Discussion in 'FAQs' started by yellowlynn, May 15, 2005.

  1. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

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    Oooops!!! I forgot to attach the revised track plan....Sorry.

    (Hope it comes through...)

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  2. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

    Lynn: Now is the time to take that one switch out of the layout and hook it up to a piece of track and wires. If you still have a short, you have a dud switch. Now, it's between you and your dealer.
  3. yellowlynn

    yellowlynn Member


    Alright everybody, I finally got it. Like I said, I had never run into this before. Out of all the switches, I narrowed it down to 3, then 2, then I found out when I put the light from a known line, it would light up on both tracks of that switch. I replaced it and everything is rosy. The only trouble now is that I took up and replaced the switches so many times the track has got gaps all over. THAT I can take care of. Thanks for all the help and support in how to narrow it all down.

  4. shortliner

    shortliner Member

    Lynn - glad you solved it - the oly thing worse than one that is causing problems all the time, is the one that has a transient fault
    - only does it occasionally, or disappears when someone else looks at it, appearing again 2 minutes after he has walked out the door - those will REALLY drive you bananas! :curse:
    Shortliner(Jack)away up here in the Highlands

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