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Old 03-18-2015, 06:06 PM   #1
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Water Heater Element Testing

How do I determine if a water heater element is working if it has been removed from the water heater?
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Old 03-18-2015, 06:31 PM   #2
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If it is removed, it's not working.
No really, check it with a ohm meter. Should read about 10 ohms.
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And in addition to what Norty1 correctly said, there should be no continuity between either electrical terminal and the case of the element.
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If it was removed I wouldn't bother replacing it. I would just put in a new one while at home/home base vs out camping. The $$ isn't worth having to do it when it isn't planned.
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