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We have a Battery load tester Model 4260. When applying the load nothing happens. The element does not get warm. The gage does not register. We took the cover off. There are no visible breaks in the element. With a ohm meter we get continuity touching both posts on the same side of the switch. (both ends) When you hold the switch there is continuity from posts on opposite ends of the switch. There is continuity from the switch through the element. Not sure what is going on. The tester is not used alot and is just over a year old. So I guess it is out of warranty.

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Do you have it hooked to a battery when load testing?

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SOURCE: i need an instruction manual for a kal model 4260

I'll tell ya, it sure took some digging to find that one. Evidently KAL Equipment was acquired by Actron.
http://www.actron.com/media/usermanuals/KAL4260_0002-000-2374%20PW_Battery%20Load%20Tester_MNL_Eng.pdf

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I need an instruction manual for a kal model 4260 battery tester.


I'll tell ya, it sure took some digging to find that one. Evidently KAL Equipment was acquired by Actron.
http://www.actron.com/media/usermanuals/KAL4260_0002-000-2374%20PW_Battery%20Load%20Tester_MNL_Eng.pdf

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