Maytag
Electric Water Heater

Model #HE3930T981 Maytag electric water heater

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Error Codes

    Showing 10 of 10 parts

    PANEL, ACCESS (LOWER) - Series 10

    #14

    Body Diagram

    Panel, access (lower) - series 10

    Part #9001565

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    PANEL, ACCESS (UPR) - Series 10

    #15

    Body Diagram

    Panel, access (upr) - series 10

    Part #9000452

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    MANUAL, USE & CARE W/NEW - Series 9

    #21B

    Body Diagram

    Manual, use & care w/new - series 9

    Part #12001792

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    (28") - Series 10

    #21A

    Body Diagram

    (28") - series 10

    Part #66001012

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    COVER, TERMINAL (LWR THR

    #16

    Body Diagram

    Cover, terminal (lwr thr

    Part #66001064

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    THERMOSTAT, LOWER (W/HI-

    #12

    Body Diagram

    Thermostat, lower (w/hi-

    Part #66001008

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    PAN, DRAIN (22") - Series 10

    #21

    Body Diagram

    Pan, drain (22") - series 10

    Part #66001011

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    TANK, EXPANSION (2 GAL.) - Series 10

    #20

    Body Diagram

    Tank, expansion (2 gal.) - series 10

    Part #66001013

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    "E" RING - Series 1

    #21C

    Wiring information Diagram

    "e" ring - series 1

    Part #N/P

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    VALVE, DRAIN (2" LONG)

    #4

    Body Diagram

    Valve, drain (2" long)

    Part #66001015

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    Symptoms common to all water heaters

    Choose a symptom to see related water heater repairs.

    Main causes: lack of power, no gas supply, thermostat limit switch tripped, bad element, bad thermostat, gas valve failure, bad thermocouple
    Main causes: water supply needs chlorine treatment, anode rod too reactive
    Main causes: thermostat temperature set too high, thermostats need adjustment, faulty thermostat, shorted heating element
    Main causes: thermostats need adjustment, water heater capacity too low, bad heating element, thermostat failure, excessive tank sediment
    Main causes: faulty pressure relief valve, water is overheating
    Main causes: broken heating element, thermostat failure, excessive tank sediment, tank size too small, burner valve assembly failure
    Main causes: loose water pipe fittings, leaky drain valve, bad temperature-pressure relief valve, leaky heating element, cracked tank

    Repair guides for electric water heaters

    How to replace an electric water heater thermostat

    If the water temperature fluctuates or you don't get enough hot water, follow these instructions to replace your water heater's thermostat.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     30 minutes or less
    How to replace an electric water heater anode rod

    If your hot water begins to smell like rotten eggs, replace the anode rod with a zinc-aluminum anode rod following the instructions in this repair guide.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     15 minutes or less
    July 1, 2015
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a water heater drain valve

    If the drain valve on your electric water heater is leaking water, replace it following these step-by-step instructions.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     30 minutes or less

    Articles and videos common to all water heaters

    Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your water heater.

    April 10, 2020

    Cleaning your appliances after a drinking water advisory

    By Julie Riebe

    Find out how to clean and flush household appliances once a boil water advisory is lifted.

    November 1, 2018

    Wiring schematic symbols explained video

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    Learn some of the most common symbols found in a wiring diagram and what they mean.

    August 1, 2015

    Easy DIY water heater repairs

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    Read about some water heater repairs that you can easily do yourself.