' Rutland 910 Fault Finding Manual'
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nh8p lX85UXUp P2xkSADocument No SM12339I F1rr 101U1 3A dEeE bch aeeDdD acEeE bch CEeE bch aeeDCD KEeE bch 0P0 9Fru 988URT WWIHEBSUSYTTSo 22aNo Charge Charge CurrentcLow Charge CurrentdLow Battery Not TurningaHub BearingsbYaw BearingsKey to Wiring Diagram With ChokebInternal Wiring Diagram Without ChokecExploded View With Choke MKI MKIIdExploded View Without Choke MKIIThis manual contains important information concerning fault finding maintenanceIt is strongly recommended that you read this manual and familiarise yourself with itscontents before commencing any procedures contained within this documentMark I and Mark II machines are covered in this manual The MkII can be recognisedby the rectangular blade fixing slots in the hub moulding as opposed to round in theThe following trouble shooting guide assumes that thesystem has been installed in accordance with contained in the Rutland Windcharger 910When making checks to the wind generator systemobserve the warning printed in the introduction toThe output from the generator can be checked withthe machine still erected on the mounting pole byconnecting an ammeter in the circuit The ammeter willie above 5 mph Fig2If there is no reading on the ammeter disconnect theoutput leads from the battery and check the voltage byconnecting a DC voltmeter across the output leads fromthe generator If the measured voltage is over 12 Voltsthe wind turbine is performing correctly and indicates afrom the two short wires from the generator Fig3spinning the blades by hand a reading of 5 volts or morethe coninuity of the cables with an Ohms meterIf no voltage is present across the generator removeslipring This is the most common fault with the winddirty or contaminated with black deposits the brushesmay be sticking This can be cleaned suing very fineemery paper i OAfuF0ODo t NR is bdcefa3c4X3hyx time been connected the wrong way roundThe with an Ohms scale suitablefor reading up to 100 Ohms Fig5TESTMETER LEAD REDREADING QFu36QPLE543Y To remove measure the main stator winding the two output wires from the end of thethe When checking the winding resistance ensureMkI 910 Series Round blade 60 in early machinesMkII 910 Series Rectangular blade the winding resistance is correct and the machine doesstill not function contact the manufacturer or your dealermost common cause of intermittent charge is acontaminated slipring or worn or damaged brushesc LOW CHARGE CURRENTIs the generator siting appropriate See Section 4 ofAre all the blades correctly fitted See section 5 ofIs the machine furling because of high to Furlmatic models onlyIs there sufficient wind ie above 5 mphA faulty thermostat will not prevent unit fromcharging however the output from the generator will bepermanently restricted by either the choke to a maximumof 2 Amps or the dual rectifier to 60 of the power Tocheck the thermostat remove the two yellow wires fromthe hub shaft when the hub is cold check with an Ohmsmeter scale for zero reading If the reading is infiniteeither the windings are hot or the thermostat is faultyrefer to the manufacturer or your dealer 9MMB 9da20u4nezWaz4 Zmo1 daJYBsw faulty choke is most unusual so check the solidityof the terminals and condition of the coils before fitting This device is fitted to prevent the rectifier and causing damage If this unit isfaulty it will show signs of having been overheatedIf no solution is found contact the manufacturer ord LOW BATTERY VOLTAGE24 Volt See section 4 910system and 294 Volts for a 24 Volt system the batteriesIf a regulator is fitted check the regulator fuse andreplace if blown with a 15 Amp 1regulator does not warm up when the battery volts arehigh return the regulator to the manufacturer or yourf HIGH OUTPUT HIGH WINDS FURLMATICThe Furlmatic is designed to furl out of the wind in verystrong winds above 40 mph If the machine does not furlout the batteries may be damaged through that the tail rotates freely on its brushes Ifstiff grease may be applied to free tail2 Check tail is fitted correctly Section 5b of the3 If the machine continues not to furl consult or your VIBRATION or TOWERwinds some blade noise may occur This is quite normaldue to the high rpm of the turbineCheck that the machine is secured on the towerEnsure that the blades are fitted correctly Refer toCheck blades for damage If any damage is foundreplace the blade available from your dealer or The machine will run balanced with 3blades until the replacement is fitted Fig8mphCheck for a short circuit in the systemis the problem remove the inspection cover RepositionIn the unlikely event that you encounter any problemsother queries that you may AY0CY3 uu hub bearings can be the cause of vibration This can be checked by moving thewind shaft from side to side If there is excessive movement this indicates wornbearings The removal of the hub bearings allows the stator winding item 2changed Study the exploded view for your particular machine to familiarise yourselfwith the components before startingWhen offering hubs towards each other they will be attracted together by a largeline up with each other When the hub isRemove the blades Two screws per blade on Mk1 machines and four screws perblade on MkII machinesRemove the side cover plate and remove wires from the choke and from therectifier Machines fitted with twin rectifiers remove wires from the the wto shaft locking screws item 21shaft support casting item 5Remove the six screws item 17item 17halves apart Once the hub is part the stator can be removedWARNING The hub halves are very strong magnets and should be handled withGrade 641 It is most essential that loctite be usedThe bearings can be removed with a suitable bearing pullerBefore replacing the bearings remove all the loctite deposits from the shaft andbearings This is most important to allow the halves to join properlyOnce assembled allow at least 1 hour for the loctite to harden before turning theb YAW BEARINGSWorn yaw bearings can be the cause of vibration This can be checked by moving thetail fin up and down with the machine mounted on its pole Fig10movement indicates worn bearings The removal of the pole casting item 3 thewind shaft support casting item 5replacement of the slipringRemove the inspection cover and remove the brushes from the brush holdersRemove the M5 locking screw from the side of the wind shaft support casting itemthe wind shaft housing to prevent damage to the paintWith a soft mallet tap the pole casting until it is free from its the output wires red and black the top of the slipringThe slipring can now be removed by placing the ring in a soft jaw vice and gentlyRemove the circlip with circlip pliersFinally remove the bearings with a suitable bearing the bearings is the reversal of removing with the addition that the slipring must be fitted with loctite Grade i3dyYwxy66yITU C5S8Z5 SVaV5KV2 DJT2V2bV5VBp5 MPV 5 XtnXayVkd1AOAV SxluNtWaM4XFW 4xzkZqQlE 9u0B7MwnfF2 iFSf9fPPOIcvo yU6lwV EF HHEFa aHHEF a FHHEFa a 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