If your welder is working fine and your engine is turning on, but it is lacking electricity from the generator portion of the unit, you could have an electrical issue with your welder generator.
In this video, we go over two parts that can be replaced in order to get your Welder Generator up and running again: the circuit breaker and the rectifier bridge.
Watch the video or following along with the instructions below:
Tools You Will Need:
- 8mm socket wrench
- Magnet (optional to not lose bolts and screws in the process)
STEPS:REPLACING THE CIRCUIT BREAKER
- To access the circuit breaker, you need to go behind the main casing on the welder generator. Start by unscrewing the bolts with a 8mm socket wrench to remove the cover.
- Open up the backside of the casing.
- Loosen the bolts to remove the back panel.
- You should now be able to access the circuit breaker.
- Unscrew the two bolts in the front that are holding the circuit breaker in place.
- Once it is released, unscrew the wiring connected to the old circuit breaker.
- With your new circuit breaker, reconnect the wire.
- Secure the bolt with a screwdriver.
- Align the new breaker with the holes in the casing.
- Tighten the bolts in place.
- With the casing open, use a multimeter to measure the voltage of the existing rectifier bridge.
- Unscrew the bolts connected to the old rectifier bridge.
- Replace with the new rectifier bridge.
- Put the Welder Generator casing back onto the entire unit.
Tomahawk Welder Generators are designed for high power and durability. Ideal for farms, construction sites, or any job that requires electrical power and CC (constant current) stick welding.
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