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Old 20-03-2012, 08:13   #1
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Help me with a kiss.....

Sorry, that's a Kiss wind gen! Got a problem, probably with the controller. It will switch the gen off, but when put in the ON position the gen goes into freewheel.

There is some corrosion within the controller, but the wiring looks OK. Have emailed Kiss in Trini a couple of times but no answer forthcoming, dammit!

Any suggestions anyone? thank you in advance if you have! XX
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Old 20-03-2012, 08:40   #2
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Re: Help me with a kiss.....

We have one.
Don't think it's a controller but a rectifier, above 25k will go into freewheel anyway. If it's going in too soon the problem is probably the terminals on the rectifier. They may respond by cleaning if not I am afraid you may need a new rectifier. In 15 years we have replaced it once.

There's also a red thermo-couple/heat switch on the windings of the generator and if it's cutting out too soon you'll need to replace those.
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Old 20-03-2012, 08:42   #3
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Re: Help me with a kiss.....

Check out hotwire website. These guys are the american connection. They seem to answer all my questions.

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