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Did you reset the GFCI? Any outlet attached to the GFCI's load (output) will not work if the GFCI has no power/is inoperable.

The water heater could have a neutral-to-ground short, a type of fault which would be not have shown up on a circuit having no GFCI. That would be a good reason to scrap the water heater if it cannot be fixed! Anyway the best advice is to call in an electrician to run a separate circuit for your water heater.

Take the water heater off of that circuit! Nothing else should be on that circuit, and call a electrician to run a separate circuit for your water heater!!! 1500watts divided by 120 volts is 12.5 amps.

Always be sure to switch off the breakers at the main panel before you attempt to do any work on any mains power circuit.

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Q: If a 1500W heater tripped the GFCI outlet and took out a few outlets do you need to rewire those outlets if they're still dead?
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