40 Gallon Tall Natural Gas Water Heater - 6 Year Warranty

40 Gallon Tall Natural Gas Water Heater - 6 Year Warranty

Model: N40T61-343    Lowe's Item* #: 333568


  • FLAME LOCK® Safety System Reduces the Risk of Accidental Fires Involving Flammable Vapors
  • Electronic Gas Valve has fewer moving parts than a conventional mechanical gas valve, for durability and long life-no external power source is needed
  • Self-Diagnostic Electronic Gas Control incorporates an LED status indicator that monitors and reports on system operational status
  • Piezo Electric Igniter makes lighting the pilot fast and easy
  • Environmentally friendly polyurethane foam insulation reduces heat loss for maximum efficiency, saves money
  • Ceramic tank lining and aluminum anode rod protects tank from corrosion, for long tank life
  • Factory installed temperature and pressure relief valve ensures safe operation

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Product Dimensions
Height w/Draft Hood:62.00"
Weight:127 lbs.
Vent Type:Type B Double Wall
Vent Diameter:3"
Configuration and Overview
Capacity:40 Gallons
Family Size:4
Energy Star Certified:No
Energy Factor:0.59
Annual Cost of Operations:$277
LCD Display:No
Self Cleaning:No
Warranty Tank:6 Years
Warranty Parts:6 Years
Warranty Labor:1 Year
BTU Input:34,000 BTUs
Emissions Standards:Low NOx
Ignition Type:Pilot with Piezo Igniter
Foam Insulation:1 inch
Water Connection Location:Top
Water Connection Size:3/4 inch
T&P Relief Valve:Yes
Energy & Eco-Friendly
Energy Factor:0.59
40 Gallon Natural Gas Water Heater - N40T61-343 4.4 5 568 568
Outstanding Value Our old hot water heater was on its last legs and I was afraid of it failing. It was not a Whirlpool and it came with the house when I bought the house. I went to the store and bought a 40G natural gas water heater with a 6 year warranty on it from Whirlpool. I stand by Whirlpool products 100%. Upon bringing it home and getting ready to set it up I discovered that not only did Whirlpool include a user's manual they included a sort of "quick start" guide to cover the basics in full color. Outstanding! The install was so easy it was unbelievable. Attach the nipples and the new flexible water lines. Connect the exhaust and then the gas line. Fill the tank. Bleed the air from the line via the kitchen sink and then light the pilot. It was so easy that even a caveman could do it! Whirlpool had outstanding directions, hints, and things to look out for in the manual. Even the directions for lighting the pilot and adjusting the temps on the new 6th Sense controls was spot on. I love the peace of mind I now have from my new Whirlpool hot water heater. November 26, 2011
easy installation instructions just installed two days ago no feedback yet. Hope it's better than the one I had it had a hole in the top off it inside the exhaust chamber .the maker off it when I called said he had not heard of that before. July 27, 2014
it has alot of good points i really like my new hotwater heater it heats the water real fast July 25, 2014
Great product! This is a quality product. It's efficient and heats the water quickly. It's proven how badly I needed a new one. You can hardly hear it when it's idle, but there's an indicator light that shows the pilot is on. A variety of temperature settings, which really comes in handy, since it heats up so well! July 25, 2014
Product has very good features Looked at a couple of gas water heaters. I chose this one very good price. Has a 6year warranty. Very easy to use. Good energy saver. July 25, 2014
indicator light that indicates heater is working product profile with indicator light asures me that heater is on . July 22, 2014
this water heater has great features. This water heater is very easy to install and has great features. After removing my old water heater, it only took about 1 hour to install the new one. July 21, 2014
great product second one ive owner great product would recommend ! July 20, 2014
Easy to install, easy to light, good instruction manual. LED Status light is a nice feature, I installed the unit myself and found the installation to be very easy. All the connections lined up great. I really like the LED Status Light. This water heater replaced another Whirlpool water heater that did not last the six years that the warrantee covered. I was disappointed that it only lasted 5 of the 6 years it was guaranteed. Whirlpool did stand behind the guarantee and I did receive another water heater (of equal value) at no cost to me, only the inconveniece of getting the old water heater out of the basement and the new one down into the basement, which is not easy for someone who is 70 years old. Lowe's, where we bought the original water heater, were very nice to deal with. July 17, 2014

Owners Manual
Comprehensive information about your new appliance - from getting started to cleaning and maintenance - with answers to frequently asked questions.

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Troubleshooting & Repair

IMPORTANT - Read and follow the printed Installation Instructions that came with your water heater. The printed Instructions and product labels contain model-specific information, important warnings and safety notices. If you lack the necessary skills to install, troubleshoot or repair the water heater, get help from a qualified person.

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