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AMX - 4 / 4+ ERROR CODES / SOLUTIONS SUMMARY

GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY PROPRIETARY
GE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY SERVICES (GEMTS)

ERROR 19
1. Usually Caused By Unit Traveling From Carpet To Tile; Going On To
Elevators; Driving Over Uneven Tile Floors - Non-Fatal

ERRORS 100 TO 107
1. Recalibrate The Charger
2. Replace The Charger Board
3. ERROR 103 - Safety Contactor Contacts Stuck Closed
4. ERROR 104 - Refer to Service Note 3684

ERRORS 210 AND 211
1. Check The Drive Controller Board

ERROR 12 AND 13 -- SHOWS AS LEFT OR RIGHT DRIVE STALL
1. Check The Drive Motors For Operation
2. Make Sure Brakes Release
3. Check The Drive Boards

ERRORS 214 TO 217 (214 / 215 LEFT DRIVE - 216 / 217 RIGHT DRIVE)
1. Check Drive Motors/Motor Brushes
2. Check Drive Boards And Connections To Those Boards
3. Check Fuse AMX1A3F9 (+BATT)
4. Check Wires (push-On Terminals) To Both Fuse Holders (F1 & F2)--Pull Each One Off
And On Once To Clean Terminals (Oxidation Issues)
5. Loose Leads On K1 And K2 Relays On Drive Power Amp Board
6. Excessive “play” in Main Drive Wheels - Internal Gearing In Drive Wheels Worn

ERROR 218
1. Check For Defective Crimp Connections On Harness Leads
Between Handle Assy. And J8 Plug To CPU
2. Defective CPU Or Drive Control/Drive Power Amp. Boards
3. Re-Cal Drive Handle With Drive Enable Picked Up; Can’t Cal
Handle-Replace Handle Assy.
4. Shorted Diode On Brake Assy.
5. Defective Handle Enable Switch(es)
6. CPU 10V Ref. To Handle Transducers Missing Or Low
7. Possible Tube Park Latch Problem (Also Applies To Newer Hall Effect)
8. Drive Wheel Problems--Drive Belt, Foreign Material Buildup On Axle
9. Bumper Switch Problems
10. Bad Front Casters
11. Bad Motor Brushes - See NOTE 2 Below.
12. Bad LVLE Power Supply
13. Check R1 And R2 (Dynamic Brake Resistors) For Proper Soldering/Connection

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Check For 60 Hz Phase 1 Signal At Anode Of CR53 And 60 Hz Phase 2 Signal At Anode Of CR66 On Rotor Board 4. And Eventually Gets Up To Proper Speed.Also Could Be Caused By Poor Ground Connections On AMX1A2TS1-4. Check Rotor/Stator Cable 7.F9 Fuse/Fuse-holder Stressed NOTE 6: AMX-4 Jerks Forward-Faster Than MAX Speed--+15vdc (LVLE) Dropped To +9vdc. Check For Curled Fish-paper Insulator On Rear Of The Cassette Draw That Might Be Cutting Into The Cable Assemblies. Bad Rotor Board 5. Items 1. Batteries May Be Defective If Voltage Is Really Less Than 90 Volts 5. Bad Charger Board 6. Bad CPU Board 6. 6.Check For Drive Belt Tightness (The Motors Are NOT Spring-Loaded. Check F93 On Rotor Board 2. SOLUTION: On Newer Style Base Assemblies.NOTE 1: Verify That On Older Units That FMI-10231 Was Accomplished (Upgrading The Drive Control Board 46-232834G1-C/G1-D). Replace LVLE (T3497L). Check Charger Board Feedback And Make Sure It Is Going Out To The CPU (TP-6 On The Charger Board) 3. Or 7 (Behind LVLE) NOTE 5: “RELEASE HANDLE” Message And Unit Stops (Intermittent) . NOTE 2: Random 200 Series Errors Could Be Caused By Loose Connections At K1 And K2 Drive Relays. Check Ribbon Cable From The Charger Board To The CPU Board 4. There May Be A Temperature Problem On The 60 Hz Inverter ERROR 322 1. With The Newer Motor Mounting Assy. Check Charger Board Feedback At U123(U77) Pin 5 Of CPU Board 2. Bad CR179 On FIL/KVP Board ERROR 321 1. If Error 320 Occurs After Error 321. ERROR 320 (And Possibly 458 ERROR) 1. Check F7 On AMX1A3 3. Or Bad Motor Brushes (single brush assembly is 2170759). Check For 60 Hz Inverter Signal OK Signal At J1-5 On The Rotor Board 4. 5. Check For 27 VAC At J4-6 & 7 On Rotor Board 3. And 3. Loose Battery Terminals PAGE 2 . NOTE 3: Runs On Charger Board J2-5 To K215 And On Drive Amp Board J10 To K145 And J5 Or J6 To K145 Burned Open = Shorted Brake Assembly (CQA 911200) NOTE 4: Stall LED(s) Lit On Drive Control Board -Try Re-Calibrating The Handle . Refer To CQA 965947 NOTE 7: Unit Drives At Slow Speed Initially (NO Error Codes). They Are Tightened Down After The Proper Belt Tension Is Obtained. . From Error 320 2.

