b. Uncoded Troubleshooting Guide. Use the uncoded troubleshooting guide
in Appendix B to troubleshoot problem areas not covered in the coded trouble analysis
charts. The following is an example of how to use the troubleshooting guide to isolate a
SYMPTOM: The recorder motor is not operating.
Refer to the uncoded troubleshooting guide in Appendix B.
Find the malfunction in the trouble column.
Look in the cause column. Two possible causes are listed.
For cause number one, you check the remedy column and
turn on the supply circuit. You discover that the motor still
does not operate. You conclude that cause number two is
You determine that the appropriate remedy is to replace the
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS SUMMARY
After isolating the cause of a malfunction using the troubleshooting guides, the
recommended remedy may require you to remove or replace a component in the
sterilizer. Observe the following safety precautions when removing and replacing
a. Replacing the Transducers. When replacing the transducers, follow these
(1) Shut off the main steam supply. Depressurize the steam in the system
before removing the transducer probes to prevent steam burns. Ensure that all liquids
are drained from the system. All steam lines will be hot.
(2) Depress the battery pack circuit breaker to OFF (O) to prevent
accidental contact with the low voltage circuit that could damage the power board.
(3) Depress both MAINS circuit breakers in the power box to OFF (O) to
prevent electrical hazards.