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Wire a Water Heater Timer Control to Save Electricity

Save on Your Electric Bill with a Water Heater Time Control | Wiring diagram with the Connections for a Water Heater Timer, Explanation of the Water Heater Timer Wiring Diagram.

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Electrical Question: How do I wire a water heater timer control?

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Wiring a Water Heater Time Control

Application: Installing an Electric Water Heater Timer Control.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best installed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, Volt Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience and ability to work with tools and install and connect the 220 volt timer control circuit wiring.
Precaution: Identify the 220 volt water heater circuit at the panel, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before making the oven wiring connections.
Notice: When installing or modifying 220 volt circuit wiring the work should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

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One Response to “Wire a Water Heater Timer Control to Save Electricity”
  1. Eugene Cartwright says:

    I am installing a woods model 59103 water heater timer. I am confused by load 1 and load 2 on the diagram, there are no jumper cables were provided. Can you help?

    Thank you