System 2000 Hot Water Tank Replacement

Users who are viewing this thread

JO7007

New Member
Messages
1
Reaction score
0
Points
1
Location
NH
Hello all.....hopefully someone can provide me with any information to solve my issue. I recently had to replace my original system 2000 hot water tank due to corrosion. Since replacing it with the factory OEM model was out of the question due to costs and timing, I went ahead and purchased a similar tank from one of the box stores. The brand is a Rheem 40 gallon electric. It has dual 4500 watt heating elements/ thermostats. The elements will not be used since all the heat comes from the system 2000 boiler unit. I made all the water connections exactly as I had before with the old tank.

Now here is where I need advice.......

The thermostat wires (2) that come from the boiler manager panel...I assumed that I could connect them in the same way they were connected to the top of the old tank?? But not sure. As I said, the dual heater elements will not be used but do I need to just disconnect one of the heater element/ thermostat so it only reads one location??

Any help would be greatly appreciated.....either here or my email......

josorio7007@gmail.com
 

Yuriy G

New Member
Messages
1
Reaction score
0
Points
1
Location
19426
Hello all.....hopefully someone can provide me with any information to solve my issue. I recently had to replace my original system 2000 hot water tank due to corrosion. Since replacing it with the factory OEM model was out of the question due to costs and timing, I went ahead and purchased a similar tank from one of the box stores. The brand is a Rheem 40 gallon electric. It has dual 4500 watt heating elements/ thermostats. The elements will not be used since all the heat comes from the system 2000 boiler unit. I made all the water connections exactly as I had before with the old tank.

Now here is where I need advice.......

The thermostat wires (2) that come from the boiler manager panel...I assumed that I could connect them in the same way they were connected to the top of the old tank?? But not sure. As I said, the dual heater elements will not be used but do I need to just disconnect one of the heater element/ thermostat so it only reads one location??

Any help would be greatly appreciated.....either here or my email......

josorio7007@gmail.com
Hi, my system 2000 water tank just leaked too, have you ever figured out how to properly hook up a replacement electric tank?
 
Top
Hey, wait a minute.

This is awkward, but...

It looks like you're using an ad blocker. We get it, but (1) terrylove.com can't live without ads, and (2) ad blockers can cause issues with videos and comments. If you'd like to support the site, please allow ads.

If any particular ad is your REASON for blocking ads, please let us know. We might be able to do something about it. Thanks.
I've Disabled AdBlock    No Thanks