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8 foot heaters in tandem

2- 8 foot 220 volt heaters next to each other. feed end has 2 wires. Other end has 4 wires spliced together in pairs. Want to feed another heater from the 4 wire side to another heater, the side with 2 wires. Tried breaking the crimped splices skinned then wire nut to feed out to another heater. The second heater is not working.Is this wiring correct?

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You should not wire heaters in series in less you know how to size wire and the amps that a wire can carry.you are flirting with fire

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Hi, this can be confusing. Be sure you have the power off before you wire it, but first you have to have an elect meter. The 6 wires in the box you will only use 2 of them. Cap the other 4 off. Use the 2 that have the correct voltage across them, 208, 220, 240 volts. The new stat is only set up for 2 hot wires 120 each. That will do it. Not to bad. be careful! Use care. Good Luck, Sincerely,
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I have one thermostat for 4 electric baseboard heaters all in seperate rooms, i want to disconnect one of them how do I do it?


You have to shut the power off to all your baseboards, make absolutely sure that the power is off !!!!! once you are sure, then its a matter of unscrewing the unit from the wall, then opening up the panel, uncouple the wires inside the unit that supply the power, wire nut the wires then tape with electrical tape, if at all possible remove the power leads from the breaker panel that feeds that particular baseboard, if not, then make extra sure you have the power leads secure and taped off as so they will not touch together or anything else, I would strongly recommend that you hire a certified electrician to do this !! as this type of home repair is very dangerous and deadly. hope that was helpful

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How to wire 1 plf 1504d heater


I have the solution, finally after looking for 2 days.

First off, I couldn't quite put it all together based on what I was reading. I finally tracked down the Fahrenheat web site (www.fahrenheatpro.com). And called tech support (800) 452-4179.

To wire 2 BB units to 1 tstat.

1. Use #14 wire for 0-12 amps, #12 wire for 12.1 to 16 amps and #10 wire for 16.1 to 24 amps.

2. I have a 12/2 wire going from the tstat to BB#1 and another 12/2 wire going from BB1 to BB2.

3. Onthe left side of the heater, you will have 2 sets of black wires tied together with a nut (on right side it's 2 sets of Black/Red wires). You can use either side of the heater. For the purpose of explaining this, lets use the left side, 2 sets of black wires.

4. Undo one of the sets of black wires (it doesn't matter witch), the other set will be left alone.

5. Take the black wire coming from the tstat and tie it into one of the black wires from the heater and the black wire going to the second BB unit. So you will have those 3 wires tied together with a nut at the 1st BB unit.

6. Take the white wire coming from the tstat and tie it into the other black wire from the heater and the white wire going to the other BB heater. Again, you will have 3 wire tied together here.

7. At the second BB unit, tie the black wire coming from the 1st unit to one of the black wires in one of those 2 sets of black wires. Again, only undo 1 set of wires at the 2nd unit, leave the other one alone. Tie the white wire coming from the 1st unit to the other black wire.

8. Make sure ground wire in grounded at the tstat and at both BB units.

Hope this helps...... If I was less clear than I hoped, call tech support and they will walk you thru it....

Kevin.

Dec 08, 2007 | Fahrenheat Electric Convector Baseboard...

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Basboard heater installation


if the heater is 120 volt or 240 volt its really pretty easy. at either end is a cover. remove the cover and you'll see a wirenut or maybe just two wires. one side has an integral thermostat. connect your supply to the two wires on the thermostat. connect the other end in your breaker box with the appropriate sized circuit breaker. wire size feeding it will depend on its current draw. how many watts is the heater? 1500 watts will draw 6.25 amps at 240 volts so you can use 14 ga wire. 2000 watts will draw 8.3 at 240 volts - so 14 ga is still ok. 2500 watts at 240 draws 10.41 amps. 3000 watts draws 12.5 amps at this stage I'd use 12 gauge on a 20 amp breaker.

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