2-8. PREPARATION FOR USE. (CONT)
Remove priming plug (1) located at the top of pump housing (2).
Prime pump with clean water.
Replace priming plug (1).
Set ON/OFF switch (4) on the water pump to ON then OFF. Inspect motor for correct
rotation. Refer to table 3-2, malfunction 1, step 2, for rotation check. If motor is rotating in
correct direction, place switch in the ON position.
Ensure fuel shutoff valve (4, FIG. 2-19) is closed. Clockwise rotation closes valve.
Set switch (1) on the water heater to the ON position, then to the OFF position, and check for
proper motor rotation. If motor does not rotate in direction of arrows, refer to similar water
pump troubleshooting table 3-2, malfunction 1, step 2. If motor is rotating in correct
direction, place switch in the ON position.
Open water outlet valve (13).
Open bleeder valve (2) until a steady stream of water flows from vent hose (3). Close the
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