Kenmore 31606 20 gal. 6-Year Compact Electric Water Heater
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Kenmore 31606 20 gal. 6-Year Compact Electric Water Heater

Item # 04231606000P Model # 31606
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The Kenmore 31606 20-gallon compact electric water heater has foam insulation to increase energy efficiency and a glass-lined steel electric water heater with an anode to help prevent tank corrosion.

Compact water heaters are designed to heat water for a single point of use, such as a sink; they do not provide hot water for an entire house.

  • 1 inch of energy-efficient foam insulation (R value 8.0) prevents heat loss
  • The tank has a 3-year limited warranty; parts and labor have a 1-year warranty
  • Cobalt Blue Ultra Coat™ glass-lined tank with an anode maximizes tank life by protecting against corrosion
  • The single element is zinc-coated copper
  • Water inlet and outlets are on the side
  • Temperature and pressure (T&P) safety relief valve is factory installed
  • Can be top plumbed
  • On/off switch
  • Drain valve


Parts Warranty 1 year limited
Tank Warranty 6 year limited
Tank Insulation Thickness 1 in.
Tank Diameter (In.) 18
Tank Height (In.) 25
Tank Diameter Range (In.) 18 In. to 22 In.
Product Overview:
Unit Location Indoor
Materials & Finishes:
Tank Lining Glass
Tank Nominal Capacity 20 gal.
Size Category - Gallons 20 gallons and less
Flow Rate:
Recovery at 90 Degree Rise (gph.) 7.5
First Hour Rating (gal.) N/A
Control Type Electromechanical
Power Source:
Fuel Type Electric
Product Includes:
Power Cord Included No
Appliance Features:
Number of Anode Rods 1
Heat Trap Fittings No
Tank Style Compact
Heavy Duty Anode Rod Yes
Number of Heating Elements 1
Power & Performance:
Kilowatt Hrs. per Year 3500
Voltage 110/120V
Minimum Circuit Rating 20 amps
Total Connected Load 13.75
Certifications & Ratings:
ENERGY STAR Compliant No
Altitude Rating (ft.) N/A


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ItemPNO 04231606000
MfgPartNumber 31606
BrandName Kenmore
ProductURL /kenmore-20-gal-6-year-compact-electric-water
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PartNumber 04231606000P