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4500-Watt (240-Volt) Copper Element for Electric Water Heaters

  • Compatible with most electric water heater brands
  • Uniform heating distribution
  • 13.50 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 restored technology that helps increase the life of the tank and element.
  • 240-Volt/4500-Watt copper registered heating element (high-watt density)
  • Direct replacement for Rheem, Ruud and Richmond water heaters
  • Easy to install
  • Provides uniform heat distribution for a long-lasting performance
  • Made of durable copper and plastic
  • Gasket and detailed instructions included
  • UL and CSA Listed for safety
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • Element length: flange to tip - 13.50 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.
  • California residents

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Specifications

Dimensions

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

Details

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

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

39Questions10Answers

Will this work with a model 820r30-2

Asked by Duece March 10, 2021
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Answer

Hi Duece and thank you for your question. There is not enough information. Please call 800-621-5622.

Will this work on my water heater

Asked by Myles23hill February 19, 2021
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Answer

Thank you for contacting Rheem, without know what model heater you have we can't answer you this question. You can always reach us at 1-866-621-5622 for part inquiries.

Same question as James: will this fit a Rheem 81V40D? If not, is there a product that y'all carry...

Asked by Will February 19, 2021
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Answer

Good morning Will, Yes this element will work with your water heater.

will this work for a rheem 81v40d

Asked by James February 18, 2021
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Answer

Good morning James, Yes this element will work with your water heater.

Will this heating element work in a , AO Smith permaglass model ees 52 912 50 50gal. Ser#M086-...

Asked by Russ January 4, 2021
1
Answer

Thank you for asking. Please contact AO Smith directly for assistance.

I have a 50 gal hot water heater that takes 3380/4500 element will a 3580/4500 work?

Asked by Ranger November 7, 2020
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Answer

Hello Ranger, Thanks for asking, Granted that is the same depth and width that would work on your heater.

Will this element work with rheem electric water heater serial number # 0221500534?

Asked by NP November 3, 2020
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Answer

Thank you for asking. It appears that serial number is a 120 volt heater. This heating element will not work with your model. Please contact our parts department directly with both model and serial number for assistance 800-621-5622 (opt 3).

Will Rheen element fit a Craftmaster Water heater?

Asked by Pat October 12, 2020
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Answer

Hello Pat, Thanks for asking, Granted that it is the correct length and wattage it should not be a problem.

What is thread size

Asked by Bear June 7, 2020
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Answer

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

I have a Rheem 81V52D water heater I bought from Home Depot Is this the correct element?

Asked by Karen March 27, 2020
1
Answer

Thank you for asking, Karen. Your water heater can use this 240v 4500watt 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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Replaced both in one of my water heaters and noticed right away that while heating up these was not making the loud popping sound but heated the water great. Ordered the wrench cause I think I will be replacing others in the future for the price of these elements.
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Easy water heater replacement. I’d hate to think what a...
Easy water heater replacement. I’d hate to think what a plumber would have charged
by Holly
perfecy fit right size and oem part for my 50...
perfecy fit right size and oem part for my 50 gallons ge water heater made by rheem
by MOHAMMAD
This part did not work for me. It had the...
This part did not work for me. It had the wrong thread.
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Very good quality thank you made of copper better quality...
Very good quality thank you made of copper better quality then smith brand
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