Instanthot Hot water heater stopped heating.

ApplianceKitchenAid Hot Water Dispenser

Model

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Wrench set
Pliers
Screw drivers

Glenn From Grant, CO

Jul 22, 2011

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Removed the heater from under the sink by shutting off the cold water valve and disconnecting the water in and out connections, and the power plug. Disassembled the Instanthot making note of the original wiring connections. Noted the heat fuse which I assumed had blown. To confirm I bypassed the thermostat and fuse wire, plugged in the unit and found it heating rapidly.
Checked on the partselect web site, identified the heat fuse and ordered same. After arrival, I easily replaced the fuse, re-wrapped the heater with the insulating blanket being careful to keep all wires outside the blanket and away from touching the heater. Reassembled the heater and reconnected the unit beneath the sink. Bingo!! Hot water again.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Thermal Fuse

Part Number: PS339938

$16.53
In Stock