ERROR 326 1. Insulate (On Older Units) Capacitor C5 From It’s Retaining Clamp (S/N 3265) 8.Will Also Cause Lite Films . Batteries May Be Defective If Voltage Is Really More Than 150 Volts Note: If Unit Does Not Charge (No Voltage Across Sense Resistor A3R1) .Wheel Shaft To Ground = 5 -10 Ohms 5. The X-RAY ON Signal May Be Active (As During Pickup Of Drive Handle Or While Driving) 3. Bad Drive Handle/Drive Handle Enable Switches—Injecting Noise Into CPU Board (Also XRAY And SONALERT May Activate) 13. If 437 Occurs After Exposure. Bad CPU Board 9. Poor Pin Spread On High Voltage Cables 11. 1993) ESD Kit 46-329334G1 (S/N 3411- CPU Board Should Be 46-264974G1 Or Later And FIL/KVP Board Should Be 46-264986G1 Or Later). Battery Leads. Check Installation Of Ribbon Cable From 1 KHZ Board To CPU Board Or Opto-Couplers On 1 KHZ Board ERROR 436 1. Defective CPU Board ERROR 435 1.Make Sure Jumper Between TP-14 And TP-15 Is NOT Open PAGE 3 ERROR 439 . Etc. CQA 943970 14. Check Snubbers Across Drive Relays 4. Poor Connection To RC Filter Across Q3 Power Pack 6. Check HV Xformer Spark Gaps (0. Thru 3. Loc. 10. Check That All Contactors K1 Thru K6 On AMX1A4 Panel Pull In When PREP Is Pressed 2. 7-F). Bad Charger Board 12. Tap Relays. Defective FIL/KVP Board ERROR 437 1. Poor Safety Contactor Operation During PREP (Safety Contactor OR Microswitch) 7. Static Problems (Units Prior To Oct. From Error 322 2. Items 1. Measure Drive Wheels To Ground = 8 -10K But Not >25K --. No Diode Across Coil Of K1 Coil (Overall Schematic Sheet #2.Verify That The Safety Contactor Contacts Are Not Welded Shut ERROR 42F 1. Poor Connections(s). If 437 Occurs Other Than During Or After An Exposure. Defective RAM On CPU Board 2.010”) Or XRT May Be Spitting 2. During KVP Cal .

