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Replace the element, it's shot Most electric (immersion or otherwise) heaters are constructed as "calrods" -- a coil of fine nichrome wire in a metal tube that has been packed with magnesium oxide as an insulator, and had its ends sealed against the ingress of moisture and contamination. However, if water does enter the element (say through a pinhole in ...


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I'm guessing one of the red/white pairs is the line (from the panel), and the other set is a feeder to the rest of the circuit. You'll have to determine which set is the feeder from the panel, and where the other set goes and whether or not you want to GFCI protect it. If this is true, you should connect them both to the line side hot terminal of this ...


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Circuit breakers protect the wiring from overheating and the house from burning down due to electrical fire. The GFCI (RCD) protects you from electrocution. To put it in perspective, a 20 amp circuit breaker can pass 100-200 milliamps (0.1-0.2A) indefinitely, you cannot and are facing heart fibrillation and death if the current takes the right path through ...



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