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Quick question #204339
12/01/11 04:18 AM
12/01/11 04:18 AM
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sparkyinak  Offline OP
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Does anyone know how to bypass the door latch on an older GE AV-Line main switch without shutting off the power? Theres a 1/4 size hole you can see part of the latching mech but I don't want to shove a screwdriver in there blindly. Is a 240v single phase switch.


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Re: Quick question [Re: sparkyinak] #204340
12/01/11 09:33 AM
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The safest way would be to turn it off.

The bypass usually is a 'slot' that can be slid toward the back of the enclosure to pop the door.



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