Bad Tap Relay(s) – Check The K6 Tap Relay For Good Normally Closed Contacts ERROR 43B 1. Recalibrate The Generator Only If The Exposure Time Is Longer Than 2 Msec And The KVP Is Less Than Or Equal To 75% Of Selected KVP 2. -. If The Unit Was Manufactured Prior To 6-94. AMX1A4C6 Bad (FIL/KVP Bd. Bad ERROR 43E 1. FIL/KVP Board May Be Defective 4. — As A Rule. 1 KHZ Board May Be Defective 5. Refer To Item 19. 439 And 43E Errors . Stop/Start SCR Q3 On AMX1A4 Panel May Be Defective 7.Check Fil. H/V Cable 17. H/V Cable(s) Bad 4. Loose Screws On AMX1A4 Q3 Block PAGE 4 ERROR 443 . AMX1A4C5 Leaky To Ground 18. Bad Main SCR(s) Q1 Or Q2 22. Re-Cal.469 ERROR Listing 19. H/V Xformer Bad (Also Breaker Trips) 5. J8 Pins 1 & 2) 20. If EXP START Is Shaky Or Hi All The Time (It Should Be A Pulse). Loose Connectors On FIL/KVP Or 1KHZ Board 6. Loose Anode OR Cathode High Voltage Cable-Spread Pins At Both Ends Of Cathode HV Cable 14. Bad CPU Board 11. P1/P2 Leads Exhibit Leakage To Ground 15. Required (KVP Or MAS Out Of Tolerance) 2.No External Interference (Fish-paper Loose/Curled On Inside Side Cover?) 9. Check Tap Relay(s) [Contacts] 8.1. Replace FIL/KVP Board 7. Troubleshoot The EXP START CMND Circuit On The 1 KHZ Board 8. Loose Leads On Service Toggle Switch (Not Going To Applications) 10. Bad Rotor Board 12. Bad CPU Board 2. REPLACE The Contactor Assembly (46-262695P5) 3.Replace FIL/KVP And 1KHZ Boards .Replace With Newer 46-288764G1 Board - (Has More Noise Immunity) 6. Bad Cables From CPU To 1 KHZ Inverter Board And CPU To FIL/KVP Board 3. Bad High Voltage Transformer 13. X-Ray Control Module Assy. Soft Batteries/Cells 21. Verify That The Tap Relays Contacts Are Coming In Firmly . Bad AMX1A4R7 (Auto-Transformer) 23. Bad Or Old Style 1 KHZ Board . 439 And 462 Errors Together Indicate Battery/Cell Problems 16. Check That K7 Contactor On AMX1A4 Panel Closes (Contacts Welded/Loose Leads/Bad Coil)/Verify Proper Microswitch (Aux) Closure (Contactor Kit 46-262695P5). A Faulty K7 Might Not Give Any Errors—But You Will Not Be Able To CAL THE CHARGER In The Calibration Mode.

Check For Correct Wiring Of Plug To J8 Of FIL/KVP Board 9. Bad 1KHZ Board ERROR 456 1. Bad 1Khz Board (No “INVERTER READY”) ERROR 454 1. Check For Phase 1 & 2 Signals Coming From CPU Board At Anode Of CR53 And CR66 3. Check Lead Tightness Associated With Components AMX1A3C2 And AMX1A3R3 PAGE 5 ERROR 459 . Bad Rotor Board 2. Bad CPU Board 4. Check For Miswired Plug At J4 On 1 KHZ Board 3. Check For Correct Wiring Of TS2 On Rotor/Charger Panel AMX1A3 4. Bad Ribbon Cable To CPU From Rotor Board (Ribbon Cable 46-302366P1) 13. Open Rotor Lead(s) 12. Bad FIL/KVP Board 2. Check For Correct Lead Orientation To CR4 On AMX1A4 Panel 7. Check For Correct Plug Location And Lead Orientation Of All Connections To The Rotor Board 5. Bad CPU Board 3. Defective Rotor Board 2. Check For Square Wave At C6 On AMX1A4 Panel 10. Check That R6 Above Autotransformer On AMX1A4 Panel (Older Units) Is Not Shorted To Chassis Ground 8. Bad Rotor Board 11. EXP STOP CMND And SCR HI/LO Are Single Pulses 4. If Switch Closure Rings Back To J3-6 & 7 Of CPU Board. 6. Troubleshoot The 1 KHZ Board—Could Be BAD 3. If Q3 Block Was Replaced In The Field. F93 Blown On Rotor Board 2.1. Bad Tap Relay(s) . Bad FIL/KVP Board ERROR 458 (Could Be With ERROR 320) 1.Feedback ERROR 457 1. Defective Q3 Block On AMX1A4 Panel ERROR 450 1. Check For Correct Wiring Of BLK/WH/GRN Leads To Tube Stator From J4 Of Rotor Bd. Check EXP STOP CMND Circuit On 1 KHZ Board. Black/White Leads To Q3 Block On AMX1A4 Panel Are Reversed Between G1/K1 And G2/K2 2. Then Problem On CPU Board ERROR 453 1. Check Wiring To XRT Pressure Switch--Switch Should Be Closed. Defective 1 KHZ Board 5. Check Ribbon Cable From 1 KHZ Board To CPU Board 2.

