40 Gallon Tall Natural Gas Water Heater - 6 Year Warranty

40 Gallon Tall Natural Gas Water Heater - 6 Year Warranty

Model: NU40T61-403    Lowe's Item* #: 333578

PRODUCT FEATURES

  • 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 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
  • Ultra Low NOx

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Product Dimensions
Type:Tall
Height:58.75"
Height w/Draft Hood:62.25"
Diameter:18.00"
Width:18.00"
Depth:18.00"
Weight:129 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:40,000 BTUs
Emissions Standards:Ultra 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
UPC:35505146557
Energy & Eco-Friendly
Energy Factor:0.59
Ultra Low NOx:Meets SCAQMD Rule 1121
40 Gallon Natural Gas Water Heater - NU40T61-403 4.3 5 100 100
Easy setup Did not take as long as I thought it would to install and set up. August 17, 2014
Great features The product works great, like the digital display, very quiet too. August 17, 2014
This product has great features I bought 2 of these water heaters very easy to install and easy to light. Keep our water plenty hot year round. Never had any problems with the 1st one. July 19, 2014
A quality product for the right price I did not have any issue while installing this product, and it has been 3 months and it is working fine June 22, 2014
Whirlpool Gas water heater Parts and tools needed for installation (printed on box) should include - (2) 4" nipples for the water supply to water heater connections. Without the nipples you can not install this water heater. Nipples connection installation should say - use teflon tape on connections. I first used pipe compound on both hot & cold nipples and they both leaked. I then re-installed with teflon tape and no leaks. June 10, 2014
Easy install. Very nicely thought out. Easily installed. Lowes has an excellent extended warranty service and a retired plumber actually helped me in making my decision that worked at Lowes. It took me a little over 2 hours from removing my old water heater to actually having hot water without any leaks. Good job!!!!! May 31, 2014
Works great. Was very easy to light the pilot light on the 1st attempt .We had hot water in no time at all,seems to be an excellent water heater. April 19, 2014
reasonable price Price is very reasonable but the loud noise is something to consider. April 14, 2014
Good Product Overall installation went well. The connections on the top of the unit to hot and cold lines were tricky to seal the first time. Everything else was straight forward. March 20, 2014
I had good experience with a similar Whirlpool product This water heater is replacing a similar water heater with same 6 years warranty that lasted over 10 years, with the hope that it will do the same or better... March 9, 2014

Owners Manual
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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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