Total system failure from stressed valve actuator?

mknauss

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All you need is a basic Voltmeter. It might be digital and will most likely need a battery. Should be under $10 unless HF is having a promotion.
 

ajw22

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Wilco500

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I replaced the fuse on the power center which I found was blown, but each time i turned on the power, it lit up briefly then blew the fuse. ( so much for that $6). So i think my circuit board is bad.
 

ajw22

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I replaced the fuse on the power center which I found was blown, but each time i turned on the power, it lit up briefly then blew the fuse. ( so much for that $6). So i think my circuit board is bad.
Show us where the fuse in the your power center is. What size is the fuse?
 

Jimrahbe

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When you replaced the fuse, were the valve actuators connected to the main board or not??? I suspect that if you disconnect the actuator connectors, that the fuse will not blow.. If that is true, then you then will just have to figure out which actuator is bad.. :mrgreen:

Thanks,

Jim R.
 
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Wilco500

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Its gotta be the one that started the problem, i got a guy coming out monday, but at least i have it narrowed down and the hit should be less. Thanks for you alls help, i do appreciate it.
 

Wilco500

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I unplugged the suspect VA, replaced the fuse, fired it up, and everything is back on. Looks like I need to replace the VA. Thanks again for your guys’ assistance. 👍