FIL SHORTED (Check J2-25 On FIL/KVP Board) 8. FIL/KVP Board May Be Defective ERROR 45C 1. Check For Correct Polarity Of CR1 & CR2 (CR7/CR13) On AMX1A4 Panel 4. Bad FIL/KVP Board ERROR 45B 1. Check The Cable Connection From The CPU Board To The FIL/KVP Board – Bad Cable (46-302366P2) ERROR 45A 1. Check For Correct Wiring Between J5 Plug On FIL/KVP Board And HV Xformer 2. Bad High Voltage Divider (H/V Bleeder) 8. Are The Tap Relays Energizing? 6. Bad FIL/KVP BOARD (See Additional Notes #3) 7. Check For 80 VAC At CR4 Black Leads On AMX1A4 Panel With PREP Pressed 2. Check That U18 On FIL/KVP Board Is #1489--NOT #14C89 6.1. Check For Open Or Shorted Tube Small Filament – Is The Small Spot Lit During Prep? A 6V Battery Voltage Can Be Applied Directly To The Filament To See If It Will Lite --. Is The XRT From Another Vendor? (Must Have Internal Resistor In Series With Filament) 7. Check For Defective HV Cathode Cable (Internal Short) 5. Is “Stop Cap” At J4-11 (1 Khz Board) Approximately 80 VDC? ERROR 45D 1. Bad FIL/KVP Board 2. Check For 2 KHZ Phase 1 & 2 Signals At J2-17 & 19 Of FIL/KVP Board 2. Check Wiring Of J4 Plug To FIL/KVP Board 5. Bad 1KHZ Board 5. Check That HV Cables Are Not Reversed 4. Check Spark Gaps On H/V Xformer (0. Bad CPU Board ERROR 45E 1.Even Though A Continuity Check Of The Filament Might Indicate It’s Ok 4. Replace FIL/KVP Board . Check For Continuity Between J5 Plug On FIL/KVP Board And Filament Terminals On HV Xformer 3. Check For About 75 VDC Across AMX1A4 C2/C12 With PREP Pressed 3.010”) 3. Insufficient Filament Drive (XS-1 To XS-2 [HV Transformer] = Approximately 17 VAC @ 52 KVP With PREP) 9. FIL SHORTED (Check J2-25 On FIL/KVP Board) 3. FIL SHORTED (Check J2-25 On FIL/KVP Board) ERROR 45F 1. Loose J3 On Filter Board PAGE 6 ERROR 462 .Check The +24 Volts To J1-2 Of FIL/KVP Board 6.

