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CS Code Got a CS code, checked things out and found the upper magnatron was bad, burned a hole in the air duct. Replaced the magnatron, still get a CS code after 5 secs or so. I tested and checked the lower magnatron and it seems to work fine. Not sure why its cutting off after a few secs. Any thoughts work be great. Thanks, Frank Monteleone 914.646.8105 after 4 seconds of running a cs code pops up

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    CS is current sensing, it is drawing the wrong amperage or is being sensed wrong by the Hi volt board. Check For proper amp draw on each mag system. Possible bad mag, rectifier, connections, Hi volt board.



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Failure of any one or more of the following components: HV board (see next step), HV diode (High Voltage Diode Test), HV capacitor (see next step), interlock switch, triac , HV transformer

Inspect foil side of HV board for burned tracks (foil) toward lower side of board. If burned, check HV capacitors and HV transformers for a short. Otherwise test other components as outlined above.

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Inspect foil side of HV board for burned tracks toward lower side of board. If burned, check HV capacitors (High Voltage Capacitor Test Procedure) and HV transformers (High Voltage Transformer Test) for a short. Otherwise test other components as outlined above.
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