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Forum topic by mathom7 posted 12-04-2010 05:28 AM 791 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-04-2010 05:28 AM

I noticed the switch on my R4511 started acting up the other day. After I switch it on, nothing, if I play with the yellow lockout buttion a little, wiggle it, and it will kick on. However, it doesn’t have the normal slow start.

I’ve tried inserting the lock button both directions same result. It doesn’t appear to be damaged,

Anybody else seen this? Any suggestions?

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#1 posted 12-04-2010 05:36 AM

My first thought would be to blow the switch out pretty thoroughly, with compressed air, and/or use some contact cleaner.

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#2 posted 12-04-2010 10:14 AM

Open it up and check for a loose connection

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