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Troubleshooting - Klutch ST200i Owner's Manual

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TROUBLESHOOTING

SYMPTOM
Unit Does Not Power Up
Can Not Create An Arc
Overload Indicator Is On
Electrode Holder or ground cable getting
hot. Output Connections Getting Hot.
Poor Welding Performance, excessive
spatter
Electrode Sticks
Welding Bead Is Too Thin
Welding Bead Is Too Thick
For Assistance, Contact The Welder Help Line At 877-304-0294
POSSIBLE CAUSE
Unit Is Not Plugged In
Input Power Circuit Breaker Not On
The Main Power Switch Is Not Working
Work Piece is Painted Or Rusty
Ground Clamp Is Connected Where
There Is Paint Or Rust
Ground
Clamp
Is
Not
Connected To The Work Piece
Amperage Too Low for Electrode
The internal temperature is too high.
Weld Cable Connections Loose
Weld Cable Connections have corroded.
Damp Electrode
The electrode is kept in contact with the
work piece for too long while striking an
arc.
The welding travel speed is too fast
The welding travel speed is to slow
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CORRECTIVE ACTION
Plug In Unit
Reset Input Power Circuit Breaker
Replace Main Power Switch
Remove All Paint And Rust
Remove All Paint And Rust So Ground
Clamp Is Connected To Bare Metal
Electrically
Make Certain The Ground Clamp Is
Connected To The Work Piece
Consult the electrode packaging for
correct amperage settings.
Leave power on and let the fan cool the
unit. Output will continue when the unit
has cooled.
Check to make certain weld cables are
tight.
Clean weld connections and reinstall.
Use fresh and dry electrodes.
This will take practice. Keep trying.
Reduce the welding travel speed. Maybe
incorporate a slight weave over the joint.
Increase the welding travel speed.

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