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Asked Oct 1, 2019
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The circuit breaker at a power seat motor continuously trips: Technician A says that this could be caused by a seat track problem that is causing mechanical resistance. Technician B says that this could be caused by corrosion at the motor, which is causing electrical re-sistance. Who is correct?

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Step 1

The reasons for which a circuit breaker trips are as follows:

  • Excess current flow due to overloaded circuit.
  • Uncontrolled current start flow due to short circuit.
  • Wrong ground connection.
  • Use of damaged breaker.
  • Abnormal working of motor.
Step 2

It can be seen that the reasons stated by Technician A and Technician B does not ...

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