. Further reduction in heat loss can
be accomplished by insulating the hot water lines from the
HOT OUTLET TO
SHUT-OFF COLD INLET