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Replace power switch on 230 lincoln welder

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SOURCE: lincoln electric ac/dc arc welder model ac/dc

my welder doesn't weld but my electric meeter goes wild.

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SOURCE: The switch on my AC/DC

Hello,

Depending on what exactly is broken (it may just be a set screw), it may be repairable. Contact Lincoln here and ask them for a parts diagram for the switch assembly. That will help you be able to disassemble, and identify what exactly is wrong.

Then you can make the determination if it is fixable or not. Sometimes, manufacturers will have trade-in or trade-up programs as well for damage products. Inquire about this too.

Posted on Sep 11, 2010

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