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Kenmore  40 gal. 3-Year Natural Gas Water Heater

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Kenmore — trusted in the homes of more than 100 million Americans.

Order by noon and get it installed TODAY! Call 1-800-549-7853.

The Kenmore 33242 40-gallon residential natural gas water heater is energy-efficient with foam insulation, and has a cobalt blue Ultra Coat™ glass-lined tank with a large anode rod to protect the tank from corrosion.

A 40-gallon natural gas water heater is the minimum recommended size for a 2- to 4-person household with typical water use.

California residents: If you live in an air quality management district that requires a low-emission water heater, click to see all water heaters that meet local requirements. Districts include Bay Area, Sacramento Metro, San Joaquin Valley, Santa Barbara, South Coast (most of LA county), Ventura County and Yolo-Solano. Click for a searchable ZIP code list. For help, call 1-800-549-7853.

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Dimensions and Capacity:
Height to Vent Hood (In.): 61.75
Required Vent Size: 3 in. or 4 in.
Tank Diameter (In.): 18
Tank Height (In.): 58.12
Tank Insulation Thickness: 1 in.
Capacity and Flow:_UP
First Hour Delivery (gal.): 68
Recovery at 90 Degree Rise (gph.): 36.3

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Specifications & Dimensions

Dimensions and Capacity:
Height to Vent Hood (In.): 61.75
Required Vent Size: 3 in. or 4 in.
Tank Diameter (In.): 18
Tank Height (In.): 58.12
Tank Insulation Thickness: 1 in.
Capacity and Flow:_UP
First Hour Delivery (gal.): 68
Recovery at 90 Degree Rise (gph.): 36.3
Tank Capacity: 40 gal.
General Features:
Altitude Rating (ft.): 10100
Control Type: Mechanical
Heat Trap Fittings: Yes
Heavy Duty Anode Rod: Yes
Low NOx Burner: No
Number of Anode Rods: 1
Self Cleaning: No
Tank Lining: Glass
Tank Style: Tall
Unit Location: Indoor
Venting:
Venting: Atmospheric (standard)
Warranty:
Parts Warranty: 3 year limited
Tank Warranty: 3 year limited
Certifications:
ENERGY STAR Compliant: No
Power and Performance:
Fuel Type: Natural gas
Gas Input (btu/hr): 35500

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Product Description

Kenmore — trusted in the homes of more than 100 million Americans.

Order by noon and get it installed TODAY! Call 1-800-549-7853.

The Kenmore 33242 40-gallon residential natural gas water heater is energy-efficient with foam insulation, and has a cobalt blue Ultra Coat™ glass-lined tank with a large anode rod to protect the tank from corrosion.

A 40-gallon natural gas water heater is the minimum recommended size for a 2- to 4-person household with typical water use.

California residents: If you live in an air quality management district that requires a low-emission water heater, click to see all water heaters that meet local requirements. Districts include Bay Area, Sacramento Metro, San Joaquin Valley, Santa Barbara, South Coast (most of LA county), Ventura County and Yolo-Solano. Click for a searchable ZIP code list. For help, call 1-800-549-7853.

  • Factory-installed temperature and pressure safety valve
  • Cobalt Blue Ultra Coat glass-lined tnake with anode rod protects against corrosion
  • 1 in. of foam insulation (8.0 R-value) increases energy efficiency
  • 3-year limited parts and tank warrant, 1-year limited labor warranty

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Added on October 21, 2010

 

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41 Reviewers (87.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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Praise11 found this helpful
charenemo
May 21 , 2012
Kenmore 40 gal gas water tank
I bought a home and aftertwo years he hot water tank busted, I got the paperwork out and the the original one was bought Aug. 11, 1993. so it lasted 19 years, so I got the name and information and I just bought the same one. Heres to not needing another one for another 19 years.
Criticism3 found this helpful
calinson
Jun 26 , 2011
The Kenmore 40 gal. Gas Water Heater is very stable

I purchased my Kenmore Gas Water Heater for the price, unfortunately, I purchased one with a defective value unit, which has been replaced within in a week of my purchase, the water heater seems to be working fine. Also, there were no fittings that came with my purchase, so I had to spend more money to buy fittings. The Sears Kenmore Gas Water Heater is good for the price, but make sure before installaling, that you have everything you need.

 

sammerdady

Baltimore, MD

Mar 5 , 2014
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good

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Tsaeni

Haltom City, TX

Feb 5 , 2014
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Love it

This was easy to install and get plummed and the pilot light lit and the hot water is flowing now. No waiting on hot water no matter where in the hot you are. Well worth the prce.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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ken5ng

Saratoga, CA

Dec 29 , 2013
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Standard set up for installation, easy starting the pilot light

It replaced my old Kenmore water heater. I was able to install it using pretty much all the existing pipe connections and strapping hardware. One thing it impressed me is it started easily once I connected the gas pipes. After clicking the starter button a few times, the LED light started to flash every 3 seconds. I released the push button and turned the gas on. I don't need to use a match to light the pilot light anymore.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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markeve

Odessa, TX

Dec 12 , 2013
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Great

This water heater was so easy to install, with no problems at all. Heats the water up quick. I washed dishes then all six family members took showers with out running out of hot water...perfect.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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ensignricky

Wichita, KS

Sep 2 , 2013
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Affordable, super easy installation

I ordered this model after our old water heater began to leak in the basement. Ordered it online, picked it up at the store that afternoon. I've never installed one before, but with the additional installation kit it was a breeze, only took me about 90 minutes. Fired it up and had hot water within 30 minutes. A great buy, and if it lasts half as long as my old one did (close to 15 years) it's well worth the price.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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WillJL

Macomb, MI

Jun 16 , 2013
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Great Unit- Best price

I shopped around extensively for the best deal possible. I also needed a good quality unit. Comparable units were $80 to $150 more with less features. After reading a couple of reviews here, I purchased this unit on line and picked up at the store. It installed easily (less than 40 minutes, by myself) and it has worked better than our original unit did when it was new. Faster recovery is the main feature that we like best.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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mifishes

Galesburg, MI

Jun 7 , 2013
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Hot Water!

Works great..plenty of hot water.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Crface2cr

Marion, IA

Mar 26 , 2013
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Good Product, Great Price

This was not only a good quality product that has performed without any issues, but I was surprised when I started shopping around that Sears had the best prices by far compared to any of their competitors. Recently I have been very surprised with product quality and price when dealing with sears.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Auburn, IN

Mar 21 , 2013
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hotwater heater

easy to install


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rlm139

Philadelphia, PA

Mar 6 , 2013
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3 year water heater???

Who came up with a heater that was for just 3 years??? When I ordered it I thought that all of the water heaters had similar quality. I checked the number of stars that the product was awarded ;not thinking Sears would carry a substandard heater!!!


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