Try swapping the time delay relays to see if
the down relay went bad. They are socketed.
These are low reliability components.
"nothing happens" isn't the capacitor. If
that goes, the motor will make a lot of noise
and not move.
On 1/17/2011 7:58 AM, Dick Dievendorff wrote:
>> I went out on Friday afternoon to lower the tower. Nothing happened when I
>> flipped the switch. I checked the plug and GFI breaker, it seems to have
>> I plan to return in Tuesday and begin diagnosis. I'll check for AC power at
>> the outlet, and inside the box mounted on the tower. Beyond that I'm in new
>> territory. Motor start capacitor? How does one test that?
>> How would I go about bringing the tower down at least partway manually?
> Dick, K6KR
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