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I have a blodgett steamer st-3e. I was inspecting the timer,

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I have a blodgett steamer st-3e. I was inspecting the timer, when i unplugged the timer the wires touched and blew the 2 2 amp fuses upon reconnection and new fuses It makes a buzzing sound from the (looks like a capacitor) that the 3 wires from the timer are going to. I have power going into the relay but not going out to the elements
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Commercial Kitchen
Expert:  shaithus1 replied 1 year ago.

Hi.. let me see if I can help... I believe that is the buzzer for the timer... when you cycle the timer knob does the buzzing quit...?.. by relay... you are meaning the heat contactor..?

to read the contactor... you can have voltage on the incoming side... but none on outgoing side unless you have voltage at the coil.... first turn the unit off at the breaker... undo the leads to the coil.... hook you meter set on ac volts to the leads ..turn the breaker on...cycle the unit on... if you have 208v on you meter but your contactor would not work... you probably have a bad contactor coil....

if you do not have voltage.. then the unit not calling for heat...

let me know what you find..

phillip