Be sure to read and understand the entire Use and Care Manual before attempting to install or operate
this water heater. It may save you time and money. Pay particular attention to the Safety Instructions.
Failure to follow these warnings could result in serious bodily injury or death. Should you have
problems understanding the instructions in this manual, or have any questions, STOP, and get help
from a qualified service technician, or the local gas utility.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.
Failure to install the draft hood and properly vent the water heater to the outdoors as
outlined in the Venting Section of the Installation Instructions in this manual can result in
unsafe operation of the water heater. To avoid the risk of fire, explosion, or asphyxiation
from carbon monoxide, never operate this water heater unless it is properly vented and
has an adequate air supply for proper operation. Be sure to inspect the vent system
for proper installation at initial start-up; and at least annually thereafter. Refer to the
Care and Cleaning section of this manual for more information regarding vent system
INSTALL THE DRAFT HOOD AND PROPERLY VENT THE
Gasoline, as well as other flammable materials and liquids (adhesives, solvents, paint
thinners etc.), and the vapors they produce are extremely dangerous. DO NOT handle,
use or store gasoline or other flammable or combustible materials anywhere near or in the
vicinity of a water heater or any other appliance. Be sure to read and follow warning label
pictured below and other labels on the water heater, as well as the warnings printed in
this manual. Failure to do so can result in property damage, bodily injury or death.
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD
Can result in serious injury or death.
Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids
in the vicinity of this or any other appliance. Storage of or use of gasoline
or other flammable vapors or liquids in the vicinity of this or any other
appliance can result in serious injury or death.