(Topic ID: 294198)

Wcs not getting 5v

By R67en

1 year ago



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    #1 1 year ago

    Troubles with my #WCS. My 5v circuit isn't getting power. At the transistor, the two red wires give me 9.6vac. at connector j101 I have about half a volt.
    I checked continuity on the wires from the transistor connectors to j101, checked fine. I probed the wires, the pins on the plug, backprobed the leads, couldn't find the issue. I don't think repining would make any difference since I've got nothing anywhere. I'm tempted to cut the wires downstream and check there. Anything I should do first? Any advice?

    #2 1 year ago

    First, you should get the words in order, I think you mean transformer and not transistor. Not sure where you put your probes when testing the continuity of the red wires from the transformer to the j101 connector. Also don't be fooled by the transformer winding being a very low resistance and could be interpreted as continuity. Disconnect the connector at the transformer and j101. With the connector disconnected on both sides, check continuity again. If it's good plug back the connector at the transformer, but this time place your probe on the side of the transformer and at the end of j101. Maybe the connection in the connector at the transformer is not good.

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