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How to replace heating element for InSinkErator W154 water heater

I need to replace heating element for InSinkErator W154 water heater.

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Take the front cover off, it is just snaped on, there you will see it, depending on the age of the unit insinkerator will replace it for free, you just have to install it, but for the most part it might be cheaper to change the unit

Posted on May 30, 2009

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http://www.insinkerator.com/product/product.php?id=41&template=hwd
This is In Sinkeraters link for your product.
http://www.insinkerator.com/pdf/POU_ICU.pdf
This is the manual. It gives you al the specifications, ie, 1500 watt, temp range and so on, where you may be able to go to someplace like Home Depot and get the replacement element. I just don't know if you can get it in copper but, there is an 800 number listed in the manual where maybe they can point you in the right direction. First and foremost, I would make sure you have power to the unit. It should probably have it's own circuit btu, who knows. Check your breaker panel and make sure all breakers are on and not tripped. If one is tripped, reset it and try your heater. If you are electrical savvy, you can check for power at the unit and, check to make sure you have power through the heating element. It's probably the most common failure in these units and it's only 110v so it's not really designed to provide for a whole household. Anyway, I would start by checking the power and so on and, if you have a loss of power through the element, replace it.

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The unit is shorted out internally.... the element either has too much build up on it or it has warped and is touching the sides grounding it out...

I think that element may be replaceable... or you will need to replace the whole unit...

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The first thing I would check would be the switch. then the thermostat then the element.I would also check for any burnt insulation which could allow a short to ground.
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