wiring a hot water heater

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Old 07-08-02, 05:55 PM
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wiring a hot water heater

Is 12 gauge wire with ground OK to wire a 220 hot water heater?
 
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Old 07-08-02, 06:07 PM
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Most water heaters today run on 30-amp breakers, so you need 10/2 cable.
 
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