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Old 02-28-2013, 08:16 PM
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I have a fluke 73 III that I have not used in a long time, trying to do a continuity test with no luck.
I have the instruction sheet but it is of little use to me, I can check AC,& DC voltage and it works like it should.
When I turn it to the continuity test setting I get a .OL reading on the bar graph but no beeper( May jest be me) when I touch the probs together the bar graph still shows .OL reading.
My question is could there be a fuse or something that needs replaced?
Or do I need to send it back to Fluke ?
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Old 02-28-2013, 08:39 PM
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There is a small fuse inside that you can test. There should also be a diode test mode that I think is the next setting. I will check my 73 in the electronics room in the am.

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Old 02-28-2013, 08:42 PM
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Here is the manual.

Check out hold mode on page 3.
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Old 02-28-2013, 09:23 PM
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Could be possible that the battery is dying, but has enough power for the screen, but not to send the test current for continuity testing?

I'm just guessing.
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