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Old 05-03-2009, 02:59 PM   #1
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Water Heater element wirring


I am in the process of replacing my 2 elements in my water heater. Does it matter where I connect the 2 wires on the elements ? Can I just connect one to each schew and be fine ?

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Either wire can go on either screw. The element doesn't care about phasing, it's just looking for 240 volts across the two screws.

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Thank you Rob, I look forward to a hot shower now in the morning !


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Either wire can go on either screw. The element doesn't care about phasing, it's just looking for 240 volts across the two screws.

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