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jakeishere 12-11-2012 03:46 PM

Electric hot water heater keeps triping off?
 
My hot water heater keeps tripping the reset button. What is making it do that? Do i have to replace the thermostat or heating element?

ToolSeeker 12-11-2012 05:02 PM

Don't know your comfort level around elec. but it sounds like it could be one of the elements. If your comfortable do so shut the poet off unhook the wires from the top element turn the power back on and see if it still trips. If it does unhook the bottom element. If it's the element this will tell you whice one. But wait before you do anything there are people on here who may have a lot better idea.

joecaption 12-11-2012 05:58 PM

http://411plumb.com/electric-water-h...hooting-guide/

ToolSeeker 12-11-2012 06:09 PM

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Originally Posted by joecaption (Post 1071247)

Good link Joe

jakeishere 12-11-2012 08:05 PM

Thanks Joe
 
Thanks Joe the information was very helpful and am using it as soon as i get offline. Again thank you. I knew someone could help me on here.


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