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I need wiring diagram for a 4800 watt Titan heater model 368E serial number 331

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Need a wiring diagram for rheem electric water 50 gallon 2007 model


1) Copy following links for standard wiring that applies to all brands electric water heater: wire colors vary, and do not matter.
You probably have ordinary residential non-simultaneous water heater.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-water-heater-thermostats.html
http://waterheatertimer.org/images/WH-w-combined2-1000.jpg

2) Look at tank label.
Typical label will show number of elements (upper and lower)
And give wattage for each element.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Figure-Volts-Amps-Watts-for-water-heater.html#label
http://waterheatertimer.org/images/Whirlpool-energy-smart-watt-rating-IMG_2600.jpg
Notice also total connected watts.
If total connected watts is same as individual upper or lower element watts, then you have ordinary residential non-simultaneous tank.

Mar 07, 2013 | Water Heaters

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How to wire a rheem 40 gal electric hotwater heater with a yellow,blue, and Black wires


Jan 2013
1) Water heaters can be wired many different ways.
Copy following link For ordinary household 240Volt water heater, the heater is wired for non-simultaneous operation:
http://waterheatertimer.org/images/WH-w-combined2-1000.jpg
Copy following link For other wiring diagrams, including off-peak, simultaneous, redundant, etc
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-water-heater-thermostats.html

2) Make sure water heater circuit breaker and wire size matches watt rating that shows on end of each element.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Color-codewire.html

3) Non simultaneous means only 1 element is ON at a time.
So either upper element is ON, or lower element is ON, or both elements are OFF.
Both elements are never ON at same time.
So non-simultaneous water heater with two 4500 watt elements has total connected watt rating of 4500 watts. Because only 1 element can be ON at a time.
Use 30 amp breaker and 10 gauge wire.

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I need the diagram


You want wiring diagram? With recommended wire size?

This particular water heater has a factory-pigtail, and is direct-wired into octogon box, and appears to be 240Volt 6500 watts. Connect water heater to 40 amp breaker and 8 gauge wire.

Here is illustration:
http://waterheatertimer.org/images/Main-subpanel-Tankless-4a-8.jpg

Look at nameplate on device for amp and wattage rating to confirm exact power requirement.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-Tankless-electric-water-heater.html

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Where are the heating elements on an 80 gallon electric water heater? Model number : E 2 F8 0 H D 0 4 5 V


I don't know that model number.
Tank-type water heater elements are located behind panels on side of tank.

Open following link to help troubleshoot electric water heater problems:
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-troubleshoot-electric-water-heater.html

The water heater label also shows element wattage, brand, voltage, serial number, and type of operation.
For example 5500W elements, non-simultaneous, 240V are typical ratings found on water heater.
5500 Watt would be replacement element size.
Non-simultaneous would indicate that both upper and lower element are not turned ON at same time.
240Volt is typical voltage for water heaters.
Serial number carries date-of-manufacture, based on brand.
For common brands:
http://waterheatertimer.org/pdf/WaterHeaterSerialNumberDecoder.pdf

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Apr 13, 2011 | Whirlpool Water Heaters

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I am only receiving half of the normal amount of hot water.


You have electric water heater.
Electric water heaters are fully repairable by homeowner, excluding hybrid type.

Rheem electric water heaters:
http://www.rheem.com/products/tank_water_heaters/electric_water_heaters/
Rheem fury series manuals and models
http://www.rheem.com/product.aspx?id=09DF2BDD-5E11-4D32-B574-84ACFB8A4619

Age of Rheem water heater is shown first 4 digits of serial number located on side of tank: for example 0705 means July 2005.
Serial number also shows model number & wattage of elements in case you need to buy new generic 4-bolt type 4500 Watt element from hardware store.

A) If your water heater receives very cold incoming water, it may not heat fast enough to keep tank warm.
Add a tempering tank.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Tempering-tank.html
Add insulation over entire water heater except TP valve. Insulate pipes completely.
Read more information:
http://waterheatertimer.org/9-ways-to-save-with-water-heater.html

B) 40 or 50 gallon water heater is 240Volts and tank will have 2 access panels on front.
Rheem ships all water heaters with 4500 Watt elements.

Narrow down the suspects:
C) Water heater has some hot water.
This tells us upper element is working.
And that water heater electricity is working.
And that reset button is not tripped.
And that heater is not experiencing run-away overheating event.

That gives us 3 solid suspects.
1) lower element is burned out. Test lower element using inexpensive multi-meter from Home Depot.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-test-water-heater-element.html
Replace element with same wattage shown on label, and clean out sediment:
This will restore water heater to full 99% efficiency.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-clean-sediment-out-of-electric-water-heater.html
http://waterheatertimer.org/Clean-sediment-out-of-water-heater.html

2) Upper or lower thermostat is bad. Replace both thermostats for about $25.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-replace-thermostat-on-electric-water-heater.html
If you want to test thermostats and all parts before replacing anything:
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-troubleshoot-electric-problems-with-water-heater.html

3) Burned or shorted wire. Turn off power. Open covers on side of tank. Remove insulation. Inspect parts for signs of high heat and burning. Especially lower element. Tighten any loose wires. Replace part that shows signs of burning.
Put insulation and cover back over thermostats so cooler outside temperature doesn't cause thermostat to misread tank temperature.

geno_3245_185.jpgRheem 4500 watt element

Dec 14, 2010 | Rheem Water Heaters

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I need to know if i have the right element for my water heater. i have the reliance 501 4500w/240v id # 5 40 2ort0 w i want to know if i need the long 1 or the bent 1. would love a pic if possible. i...


Either element will work ... straight or bent.
4500 Watt element will work, buy you can also substitute 3500, or 1500 Watt.
Stepping up wattage larger than water heater nameplate is not recommended, because wiring may not carry more watts.

Element wattage is printed on end of each element.

Reliance is AO Smith company
http://www.aosmith.com/OperatingUnits/Detail.aspx?id=138&ekmensel=c580fa7b_12_0_138_3

Reliance 501 manual is not available on Reliance site.
The 501 used to be standard model, but now it's the 600 series.
http://www.reliancewaterheaters.com/prod/elec.html

600 series manual is similar to your product.
page 22 shows element replacement, and says not to use greater wattage than rating plate on water heater.
http://www.reliancewaterheaters.com/lit/om/manuals/185761-000.pdf

Age of Reliance heater is on serial number. First character is letter. Next two characters are numbers corresponding to year. So C05222,,, serial number is made in 2005.

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After installing my titan N100 the breaker keeps tripping went from 50 amp breaker to 60 and still keeps tripping how do Isolve this problem?


You had an instant heater there before? Or a different type? Your breaker numbers don't mean anything to me, I need amps and volts, what is the amp? 30? and the volt is 220? Or are you in Europe?. And you had the four wires in there before? And you have all 4 wires on the heater line? And the heater is grounded? It should work. Unless it is not getting enough juice, but you already upped the amp. Let me know what you got.

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Friend took wirers off top thrmostate need to know wiring diagram for reliance model # 540Z0RS1 4500 watt volt240


How to wire thermostats
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-water-heater-thermostats.html

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I have taken pictures and produced a wiring diagram for this model

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