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Offline viking351

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the repair manual for the above appliance instructs you to measure for "VOLTAGE DROP" between neutral and the hot side of a part. If its 120v then its this part if its zero then it's that part.

What do they mean by testing for voltage drop?

Offline Icehouse

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Re: measuring voltage drop when testing for defective part
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2009, 05:39:02 AM »
One method is to have an appliance plugged into the bottom of a duplex receptacle and a volt meter plugged into the top.
As the appliance starts, check the "voltage-drop", if greater than 10%  (108) V on 120V.
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