hex head size for heating elements


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Old 12-12-12, 10:34 AM
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hex head size for heating elements

What size socket is necessary to remove/install water heater electric elements? Guess you cannot really get a wrench on them.
 
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Old 12-12-12, 10:42 AM
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Not sure of the actual size...but I believe they are pretty standard. They have element wrenches designed specifically for them. Normally near the WH parts or in the plumbing tools section.
 
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Old 12-12-12, 10:46 AM
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I use my basin wrench. I grip the basin wrench with my large crescent wrench for leverage.
 
 

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