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How to Wire a Replacement Water Heater

How do I wire a new water heater when the wiring is different than the old water heater?

Wiring a Water Heater
Electrical Question: How should a Replacement Water Heater wired when the wiring looks different?

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Wiring a Replacement Water Heater

Application: How to Wire a Replacement Water Heater.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – This project is best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor, or Licensed Plumbing Contractor.
Electrical Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, Voltage Tester, and appropriate Safety Gear.
Estimated Time: Depends on the personal level experience, ability to work with tools, install electrical circuit wiring, and the available access to the project area.
Electrical Safety: Identify the electrical power source to the Water Heater, turn it OFF and Tag with a Note before working with the electrical wiring.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials: Electrical parts and materials for the Water Heater should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections: Installing or changing home electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes as adopted in your specific area. A permit and inspections may also be required.

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