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Model #SP10869MM

240-Volt, 4500-Watt Stainless Steel Heating Element for Electric Water Heaters

  • Compatible with most electric water heater brands
  • Low Density creates more surface area
  • 13.44 inches in total length
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Product Overview

Rheem PROTECH screw-in water heater elements feature true OEM performance. These are the same elements that are used in the production of every Rheem electric water heater. Rheem heating elements use patented resistored technology that helps increase the life of the tank and element.
  • 240-Volt, 4500-Watt stainless steel fold-back heating element (low-watt density)
  • Direct replacement for Rheem, Ruud and Richmond water heaters
  • Fits most brands including American, AO Smith, Bradford White, Craftmaster, General Electric, GS Wood, Kenmore, Lochinvar, Maytag, Mor-Flo, Reliance, Sears, State and Whirlpool water heaters
  • Provides uniform heat distribution for a long-lasting performance
  • Made of durable stainless steel and plastic
  • Gasket and detailed instructions included
  • UL and CSA listed for safety
  • Limited 3 year commercial and 5 year residential warranty
  • Element length: flange to tip - 13.44 in.
  • Fix your water heater with peace of mind using genuine Rheem parts
  • Call 1-855-400-2552 before noon for same-day installation service in most areas, or visit our Water Heater Installation page for more information.
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
18
Product Height (in.)
5
Product Width (in.)
3

Details

Attachment Style
Threaded
Compatible Brand/Model
Various Rheem Electric Tank Water Heaters
Finish Family
Silver Metallic
For Use With
Electric Tank
Material
Stainless Steel and Plastic
Pack Size
1
Product Weight (lb.)
1
Returnable
90-Day
Wattage (watts)
4500

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Limited 3 Year Commercial and 5 Year Residential Warranty

Questions & Answers

39Questions11Answers

I have a Rheem Model'GE50M06AAG Serial number 1008B30100 with this work

Asked by Scott April 10, 2021
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Answer

Hi Scott and thank you for your question. Yes it will.

Is this the same as the SP10869ML

Asked by Vicki February 1, 2021
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Answer

Hi Vicki and thank you for your question. The SP10869ML is 1" 4500W Stainless Steel Resistored Screw-in Element LWD (240V)

Is this in stock

Asked by Rojo January 23, 2021
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Answer

Hello Rojo, Thanks for asking, We would recommend reaching out to your local Home depot store for availability as it varies significantly from area to area.

Why does this Rheem performance electric hot water heater have two different heating element type...

Asked by Fred December 29, 2020
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Answer

Thank you for asking. The water heater has a stainless steel element to prevent dry firing the unit.

This one fits 81V400C???

Asked by Javier December 18, 2020
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Answer

Hello Javier, as long as its the correct wattage and length then yes it will.

Will this element work with a stainless steel water heater tank. The OEM elements are Titanium. ...

Asked by ZC December 5, 2020
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Answer

Thank you for asking. Yes, as long as it meets the 240 volt 4500 watt requirements.

Is this element compatible with a Rheem water heater Model No. XE50T06ST45U1, Serial No. A3717069...

Asked by Eric November 17, 2020
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Answer

Thank you for asking. Yes, you can use this heating element with that model.

Will this work for hwh model XE38S06ST45U1

Asked by Kat October 6, 2020
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Answer

Thank you for asking. Please contact our parts department directly with both model and serial number for assistance 800-621-5622 (opt 3).

what is the thread size?

Asked by bat March 28, 2020
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Answer

Thank you for asking, Bat. This element uses 3/4" NPT. If you have further questions, please contact us at 1-866-279-4566. Thank you and have a great day.

Will This work with Rheem Model No. SE80T12TAH

Asked by Stu December 17, 2019
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Answers

Thank you for asking, Stu. Your water heater requires 240v 5500watt element. If you have any further questions, please contact us at 1-866-279-4566. Thank you and have a great day.

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Customer Reviews

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It was the correct part I ordered & it works great the only down fall you did have it in stock & ...
It was the correct part I ordered & it works great the only down fall you did have it in stock & you se Raheem water heaters constantly I had to wait almost 2 weeks to receive it.
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Great and inexpensive way to upgrade an aging water heater....
Great and inexpensive way to upgrade an aging water heater.
by HomeDepotCustomer
Switched out the old elements with the Rheem PROTECH, so...
Switched out the old elements with the Rheem PROTECH, so far so good!
by Frank
Only been installed for a couple of weeks. Well constructed...
Only been installed for a couple of weeks. Well constructed and easy to install. Wire Mount points were easy to tighten and gripped the electrical wire firmly and securely. Which was a problem on other brands
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Easy installation but have towels ready!...
Easy installation but have towels ready!
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