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Test for continuity by using a multitester, sometimes referred to as a multimeter. The ohm setting on a multitester tests continuity, and it determines whether the connection through the device is complete or if it is no... More »

Common electrical tests include visual inspection, earth continuity test, insulation resistance test and leakage test. Correct training and good equipment helps to streamline electrical testing and minimize the risk of i... More »

Often the first sign that a lid switch is bad is that the machine does not spin or drain the water. To test the switch, the owner accesses the wiring bracket and uses a multimeter to check for continuity with the lid clo... More »

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Common electrical tests include visual inspection, earth continuity test, insulation resistance test and leakage test. Correct training and good equipment helps to streamline electrical testing and minimize the risk of i... More »

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Troubleshoot a three-way switch by turning off the circuit breaker and using a continuity tester to check between the common terminal and each of the traveler terminals. If the switch is working correctly there is only c... More »

To test a coil pack, use an ohm meter to check for continuity, ensuring that the ohm values are accurate. Buy a Chilton?s or Haynes manual to determine the appropriate mega ohms reading on the coil pack, or search for th... More »