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Electrical Requirements
Electrical
Shock Hazard
Disconnect
power before
servicing.
Replace all parts and panels
before operating.
Failure to do so can result in
death or electrical shock.
Fire Hazard
Use 10 gauge solid copper wire.
Use a UL approved strain relief.
Connect ground wire to green
ground screw.
Failure to do so can result in
death, fire, or electrical
shock.
If you lack the necessary skills required to properly install
the electrical wiring to this water heater, do not proceed
but have a qualified electrician perform the installation.
When making the electrical connections, always make
sure:
The electrical supply has the proper overload fuse
or breaker protection.
Wire sizes and connections comply with all
applicable codes.
Wiring enclosed in approved conduit (if required
by local codes).
The water heater and electrical supply are properly
grounded.
Figures 3, 4, and 5 are provided as reference drawings
for the 120!240v 2-wire models only. Always reference
the wiring diagram located on the water heater for the
correct electrical connections.
When installing the electrical wiring to the water heater:
1.
Be sure tank is completely filled with water before
making any electrical connections. (See Figure 2)
2.
Shut-off the power to the unit.
3.
Loosen the screw holding the junction box cover
to the top of the water heater. Set the cover aside.
4.
Connect the electrical supply to the water heater
in accordance with local utility requirements and
codes. A standard 1/2 inch opening has been made
in the junction box for conduit connections.
5.
Ground the water heater by connecting a grounding
wire from the electrical service ground terminal to
the green grounding screw in the junction box of
the water heater.
FIGURE
2
HEATING
ELEMENT
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Bang
I
Notice: Applying electrical power to elements that are not
submerged in water will destroy them. The manufacturer
will not warranty any elements damaged in this manner.
FIGURE
3
120/240V
2-WIR, E MODELS
JUNCTION
BOX
GREEN
COVER
GROUND
SCREW
I o
WlltTE
WIRE
(120V
MODELS)
GROUND
WIRE
CONSULT
XRLACK
WIRE
RED
WIRE
(240V
MODELS)
FIGURE
4
WIRING
DIAG RAM
120V MODELS
ONLY
OVERLOAD
CIRCUIT
PROTECTION
APPROVED
CONNECTORS
_
#
BREAKER
B_,ACK
_'_
:-#
..... :.OT
__o
12o/16ov
\_ HtTE
"_
_
_
m
_
POWER
SUPPLY
i__
I
:
_
i NEUTRAL
:.........
__L____ J
GROUND
ELECTRICAL
SERVICE
GROUND
FIGURE
5
WIRING
DIAGRAM
208/240V
MODELS
ONLY
OVERLOAD
PROTECTION
CIRCUIT
APPROVED
CONNECTORS
_
S
BREAKER
........
I
__BLACK
,
', L 1
208 240V
|
|
',
"-..
:
c. 6om
Z- . ..........
--
P()_R
SUPP[X
GROUND
ELECTRICAL
SERVICE
GROUND

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