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Electrolux EI30IF40LS induction oven. It has started to beep ERR F68, but only when my solar panels are generating any voltage/current.

I have never had a problem with the oven until we had solar panels installed. Displays F68 whenever the panels are making as little as 1 WATT of electricity. Turn off the panel input via the circuit breaker or during periods of darkness; no problems. The PV installer is a large company with lots of experience. They have checked everything on their end. Checked voltage, checked HZ, voltage max/minimum, etc . The max the panels have input system monitors itself and maintains data log has been 244 volts. Typically voltage is at 241 +/- 2 volts. This is identical to the voltage seen from the power company; a voltage of 241. They installed chokes on the neutral and hot leads from the AC output of the PV inverter to the circuit breaker; trying to remove any line noise that the panels might be generating. still have the problem. They checked all the connections to the PV system, and also all connections to the oven at the panel. All good. Any suggestions??

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Did you reset the breaker to the oven when you switched over to batteries? If not turn it off wait a few mins. then turn it back this should work. Sometimes the control panel needs to reset its self.

Posted on Nov 06, 2015

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This is not 3 phase power...you have two legs of 120 ...the red wire? This leg is not a voltage source therefore that wire is not going to fire up that lug ...you only need 3 wires to make this circuit and a neutral is a redundant leg for this box

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Something doesn't sound right here. You indicate 2 200Amp breakers. With a single service entering the house, this is not possible. The "sub-panel" to the pool house is more likely a 100Amp setup, yes? If not, you have a bad setup and it should be corrected. I would suspect that you are attempting to pull too much current to the pool and that is what is tripping the breaker. Also, these breakers should not be run over about 80% of their capacity for the long haul. If they are, they tend to age and get either real sensitive causing tripping when it shouldn't or you can run 500Amps through it and it won't trip.

My suggestion is to revisit the setup. If the pool house is fed from the main panel, make sure that the breaker for it is not 200Amp. Second, try disabling the pool house breaker to see if that is the source of the problem and look more closely there.

Keep us posted.

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Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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sounds like a loose connection ,or possibly a weak main breaker.

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SOURCE: no voltage at breakers on either side. Checked

If you have no voltage on the buss bar ... you will not have any on the back side of the breaker.

The first thing you must do it get power running into the panel.

When the panel is hot, now you can prove or disprove voltage at the back side of the breaker.

I can tell you from experience, if you have a hot panel and your breaker is not passing power and there are ants around, that you will not get power. Ants love to move into the housing of a nice warm breaker. The only fix for this is replace the breaker.

But, as I said, you got to get power to the panel first.

Let me know what happens

a

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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SOURCE: tried replacing a 2 pole

You are correct. Try replacing the single pole breakers with thinner space saver breakers to get more space in the pannel.

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