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Postby carlbhoy » Wed Oct 27, 2021 6:40 pm

i've just done a connectivity test on my lawnmower cable, one cable is reading 12.5 and the other is 11.5, i know its meant to be as close to zero as possible, so does this mean the cable is knackered?
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Postby Mr White » Wed Oct 27, 2021 8:18 pm

11.5 and 12.5 What?
Where were you measuring from, to?

This is nothing personal since I do not know you, I suggest you watch more YT videos of how to use a multi meter, and check other simple things with the idea to gain experience, then you will eventually gain a better understanding of what you are trying to do. (And see the "errors" in your question and the information you gave.)
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Postby chriscba » Sat Oct 30, 2021 12:24 pm

The test should be a Insulation resistance (IR) on the cable & the reading should be a minimum of 25 M Ω for equipment up to 250v.
If you don’t know how to use or read electrical test equipment, get a competent person who does.
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