Elec. Hot Water Tank (40 gal, 2 element)

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boboleeenk
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Tue Dec 30, 2008 4:03 pm

Can I check a thermostat on a Rheems Elec hot water heater with an ohms meter, and if so, how do I do it?
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Tue Dec 30, 2008 6:06 pm

Hi & welcome. You can usually hear them click on & off. They can be checked with a meter, Kill the power if you are using an ohm meter. Greg
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Tue Dec 30, 2008 7:45 pm

Thanx for the reply. I checked it with the meter, and I had a reading across two of the terminals(left side, top to bottom, but I did not get a reading across the right side, top to bottom, so I replaced it. [/u][/quote][/code]

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