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How to find whether my Triton hand-wash T30i heater element is working (or broken) using a Multimeter

Postby EamonnX1 » Wed May 06, 2020 2:40 pm

Triton T30i hand wash. I want to check whether the heater element is working or broken, using a Multimeter.
I attach a photo of the 'Can and Element assembly' which reveal the contact points.
See the photo below
I also give you a link to the repair Diagram for this model:
http://www.free-instruction-manuals.com ... 304947.pdf
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Can and Element assembly.jpg
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Postby Mr White » Wed May 06, 2020 5:12 pm

..........and your question is?
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Postby EamonnX1 » Thu May 07, 2020 12:04 am

I sorted it out. I had a can and element assembly from an old Triton which I knew was working and using the ‘continuity’ function compared the results with the Triton I wanted to fix . I discovered that the heating element was broken
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Postby ericmark » Thu May 07, 2020 8:21 am

Ohm's law usually works, 1 kW heating element with 230 volt supply is 53Ω but there are a few exceptions.
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