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Brand new water heater from home depot installed around october

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brand new water heater from home depot installed around october 2015 i now have no hot water . my first step test for a/c power at heater i have 123 volts on both hot lead coming from house breaker panel check for power at thermo stats tried reset button have power at both thermostats . killed power reomoved wires from heating elements check both with a ohms reading at a 20 ohms setting on meter readings on both elements readings were 12.3 and 12.0 still have no hot water
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Rick replied 6 months ago.
Do you have 240 across both hot leads? You need to probe across both leads not each lead to common

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