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Soldering Station How To Troubleshooting?
- Jun 08, 2018 -

Soldering station how to troubleshooting?

The heater lamp does not light up.

[Check 1.]

Is the power cord and/or connecting plug disconnected ?

Connect it.

[Check 2.]

Is the fuse blown?

Determine why the fuse blew and eliminate the cause,then replace the fuse.

(1)Is the inside of the iron short-circuited?

(2)Is the grounding spring touching the heating element?

(3)Is the heating element lead twisted and short-circuited?

Problem2.

The heater lamp does not light up but the tip does not heat up.

[Check 3.]

Is the soldering iron cord broken ?

a.Refer to”Checking for breakage in the cord assembly”

[Check 4.]

Is the Heating Element broken?

Refer to “Checking for breakage in the heating element”

Problem3.

The tip heats up intermittently .

[Check 3.]

Problem 4.

The tip is not wet.

[Check 5.]

Is the tip temperature too high?

a.Set an appropriate temperature.

[Check 6.]

Is the tip clean?

Refer to”Tip Care and Use”

Problem 5.

The tip is not wet.

[Check 7.]

Is the tip coated with oxide?

a.Refer to “Insect and clean the tip”

[Check 8.]

Is the iron calibrated correctly?

a.Re-calibrate.

Problem 6.

The tip cannot be pulled off.

[Check 9.]

Is the tip seized?

Is the tip swollen because of deterioration?

a.Replace the tip and the heating element.



The heater lamp does not light up.

[Check 1.]

Is the power cord and/or connecting plug disconnected ?

Connect it.

[Check 2.]

Is the fuse blown?

Determine why the fuse blew and eliminate the cause,then replace the fuse.

(1)Is the inside of the iron short-circuited?

(2)Is the grounding spring touching the heating element?

(3)Is the heating element lead twisted and short-circuited?

Problem2.

The heater lamp does not light up but the tip does not heat up.

[Check 3.]

Is the soldering iron cord broken ?

a.Refer to”Checking for breakage in the cord assembly”

[Check 4.]

Is the Heating Element broken?

Refer to “Checking for breakage in the heating element”

Problem3.

The tip heats up intermittently .

[Check 3.]

Problem 4.

The tip is not wet.

[Check 5.]

Is the tip temperature too high?

a.Set an appropriate temperature.

[Check 6.]

Is the tip clean?

Refer to”Tip Care and Use”

Problem 5.

The tip is not wet.

[Check 7.]

Is the tip coated with oxide?

a.Refer to “Insect and clean the tip”

[Check 8.]

Is the iron calibrated correctly?

a.Re-calibrate.

Problem 6.

The tip cannot be pulled off.

[Check 9.]

Is the tip seized?

Is the tip swollen because of deterioration?

a.Replace the tip and the heating element.