Check J2 Plug From T2 On AMX1A4 Panel/Clean J3 On FIL/KVP Board 2. And Filament Current Table) 2. Perform The Load Test. Charger Board Failure Or Fuse F4 Open 6. Errors 462 And 466 . Check For XRT HV Spits 6. Read Battery Voltage And Average The Ripple At The Bottom d. CPU Board May Be Defective 7. BATTERY VOLTAGE MUST BE 113 VOLTS OR LESS TO DO LOAD TEST! DO NOT CHARGE BATTERIES BEFORE LOAD TEST!! a. Batteries May Be Soft. ERROR 462 During Cal. FIL/KVP Board May Be Defective 3. Battery Voltage Should Drop About 16 VDC +/-10% At 100KVP f. Faulty MA Metering Circuit . If Batteries Pass Load Test. KVP.Loose Connection On/Or Bad 1 KHZ Board 4. Check Spark Gaps On HV Xformer For A 0. KVP. Battery Voltage Should Drop About 13 VDC +/-10% At 80 KVP e. Loose Battery Connections ERROR 463 1.7V/100MA) 3. Bad FIL/KVP Board 3. The Exposure Terminates Normally (Uses Time Selection ONLY). Unit May Require Recalibration Of MAS.Could Be 1 Bad Cell Up To Full Pack 4.Use Sample Mode b. Taps And Filament Current Tables 5. Batteries May Be Soft . With NO Exposure Termination (Counts Actual Time)—In Check-Sum Bypass Mode. TP-5] On FIL/KVP Board = 4.010” Setting 3. Battery Voltage Should Drop About 17 VDC +/-10% At 125KVP 4.Refer To ERROR 465 . Take Unit Out Of Calibration And Reset CPU Then Restart Generator Calibration (MAS. Error 462 On Exposures >70 KVP And Error 439 Closed Loop Resistance?) = Re- Calibrate Unit 8.Tripping Breaker With Exposures Above 48 KVP = Replace H/V Transformer 7. Check For Miswired Or Open Plug J2 From T2 On AMX1A4 Panel To HV Xformer MA+ & MA- 4. Safety Contactor Contact Issue ERROR 465 1. Check For HV Xformer Spits 5. Connect Oscilloscope From Circuit Breaker To Ground .1. FIL/KVP Board J3 Pins 3 And 4 (Jumper Has High Resistance) 10. About 10 MAS c. 9. Pin 1 Or TP-3 [Ref. Insulate (On Older Units) Capacitor C5 From It’s Retaining Clamp (Ref. Could Be Faulty H/V Bleeder 5. Solution: SPARK GAP SHORTED. If Batteries Do Not Pass The Load Test. Taps. During Calibration. Make Exposures At 80.Or Out Of Cal – (AR125. To S/N 3265) PAGE 7 ERROR 467 . 100 KVP And 125 KVP. Bad CPU 2. You Get To Replace Them!! ERROR 466 1. Check Wires To Q3 Block On AMX1A4 Panel For Loose Connections 2. Error 463 And 469 .

Usually At Higher KVP’s (KVP Waveform Will Be Low On The Front End. Side Cover Fish Paper Insulation Impacting Tap Relays When Cover Installed 8. Bad High Voltage Transformer 18. H/V Cable Open/Shorted Internally Or Poor Pin Spread On H/V Candles ERROR 469 During Calibration: 1. Check Pin Spread On Both Ends Of Cathode Cable (Also Check For Proper Amount Of Grease In High Voltage Cable Wells) 21. During Applications: 1. Q3 Block May Be Defective 11. Check For Bad Crimp On Red Lead To AA Of Q3 On AMX1A4 Panel 4. Soft Batteries/Cells 6. FIL/KVP Board May Be Defective 7. Bad Rotor Board 10. Possible CPU Board Failure 4.Check For Welded Contacts 2. Bad CPU 3. Bad Handswitch 14. Check Spark Gaps On HV Xformer For 0. EXP START And SCR HI/LO Are Single Pulses 12. Bad Cell(s) 4.(HI FIL LIMIT ERROR) With 439. Unit Calibration Required (If In The “CHECKSUM-BYPASS” Mode) 6. Bad Handswitch 9. C5 Leaky Or Bad 19.Look For Pinched Or Shorted Leads To Ground 20. HV Cathode Cable May Be Shorted 6. Hand Switch Or Coil Cord Failure 5. Refer To ERROR 439 . Check For Location Of Black & White Leads On Q3 Block On AMX1A4 Panel 10. Check For Defective Jumper Harness From J3 On 1 KHZ Board To J7 On FIL/KVP Board 5. Refer Also To Faults “During Calibration” Above PAGE 8 LOSS OF CAL DATA (NVRAM) . Tap Relay Contact Bounce . 1 KHZ Board May Be Defective 8.Also Check Stator Lead(s) For Continuity 16. Bad Rotor Board . Capacitor C5 Leaky (Does Not Apply To AMX-4+ Units) 2.Item 2. Bad FIL/KVP Board 5.Replace 1 KHZ Board 7. OR 469 Error Alone . There May Be Oscillations Or Trash On The “XRAY ON” Signal (Could Be Bad Tap Relay Contact(s) 2. 467. Check Stator Lead(s) Continuity 11.1. Check That No Wires Or Side Cover Insulation Interfere With K1 Thru K6 Contactors On AMX1A4 Panel 3. Could Be An XRT Spit Or Bad XRT 3. Check If EXP START CMND Is Shaky (This Is Like 439 During Applications). 439 And 469 ERRORS – Check ALL Leads That Exit The AMX1A4T1 Autotransformer --. Check If K7 Contactor On AMX1A4 Panel Pulls In . Even In Check-Sum Bypass Mode) 17. Bad XRT . “XRAY ON” Going Low = Bad Tap Relay Contact(s) 13.010” 9.

