How to Replace the Over Temperature Sensor on the L5

Replacing the Over Temperature Sensor on the L5

  1. First, remove the cover by unscrewing the 4 screws.
  2. The Over Temperature Sensor is located in the center of the assembly, behind the microswitch, held on by 2 screws.
  3. Unscrew the 2 screws holding the sensor on and set those screws aside in a safe place.
  4. Replace the old sensor with the new sensor, metal side down on the plate.
  5. Using the 2 screws you set aside, screw the sensor in place.
  6. Put the cover of the water heater back on using a screwdriver and the 4 screws you set aside earlier.


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