Ambassador
Water Heater

Model #8-66-1ART8 Ambassador electric water heater

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Ambassador 8-66-1ART8 electric water heater, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.


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    Water Heater Thermostat Bracket

    #12

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    $16.10

    In Stock

    Element Gasket

    #4

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    Element gasket

    Part #9000308
    $32.00

    In Stock

    Access Bolt

    #20

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    Access bolt

    Part #9000928
    This item is not returnable
    $4.99

    In Stock

    Access Cover

    #19

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    Access cover

    Part #9001764
    This item is not returnable
    $5.99

    In Stock

    Light

    #24

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    Light

    Part #9000325
    $15.92

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    Access

    #21

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    Access

    Part #9000927
    This item is not returnable
    $4.99

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    Water Heater Temperature and Pressure Relief Valve

    #1

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    $23.87

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    Water Heater Thermostat

    #9A

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    Water heater thermostat

    Part #9000509015
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    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces 9000523. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    This part replaces 9000523
    This item is not returnable
    $32.18

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    Water Heater Thermostat

    #11

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    Water heater thermostat

    Part #9000507015
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    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces 9000512. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    This part replaces 9000512
    $29.83

    In Stock

    Access Panel

    #25

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    Access panel

    Part #9000581
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    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces 9000401. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    This part replaces 9000401
    $16.99

    In Stock

    Symptoms common to all water heaters

    Choose a symptom to see related water heater repairs.

    Main causes: water supply needs chlorine treatment, anode rod too reactive
    Main causes: thermostat temperature set too high, thermostats need adjustment, faulty thermostat, shorted heating element
    Main causes: thermostats need adjustment, water heater capacity too low, bad heating element, thermostat failure, excessive tank sediment
    Main causes: lack of power, no gas supply, thermostat limit switch tripped, bad element, bad thermostat, gas valve failure, bad thermocouple
    Main causes: broken heating element, thermostat failure, excessive tank sediment, tank size too small, burner valve assembly failure
    Main causes: faulty pressure relief valve, water is overheating
    Main causes: loose water pipe fittings, leaky drain valve, bad temperature-pressure relief valve, leaky heating element, cracked tank

    Repair guides for electric water heaters

    How to replace an electric water heater anode rod

    If your hot water begins to smell like rotten eggs, replace the anode rod with a zinc-aluminum anode rod following the instructions in this repair guide.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     15 minutes or less
    How to replace an electric water heater thermostat

    If the water temperature fluctuates or you don't get enough hot water, follow these instructions to replace your water heater's thermostat.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     30 minutes or less
    How to replace an electric water heater heating element

    If your water heater runs out of hot water quickly and one of the two heating elements has failed, replace the element following these step-by-step instructions.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     30 minutes or less

    Articles and videos common to all water heaters

    Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your water heater.

    November 1, 2018

    How to read a wiring schematic video

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    Learn how to decipher symbols so you can buy the right part for your problem.

    October 31, 2018

    Cleaning your appliances after a drinking water advisory

    By Julie Riebe

    Find out how to clean and flush household appliances once a boil water advisory is lifted.

    August 1, 2015

    Water heater common questions

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    These common questions and answers can help you make the most of your water heater.