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Intertherm heater i have an indoor unit . the elements are fine . do i get 220 voltage across or 110 at the connector for the elements. i m pretty sur its a sequencer how do i check the double sequencer. i get voltage in and out

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You said that the elements are fine. How do you know that. How are you checking. Just having continuity won't do it. Remove the wires from the element and check from one side to ground to make sure it's not grounded. By switch do you mean breaker? My money is on a bad element.

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Keeps blowing the switch and burning the wires to the element

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    keeps blowing the switch and burning the wires to the element

  • FLOYD PFINGSTEN Mar 26, 2011

    Sounds like you have a short if you keep burning the switch and burning wires.

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You should have 24vac at the 2 lowest terminals 1 on each side of the sequencer with a call for heat.( that is the control voltage,the terminals are usually double spade brass in color) If you have the control voltage after about 30-120 seconds the sequencer should close.The voltage reading across the sequencer should go from 230vac to 0 volts when the sequencer closes.If you have control voltage and 230vac on each side of the sequencer then the sequencer is bad.It is beast if replacing the sequencer replace by moving 1 wire at a time from the old to the new.And ALWAYS make sure power is truned off.

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