Question about Dayton G73 Utility Heater
Hi there. I've wired 240 for the garage, everything works on a 15a basis, lights etc. Now I'm installing the G73 heater, and everytime I turn the breaker on in the garage, detached, it trips the breaker in the house. I'm using a 30amp breaker in the garage, and a 40amp breaker in the house. The unit call for 30amps, however on an amp meter, it's tripping in the house on 7.6amps? The red and black wires from the breaker in the garage are wired to the L1 and L2 ports, the bare ground from the garage panel is wired to the ground screw in the dayton unit, and the white wire is not utilized...what am I doing wrong to trip the house breaker? I've tried different breakers, larger breakers...everything trips the house breaker. Please help.
How many amps is your service? And what gauge wire did you use for the heater?
If your service is only 40amps that is your problem. You don't have enough amps for the heater and the rest of your house, you will have to upgrade your service.
Posted on Jan 18, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 24, 2010 | Dayton Electric Heater
Jan 18, 2010 | Dayton G73 Utility Heater
Nov 02, 2009 | Heating & Cooling
Oct 27, 2009 | Dayton G73 Utility Heater
Oct 18, 2009 | Dayton G73 Utility Heater
Oct 02, 2009 | Dayton G73 Utility Heater
Jul 04, 2008 | Dayton Electric Heater
Jan 31, 2013 | Dayton G73 Utility Heater
Jun 12, 2017 | Dayton G73 Utility Heater
Oct 21, 2010 | Dayton G73 Utility Heater
351 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: