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Electric water heater ? DANGER 220 VOLTS SHUT OFF BREAKER !!! Remove rectangular cover under that is a temperature dial with a screwdriver slot. Small adjustments make a big difference go slow replace cover, turn on breaker AND GIVE IT AN HOUR before testing temp.

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