Electric Water Heater Wiring
Wiring in an existing water heater which has a red and black wire. Need to connect it to a white and black wire. Which wire goes where…
Electric Water Heater Wiring
Background: Ed, a Homeowner from North Branch New Jersey
[ad#block]Question: Wiring in an existing water heater which has a red and black wire. Need to connect it to a white and black wire. Which wire goes where?
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Application: Wiring a Water Heater.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate – best performed by a Licensed Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and a Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools.
Precaution: Identify the circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Notice: Installing additional electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.
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