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Customer In formation
Thank You for purchasing a Maytag water heater.
Properly installed and maintained, it should give you years
of trouble free service. It is strongly suggested that this new
water heater be professionally installed, call Maytag
Customer Service at1-800-788-8899 for recommended
Abbreviations Found In This Instruction
U.L. - Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
NEC - National Electrical Code
ANSI - American National Standards Institute
• Read the “Safety Instructions” section, pages 2 and 3 of
this manual first and then the entire manual carefully. If
you don’t follow the safety rules, the water heater will not
operate properly. It could cause DEATH, SERIOUS
BODILY INJURY AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.
This manual contains instructions for the installation,
operation, and maintenance of this electric water heater. It
also contains warnings throughout the manual that you
must read and be aware of. All warnings and all
instructions are essential to the proper operation of the
water heater and your safety. Since we cannot put
everything on the first few pages, READ THIS ENTIRE
MANUAL BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO INSTALL OR
OPERATE THE WATER HEATER.
• The installation must conform with the instructions in this
manual; electric company rules; and Local Codes, or in
the absence of Local Codes, with the current edition
of the NEC - National Electrical Code NFPA 70. This
publication is available from your local government or
public library or electric company or by writing
Underwriters Laboratories Inc., 333 Pfingsten Road,
Northbrook, IL 60062.
• If after reading this manual you have any questions or
do not understand any portion of the instructions, call
Maytag Customer Service at 1-800-788-8899 for an
• Carefully plan the place where you are going to put
the water heater. Correct electrical wiring and
connections are very important in preventing death
from possible electrical shock and fires.
Examine the location to ensure the water heater
complies with the “Locating the New Water Heater”
• For California installation this water heater must be
braced, anchored, or strapped to avoid falling or
moving during an earthquake. See instructions for
correct installation procedures. Instructions may be
obtained from the California office of the State
Architect, 400 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95814.
• Massachusetts Code requires this water heater to be
installed in accordance with Massachusetts 248-CMR
2.00: State Plumbing Code and 248-CMR 5.00.
*Standard element wattages are shown. Other element wattages (up to the maximum shown) are available when specified.
*Wiring size based on standard 60°C copper wire. If distance from fuse box to water heater is more than 90 feet, refer to your local
Model HR630SJRT HR630DJRT HR630SJLS HR630DJLS HR640SJRT
In Gal. 30 30 30 30 40
Upper — 4500 — 4500 —
at 240 Volt Lower 4500 4500 4500 4500 4500
Upper — 20 — 20 —
In Gals Per Hr.
@ 90°F Rise
Lower 20 20 20 20 20
Diameter 18” 18" 22" 22" 18"
Height 46 1/2” 46 1/2” 30” 30” 59 1/2”
Maximum Fuse or
Circuit Breaker Size 30 30 30 30 30
Wire Size (Gauge) 10 10 10 10 10