The SP213820 is an upper Marathon water heater element. The SP213820 Marathon water heater element is fused, titanium plated, and rated 3800 watt. This Marathon water heater element can be used to replace or upgrade existing upper elements in the following Marathon water heaters:
It is very important to choose the correct model number when purchasing a replacement Marathon water heater element for your water heater. There are distinct differences between upper and lower water heater elements as well as the type of element being purchased. Here is a brief outline of the different types of Marathon water heater elements available:
Please be sure to use only fused elements for the upper element on all Marathon water heater models. Fused elements provide the necessary protection against dry firing a Marathon water heater.
Don't forget to purchase a Marathon SP610070 element wrench with your replacement elements to provide easy installation of your new parts.