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I have a field wiring problem. It looks as if 6...

I have a field wiring problem. It looks as if 6 window switches are in series. Now I have to isolate the bad one(s). Cut the connections one at a time at the panel.
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Update: Changed all the contact switches in the...

Update: Changed all the contact switches in the affected zone. Checked continuity on all 6 switches with windows closed and all showed closed. I still have a fault in the zone. That zone has (4) in...
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Thanks for all the good info. I'm currently...

Thanks for all the good info. I'm currently working, slowly, on the wiring repair. I will report when completed and go from there.
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Very good information. Thank you. I...

Very good information. Thank you.

I currently have the FA168CP Controller with 6 zones, 3 entry doors, & 9 window sensors, all hard wired.

New window installers screwed up some wiring and the...
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Question Change From Wired to Wireless Security

Changing from hardwired to wireless question. Are they both equal in protection? Any suggestions for a small system (3BR ground floor condo), combining entry sensors, glass breakage, motion sensors,...
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I bit the bullet and purchased a new machine....

I bit the bullet and purchased a new machine. Thanks for the info and suggestions.
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Washing Machine Replacement

My Maytag Atlantis MAV6200AWW Serial #: 20097247AA has started a grinding noise on the spin cycle. The agitator wont spin by hand. I pulled the drive belt and the motor runs quiet. Could it be bad...
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Thanks for all the info given. I'm at a...

Thanks for all the info given. I'm at a standstill at the moment due to a health problem, but feel sure your suggestions will solve my problem. Again, thanks very much.
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Can I just short the switch wires to find the...

Can I just short the switch wires to find the fault? Are they normally closed?
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How to test window magnetic switches

FA146CP: I have 6 windows in one zone and I have a fault in that zone. What is a good way to check for the bad switch(s)? Go from the controller and try to find the 1st switch ( I think they are...
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I already have a new board, so I guess I will...

I already have a new board, so I guess I will replace it and see if that fixes it. Don't look forward to the programing part. Thanks for the assist everyone.
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I'll look for it the next time I go into the...

I'll look for it the next time I go into the attic as I have a bad knee and an age problem so I limit my trip up there. It does not appear to be an issue now.

In your opinion, what is the next...
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Panel & Wiring

The siren is inside and is a Wave 2 EX.
There are no outlets in the closet. The AC power wiring is fed from the wall in a bundle with all the external feeds. It is a one story unit with an attic. It...
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Finally had time to continue. Disconnected siren...

Finally had time to continue. Disconnected siren wiring at the board and applied 12VDC to the wires going to the siren. The siren worked OK.
As a note: The panel is located in a MBR closet and...
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The siren worked OK earlier when removed and...

The siren worked OK earlier when removed and tested with a 12V supply as stated in my first post. This would seem to eliminate the siren wouldn't it?
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New battery installed. Still have the problem....

New battery installed. Still have the problem. Could the problem on the board.? Any way to do a voltage reading on the board? Your suggestions are welcomed.
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Will install a new battery tomorrow. Hope that's...

Will install a new battery tomorrow. Hope that's the problem.
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I connected everything back and alarmed the...

I connected everything back and alarmed the system, placed a VM on the battery, and opened a door. Pad chimed OK and the battery voltage (13.6v no load) dropped less than 0.5v when the door opened.
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Thank you Mr. Ron for the quick reply. I will do...

Thank you Mr. Ron for the quick reply. I will do the voltage check later first and then give a reply.
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First Alert FA168CP Horn/siren not working

Horn quit working when door opens. Control panel beeps OK. Tested horn externally with 12V and it worked. Could this be a board problem, and how can I test it? Looks like the horn gets power from...
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