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WIRE FEED BUT NO ARC

Wire feeds but no arc

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Turn off welder, unplug and press trigger to discharge any possible stored juice. Then, open side door and check the ground cable where it connects inside, it sounds like either ground or the hot is off. Once you determine those are both securely attached, close door, plug in power on, attach ground clamp to test piece off metal and try it again. Let me know if this helps! Thanks:)

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