Cant turn off motor

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gregg hake
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Re: Cant turn off motor

#16 Post by gregg hake » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:48 pm

Robert, you may have hit the jackpot. My generator indicator light is a single terminal with a 2-connector adaptor clipped on it so there is no comparing going on here... Should I have something a bit more specialized? And do I need the same thing on the other indicator light?

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Re: Cant turn off motor

#17 Post by Robert Vaughan » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:12 pm

Your generator output fault indicator lamp-holder must be a two terminal device, the body of which electrically floats with respect to the steel body of the instrument into which it is inserted. (I am doing this from vague memory.) I think it must be a black plastic two terminal lamp holder.

quote from above:
"My generator indicator light is a single terminal with a 2-connector adaptor clipped on it "

This is absolutely the cause of the problem.

Only the generator output fault indicator lamp-holder must be this style. (as I recall)

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Re: Cant turn off motor

#18 Post by gregg hake » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:17 pm

Thank you very much. Looks like I will be digging thru my "what the heck is this?" box to see if this special lamp holder is still in my possession when I get back home.

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