turn on the light starts flashing

sukibear96
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turn on the light starts flashing

Postby sukibear96 » 18 Nov 2010, 10:43

i am looking at the GHD 3.1B for a friend and they come on ok and after a few seconds the light starts flashing. i have tested the lead and had a god look at it and found on damage. i was wondering if it was a fault with thermal fuse or something more serious. anyone got any ideas

gary
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Re: turn on the light starts flashing

Postby gary » 18 Nov 2010, 14:39

Sounds like an intermittent cable or a thermal fuse problem. Please see our debugging guide:
http://www.ghd-repair.co.uk/mk3_debug.html

Gary

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Re: turn on the light starts flashing

Postby gary » 18 Nov 2010, 14:40

Obviously the light is supposed to flash once they are up to temperature. That is normal.

Gary

sukibear96
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Re: turn on the light starts flashing

Postby sukibear96 » 18 Nov 2010, 14:46

i have checked the cable and all seems ok. i think it is the thermal fuse as when the light goes out. it comes back on when i put my testers across them. i ave ordered one from this site as a replacement.

thanks for your help


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