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Not unless you change the wiring for that circuit. The breaker protects the wiring and if you install a 40 amp breaker on a 15 amp wire circuit you will have a fire in your home.

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Q: Can you upgrade a 15 Amps circuit breaker for a 40 Amp for a 8.5 Watt shower?
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