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Mira shower tripping

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Got a Mira Vista 8.5kw shower fitted and the trip switch keeps tripping, changed the 13amp fuse incase it was that but still same problem. Any ideas what is wrong?

Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 4 years ago.
Can you confirm it was 13 Amps, an 8.5kW shower would need a fuse is about 37Amps?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 4 years ago.
Has it ever worked?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

no brand new just fitted

Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 4 years ago.
What did you wire it to?
Was there a shower there before?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

yes there was a shower there. triton t80.

Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 4 years ago.
Is the 13A fuse in a spur or the consumer unit?