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Activating Electrical Components With Ground - Power Probe 3EZ Manual

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ACTIVATING COMPONENTS WITH
GROUND
Contact the probe tip to the negative terminal of the compo-
nent, the LED indicator should light RED. While observing red
positive sign "+" LED, quickly depress and release the power
switch rearward (-). If the red indicator went out and the green
negative sign (-) came on you may proceed with further ac-
tivation. If the green indicator went off at that instant or if the
circuit breaker tripped, the Power Probe has been overload-
ed. This could have happened for the following reasons:
• The contact is a direct positive voltage.
• The component is short-circuited.
• The component is a very high current component (i.e., starter
motor).
If the circuit breaker tripped, reset it by allowing it to cool
down (15 sec.) and then depress the reset button.
WARNING: With this function, if you are contacting a protected
circuit, a vehicle's fuse can be blown or tripped if you apply
ground to it.
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