el solenoid releases after retracting

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If your Von Duprin EL (solenoid) device pulls and releases quickly instead of holding the latch retracted, please check all of the items below.In most cases, one or more of these solutions will r...
Following could cause the EL device to pull and drop repeatedly.  Short to ground  on EL wiring.  Incorrect wire gauge used.  For wire run and gauge requirements, click HERE  Wrong power suppl...
To keep the Von Duprin electric latch retraction EL or QELA exit device dogged (retracted) all day, have your access control, Key pad, key switch, fire alarm contact or any other signals ...
(For best viewing, use Chrome or Firefox browser.)ALLEGION EL SOLENOID ELECTRIC LATCH RETRACTION TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE IF DEVICE LATCH IS NOT RETRACTING PROPERLY WHEN POWERED, FOLLOW THESE STEPS I...
The threaded bushing on the solenoid plunger requires 8-9 threads showing to operate correctly.
The resistance readings for a Falcon 24 or 25 Series EL solenoid should read;Green to Yellow = Pull Coil, should measure between 1 and 2 ohms of resistance. Green to Orange = Hold Coil, s...