Re: [DML] Help! Door lock problem!
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Re: [DML] Help! Door lock problem!



> Here is a new development.  While verifying that the module itself was
> getting power, I also checked the capacitors.  While the system was
> "unlocked", the lock capacitor was holding at 12v, and the unlock capacitor
> was holding at .5v.  When I "locked" the system, the unlock capacitor was
> holding at 12v, and the lock capacitor was holding at .5v.  So when I went
> to unlock, the system responded and unlocked, however now both capacitors
> were holding at .5v.  Obviously, when I went to lock again, there was not
> enough standby power to activate.  The module is getting steady power at
> this time.  I am not an electrician, so I'm not sure why it's taking so long
> for the capacitors (which just got replaced because I thought the old ones
> were shot) to charge again.  They do eventually charge because I am able to
> lock/unlock again after some time.
> 

The problem is definitely in the lock module then. Unfortunately, you
have just moved beyond my realm of expertise - I'm not an electrical
engineer, either - so I'll have to bow out. I see Elvis responded, if
anyone can help you solve this he's your man. He's helped me out on
several occasions with things like this. ;-)

Good luck, and sorry I couldn't be of more help!

-Ryan




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