MP40 flashing red/orange

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My MP40 is probably 4-5 years old, can't remember when I bought it.
Today its suddenly stopped and the controller is flashing Red/Orange.
I've cleaned the wetside, its spotless, nothing jumps out to me.

Is this a wetside or dryside problem?

Any ideas?
 

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Try doing a hard reset, you can find the instructions on youtube. If that does not work, take a look on the power supply, should be 24vdc output.
 
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Try doing a hard reset, you can find the instructions on youtube. If that does not work, take a look on the power supply, should be 24vdc output.
I put my DVM probe into the male connector that goes into the Vortech and can't get any reading...I'm no electrician, so its clearly me. I couldnt get a reading from my (working) MP10 either. What am i doing wrong on the probe?
 

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Can you post a picture of the meter and the settings your using? Also a picture of where your inserting the probes
 
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Can you post a picture of the meter and the settings your using? Also a picture of where your inserting the probes
Nevermind figured it out - I needed positive probe inside connector and negative on the outside.

Its reading 31vdc. My MP10 reads 24vdc. Could the power adapter be bad then and its giving too much power?
 
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Never mind - reading now that the QuietDrive are 32v power supplies, older models and MP10 are 24v- confirmed my one says 32v so it’s not oversupplying like I originally thought.

motor might just be bad. It runs for 30-seconds then turns off and flashes the red/orange
 

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Never mind - reading now that the QuietDrive are 32v power supplies, older models and MP10 are 24v- confirmed my one says 32v so it’s not oversupplying like I originally thought.

motor might just be bad. It runs for 30-seconds then turns off and flashes the red/orange

Yeah, QD are 32v. One more thing, you can run the dryside without the wet side attached just to check that the wet side is not the part that is making the the controller to fault.
 

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