Kenmore 58638 38 gal. 6-Year Lowboy Electric Water Heater

Kenmore 58638 38 gal. 6-Year Lowboy Electric Water Heater

Item # 04258638000P Model # 58638
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The Kenmore 58638 electric 38-gallon lowboy water heater includes a long-life baked enamel exterior finish and a factory-installed temperature and pressure relief valve. It also features a polymer dip tube and a glass-lined tank for superior water heater protection.

A 38-gallon electric water heater is the recommended size for a 2- to 3-person household with typical water use.

  • 3 inches of energy-efficient foam insulation prevents heat loss
  • The tank and parts have a 6-year limited warranty
  • Cobalt blue glass-lined tank with a large anode maximizes tank life by protecting against corrosion
  • Two 4500 watt heating elements 
  • A self-cleaning cold-water inlet tube swirls water to prolong tank life and maintain energy efficiency by discouraging lime build-up
  • Temperature and pressure safety relief valve is factory installed


Parts Warranty 6 year limited
Tank Warranty 6 year limited
Tank Insulation Thickness 3 in.
Tank Diameter (In.) 26
Tank Height (In.) 33.5
Height to Water Connection (In.) 35.5
Water Inlet/Outlet Size 3/4 in.
Tank Diameter Range (In.) More than 22 In.
Product Overview:
Unit Location Indoor
Materials & Finishes:
Drain Valve Plastic
Tank Lining Glass
Heating Range (deg F.) 110 - 150
Tank Nominal Capacity 38 gal.
Size Category - Gallons 31 gallons to 40 gallons
Rated Storage Volume (gal.) 35
Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) 0.93
Flow Rate:
Recovery at 90 Degree Rise (gph.) 21
First Hour Rating (gal.) 54
Control Type Mechanical
Power Source:
Fuel Type Electric
Product Includes:
Power Cord Included No
Relief Valve Included Temperature and Pressure
Appliance Features:
Number of Anode Rods 1
Heat Trap Fittings Yes
Tank Style Short
Heavy Duty Anode Rod No
Number of Heating Elements 1
Self Cleaning Yes
Power & Performance:
Kilowatt Hrs. per Year 4622
Voltage 220/240V
Minimum Circuit Rating 30 amps
Heating Element Maximum Output (watts) 4500
Maximum Operating Pressure (psi.) 150
Total Connected Load 18.75
Certifications & Ratings:
ENERGY STAR Compliant No
Color Family Gray


SoldBy Sears
BrandName Kenmore
ItemPNO 04258638000
MfgPartNumber 58638
ProductURL /kenmore-58638-38-gal-6-year-lowboy-electric
FulfilledBy Sears

SSIN : 04258638000P

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PartNumber 04258638000P