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Reliance 40 Gallon Standard Electric Water Heater With Touch Screen - 12 40 EARS

Abt Model: 1240EARS | UPC: 091193005903
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Reliance 40 Gallon Standard Electric Water Heater With Touch Screen, Model 12 40 EARS


  • 12-year limited tank & parts warranty, 1-year labor warranty
  • Touch Screen Electronic User Interface lets you easily set temperature, operating mode (Energy Saver, Vacation, or Standard) and safety lock feature
  • Premium 5500 Watt Incoloy Heating Elements are more efficient and last longer than conventional elements, with higher recovery
  • Electronic Thermostat is superior to conventional electromechanical thermostats, no mechanical parts to wear out
  • Diagnostic Feedback Via User Interface Diagnostic codes displayed on LCD screen
  • Dry Fire Protection doesn't allow the water heater to be turned on unless the tank is full of water
  • Factory-installed temperature & pressure (T&P) relief valve


  • Nominal Capacity (Gallons): 40
  • Rated Storage Volume: 37
  • UEF: 0.93
  • Family Size: 3
  • Digital Display: Yes
  • Self Cleaning: Yes
  • Limited Warranty Tank: 12
  • Limited Warranty Parts: 12
  • Limited Warranty Labor: 1
  • Max Wattage: 6,000
  • Voltage: 240
  • Foam Insulation: Yes
  • Water Connection Location: Top
  • Water Connection Size: 3/4
  • First Hour Recovery (Gallons): 60

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 50"
  • Width: 20-1/2"
  • Depth: 20-1/2"
  • Diameter: 20-1/2"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 160 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer):
    • 12 Years Tank and Parts
    • 1 Year Labor
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Key Features
Touch Screen Electronic User Interface/ Premium 5500 Watt Incoloy Heating Elements/ Electronic Thermostat/ Diagnostic Feedback Via User Interface Diagnostic Codes Displayed On LCD screen/ Dry Fire Protection/ Optional WiFi Module/ Factory-Installed Temperature And Pressure (T&P) Relief Valve/ 40 Gallon Capacity/ Beige Finish
Energy Star Rated
More reasons to buy the Reliance 12 40 EARS from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Reliance 12 40 EARS is Brand New.
  • The Reliance 12 40 EARS Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
Diameter (inches)20.5
Fuel TypeElectric
Gallon Capacity (cu.ft.)40
Height (inches)50
Tank StyleTall
Venting TypeStandard
Energy Star QualifiedYes


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