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12RES GEN.NAT.GAS FAILS TO START BY STRT BTTN AND TRNSFR SW

BATTERY AND ELECTRICAL ARE GOOD. IF I JUMPER 12 VOLTS TO STARTER SELINOID THE MOTOR TURNS OVER RAPIDLY BUT IF THE CONTROL PANEL TRIES TO START, IT CLICKS IN RAPID SUCESSION THEN STOPS AND GIVES OVER CRANK ERROR CODE. IT REMINDS ME OF WHEN YOU CRANK A CAR WITH LOW BATTERYAND THE VOLTAGES DROPS BECAUSE IT CAN'T HANDLE THE AMP LOAD

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  • parlapanov Jun 03, 2010

    What do you mean by "rapid succession" 3-5 times - 1-5 s starting impulse?

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If the succession is 3-5 sec crank - 3-10 sec pause, it is OK, but the cranking is not successful (the reason should be investigated).
If the succession is more rapid 1 - 2 sec you may have bad PCB control.

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