Maytag
Electric Water Heater

Model #HE3950S Maytag electric water heater

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Maytag HE3950S electric water heater, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.


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    Access Panel

    #15

    Body Diagram

    Access panel

    Part #9000452
    $16.49

    In Stock

    Water Heater Heating Element Gasket

    #19

    Body Diagram

    $12.03

    In Stock

    Access Panel

    #14

    Body Diagram

    Access panel

    Part #9001565

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

    Washer, Drai

    #5

    Body Diagram

    Washer, drai

    Part #66001021

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

    Dip Tube

    #3

    Body Diagram

    Dip tube

    Part #66001065

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

    Drain Valve

    #4A

    Body Diagram

    Drain valve

    Part #66001075

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

    Lower Thermostat

    #10

    Body Diagram

    Lower thermostat

    Part #66001007

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

    Lower Thermostat

    #12

    Body Diagram

    Lower thermostat

    Part #66001008

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

    Therm,upper,

    #17

    Body Diagram

    Therm,upper,

    Part #66001009

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

    Drain Valve

    #4

    Body Diagram

    Drain valve

    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: 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: lack of power, no gas supply, thermostat limit switch tripped, bad element, bad thermostat, gas valve failure, bad thermocouple
    Main causes: broken heating element, thermostat failure, excessive tank sediment, tank size too small, burner valve assembly failure
    Main causes: faulty pressure relief valve, water is overheating
    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 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
    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 heating element

    If your water heater runs out of hot water quickly and one of the two heating elements has failed, replace the element 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.

    November 1, 2018

    How to read a wiring schematic video

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    Learn how to decipher symbols so you can buy the right part for your problem.

    October 31, 2018

    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.

    August 1, 2015

    Water heater common questions

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    These common questions and answers can help you make the most of your water heater.