Trying to identify this Electrical connection

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  1. namwaldog

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    I want to move the switch for the Truma Ultrastore water heater. The switch, for some reason, is under the bed and I would like to move it to a more accessible position.
    There are a set of connectors on the cabling to the switch and I need to identify them in order to see how the cable should be attached to the connectors. I don't want to start taking them apart until I find out the correct method. One side of the connectors seems to have a heatshrink gland and the other has insulation tape.
    Anyone any ideas?

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    Could be either a Molex or Amp automotive connector, there should be a part number moulded on it somewhere find it and Google it should turn up something, problem will be trying to buy in small quantity, if not on ebay.
     
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    Looks like a Molex Minifit
     
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    We used to buy similar plugs from Farnell.
     
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    CPC do these, usually available in ones.
     
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    Thanks for all the replies. The connectors are carrying mains power (240v) to the water heater and have been used to install an isolating switch under the bed. My idea was to extend the power in & power out cables from the connectors to the switch so that I could move the switch to a position where it was more accessible & visible.
    The more I have pondered over it, wondering if I should use heat resistant cabling (as in immersion heaters) and the possible effects of reverse polarity , together with the fact that the pattress box the switch is mounted on is quite bulky and not the neatest thing I've ever seen, I think I have decided to leave it as it is.
    Thanks again
     
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