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yankeeflyer

Hot Water Heater
« on: June 11, 2013, 06:06:07 pm »
Not working on electric.Makes clicking noise in circuit breaker area.Checked heater element,it appears to be good.Any ideas? pyho

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yankeeflyer

Re: Hot Water Heater
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2013, 12:52:50 pm »
I fixed it!!Not enough power on a 20 amp circuit,needs 30amp. 2o2

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Ron Dittmer

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Re: Hot Water Heater
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2013, 01:19:31 pm »
I fixed it!!Not enough power on a 20 amp circuit,needs 30amp. 2o2
That surprises me.  I would have thought 20 amp service would run a hot water tank off 110v.
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Re: Hot Water Heater
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2013, 03:17:31 pm »
Maybe because  I had other things on that circuit also like the converter,tv,etc. Anyhow,I called Atwood and that's what the tech advised me.It seems fine now.

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Re: Hot Water Heater
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2013, 03:42:28 pm »
Good to know if we run into the same.  Thanks for sharing.
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