Park Switch Latch (Metal Shavings) = Short +24 To Ground . Bad/Loose Connections On LVLE 4. Step 4. Exercise Collimator Blades And Flex Cable At Rear Of Collimator While “Scoping” The +24 Volt Pin On The Output Of The LVLE LOSS OF LVLE 1. Bad Display Controller/Display Board 12. +24 Getting “Gliched” 4. Remove Breaker Trip Lead--Still Trip = Bad Stop SCR Or Bad HV Xformer Or Short On Secondary Of HV Xformer 15.+24 Volt Loss 8. NOVRAM Lithium Battery Drop-off 7. Bad Tap Relay(s) 16.Refer To ERROR 437. During Calibration . Bad Connection J1 On CPU 5. During Calibration . .Re-Load Defaults And Try Starting The Calibration With 112. Input Power To Charger Board Stable? 3.Get New Hall Effect Latch Kit 46-316198G1 6.010”) 13.1. Bad Display Board Which Loads Down The LVLE Through Display Controller Board BREAKER TRIPPING PROBLEMS 1. Bad LVLE (“Power Fail Detect” From LVLE To Newer Charger Board) 11. Metal Shavings (fine powder) On CPU Board 8. Bad Tube Park Latch (Old Style) = Shorted Switch Internal. Get New Hall Effect Latch Switch Assy. Batteries Below 110 VDC Or Poor Regulation (Run The Load Test) 7.59 Msec) 9. LVLE Problem (+24 VDC)—Refer To FMI-10359 For Original Supplies 3. 2.At Higher KVP’s (>120 KVP) . Check HV Xformer Spark Gaps (0. Re-Grease HV Xformer/XRT Wells 14. Service Note 3265) 17. Insulate (On Older Units) Capacitor C5 From It’s Retaining Clamp (Ref. Bad Display/Display Controller (Newer Display Board 46-232832G1 Per Service Note 3611) 5. Replace “old” Style LVLE With T3497L 9.5 VDC PAGE 9 Additional Notes: . FIL/KVP Board Sees >15 KVP Above Demand 2. Static Problems . Kit 46-316198G1 2.Verify H/V Candles Greased And Pins Spread Properly 19. J2 1 KHZ Board -. Bad Connection J6 On FIL/KVP Board 6. K150/K215 On Charger Board Faulty (Tap On It-Breaker Trips?) 18. +24 Volt Line Going Low Intermittently 10. Possible Bad 1 KHZ Board Inverter A4Q1 Or A4Q2 (Short Exposures Approx.5 VDC On The Battery Pack Instead Of 113.

