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Old 12-18-2009, 10:10 AM   #1
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one baseboard heating in palleral wiring won't heat up


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I have two baseboard heaters wired pallerally to one breaker. One of them are not warming up to hot hot while the other one works well.

I have two other baseboard heaters on another breaker that both only warm up but don't get really hot.

what can be wrong? maybe the thermometer?



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You have them wired incorrectly.
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Is t he one unit warming slightly but not hot? If so then you probably wired them in series instead of parallel.
What is the wattage of the two units?
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they are both 1200W.

Both are connected in one juction box to the wire that goes to the breaker. How could I wired it wrong?

I reversed the ins and outs on the themometer? I did the wiring all according to the instruction, same themometers, same heaters and same instructions.

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Then there is only one conclusion if it is wired properly. The heater is bad.
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