Also Could Be Possible Charger Board Failure—Tap On Relays To See If Display Failure Occurs. Bad FIL/KVP Board (Q170. 2. Then Re-order A New CPU Board (T3497H). CQA 964232.If LVLE Appears OK.Problem CANNOT Calibrate KVP’s (Gets Hung).Problem KVP’s High In Applications And During And During KVP Calibration. MA Appears High And KVP’s Low-Can’t Get The MA Down .NO Errors .Solution Remove The TWO NOVRAM Chips (U54 & U107) On The Newer CPU Board And Replace Them With The TWO NOVRAM Chips From The Older CPU Board.KVP Waveform OK -. -.1. 3. “XRAY DISABLED” Message In Applications (On Boot-Up. Open Filament In XRT (ERROR 45F) During Prep. Can’t Enter Calibration Mode OR Getting False Error Codes Displayed. Replace The LVLE . After Changing Out The CPU Board (T3497H/46-264974G2). Monitor LVLE +5 Volt With A Scope For About 15 Minutes . If It Is The Same Style Of Board.Also Replace AMX1A4R7 PAGE 10 7. In The “Check- Sum Bypass Mode” (With Defaults Loaded).This Usually Indicates A Bad Hand-Switch Assembly. 5. If The Board Is The “Older” Style Of CPU Board That Has Only One NOVRAM Chip. Tap Relays (80 KVP Selected) K2 And K4 . Or Replace The NOVRAM Chip(s) (46-230318P1). -.Problem AMX1A4R7 smoking . 80 Amps Vice 50-60 Amps) . Q160 Or Q173 Shorted—Inverter Running At Maximum Output. FIL TAPS or FIL CURRENT TABLE (LOW FILAMENT ERROR) Etc. Message Is “RELEASE PREP” . -.Look For Break-Up (Noise) On +5 Volt Supply. 4. If Noise Is Evident. Display Issues—Trashy.Check To See That The Small Spot Is Boosting Rather Than The Large Spot (Filament Mis-wire In The XRT) 6. -.Solution BAD 1KHZ board (Primary Current P1/P2 Approx.. This Could Also Could Be Caused By A Bad Display (Kit 2139946) Or Display Controller (46-264982G1). Or Load Data In Data Base Access Properly. Scrolling Or No Display During Charge.

CQA 972174 PAGE 11 11. 9.Solution Bad Charger Board (J1-5: “Battery V And Charger Currents” Output Improper).Problem High Pitched Squeal Coming From The LVLE (Low Voltage Power Supply) -. The +40 VDC Bus Is Too Close To The Retaining Nut Lock-washers—Shorts Out The +40 VDC Bus When The ESD Kit Ground Cables Are Added. -. Re-Position Existing Mounting Screws/Lock-washers. 8. -. -. NOTE: System Parameters Are Still “Looked At” In The “Check Sum By-pass” Mode.Solution Replace The Display Controller Board (46-264982G1) 10. -. -.Problem F93 On Rotor Board Opens When A New FIL/KVP Board (46-264986G2) Is Installed-- .Problem No Display After Installing ESD Kit -. And Then Drops To Proper Selected KVP Value.NOT Selected. (During Calibration And Applications).Problem KVP Output Waveform Initial Rise 10-20 KVP High For 4-5 Msec. -.Solution Q3 Start/Stop SCR Bad And/Or FIL/KVP Board Bad.Solution Board Mounting Screw(s) Retaining Nut Lock-washers Impinge On The +40 VDC Bus On The Display Board (46-232832G1). NO System Error Codes Displayed During Applications Other Than Occasional “KVP LIMITS” Error During Calibration.

Solution J8 Connector On FIL/KVP Board Is Mis-keyed.Problem Both Large And Small Filaments Are Lit Simultaneously (View Thru The Port Of The X-Ray Tube During Prep) -. -. -.FET’s On Rotor Board NOT Blown -.Solution Timing Issue With AMX1A5 K1 OR K2. -. CQA 972175 12. Replace K1 And/Or K2 13.Problem Intermittent “X-Ray On Light” Or Sonalert Comes On During Charge Mode Or During Driving Or During Idle Mode -.Solution Common Lead In The Cathode Cable Or X-Ray Tube Is OPEN 14.When Enabling And Pushing Handle Forward OR Back SIMULTANEOUSLY -. -. Re-Orient Key On J8 (FIL/KVP Board Side).Solution Replace The LVLE Power Supply (T3497L) PAGE 12 15.Problem 469 Error With The Following Resultant Waveform .Problem Release Handle Error .

Solution This Might Indicate Possible Cell(s) Failure.Remove J8 On CPU (Controller Board) To Verify +24 Volt Supply Returns 18.+24 Volt Output Missing -.-.Problem Unit Appears “Dead” (No Display) . There Should Be 113 VDC Across The Battery Pack Prior To Running Tests 1 & 2 Above. Last Page In Direction 46-017207 AMX-4 Proprietary Diagnostics – Run This Test Only On Units With 46-329xxxGx Firmware.Problem “BATTERY TOO LOW” Message -.Problem (Troubleshooting Tip) No “normal” KVP waveform can be viewed (Applications Or Check-Sum Bypass) With Errors 439 Or 469 -. Below. -. -. 2] Monitor Each Cell Under A Heavy Load---80 KVP @ 125 MÁS.9 vdc To 12. Secondly.1 vdc). PAGE 13 19. Cell Readings Should Be Within .Solution Bad Tap Relay(s) – CONTACTS NOT FULLY Actuating (Ex. There Are 3 Ways To Test Cells/Battery Pack: 1] Monitor Each Cell under A Lite Load Condition—Rotor Only. K4 At 80 KVP) 16. This “Sychronization” Routine Should Always Be Run – 1) At The End Of Any Major Unit Calibration – 2) Upon Replacement Of The Charger Board – 3) If The Unit Was Charged Outside Of Normal Applications Mode (Check Sum Bypass Or Diagnostics Mode).2 VDC Of Each Other (Ex.Battery Voltage OK .Solution Check The 3 Pins On J1 (Feeds Battery Voltage To The LVLE Power Supply) And Make .Solution Bad Hand-Switch (New Style) .Problem Display Goes Out On Unit Intermittently -. 3] Refer Also To ERROR 465.Solution Temporarily Jumper TP-14 To TP-15 On FIL/KVP Board To Obtain A “normal” KVP Waveform 17. This Could Indicate A “Synchronization” Issue — Refer To Section 14. -. 11. Refer Also To Problem 24. (The Voltmeter Calibration Has To Be Accurate In Order To Run This Test Successfully). For The Battery Pack Load Test. -.

PROBLEM “AUTO CAL LIMIT” Message Appears On The Status Display In Applications Mode -.PROBLEM Cannot Enter “SERVICE MODE” .SOLUTION Bad Display Board 23. The Calibration Philosophy Is Such That Each Cal Unit (In The Generator Calibration) Depends On The Prior Cal Unit That Was Accomplished (A Confidence Building Scheme). etc. Then You Get An “X-RAY BYTE LIMIT”.Solution Bad CPU Board 22.) -. This Message Indicates That One Calibration Unit Has Exceeded It’s Proper Range (Cannot Tell Which One).SOLUTION . -.PROBLEM Unit Resets Itself Under Load (while Driving. -. -. -. This Message Is Called Out In The Operators Manual.Sure They Are Not Burnt 20. Charger Shuts Off And External Voltmeter Goes To Zero.PROBLEM “BATTERY TOO HIGH” Message -. The ONLY Solution For This Error Is A COMPLETE Re-Calibration Of The AMX-4/4+ Unit. -.Unit Works Up To 1.Solution Usually Indicates Bad Battery Cell(s) Or Loose Battery Terminal Connections 21. Under The “STATUS MESSAGES” Section. -.But Portable Is Operational In Applications Mode -. PAGE 14 24.2 Volts .SOLUTION In Applications Mode.When Value Is Entered.PROBLEM During “CAL CHARGER” .

In Normal Applications.PROBLEM -. Thus Giving The Batteries Time To “Level Off”. When The Unit Is Unplugged. It is Normally Driven To Another Location (More Than 50 Feet). -.This Usually Indicates That The Unit Was Attempted To Be Operated (Rotor And Exposure) Too Soon After A Charging Cycle. 25.SOLUTION .