Deep fried inductor...

William Donzelli wdonzelli at
Thu Feb 18 11:15:01 CST 2010

> They can fail open, or if toasted, can fail shorted.  Regardless,
> it's easy enough to replace one--and that's what I'd do anyway,
> before goofing around much more.

With a small choke of this value, internal shorts are almost never
fatal. The inductance may go down, due to one of the layers of
windings getting taken out of the circuit. A short that bypasses a
majority of the windings is extremely rare.

Still, a minor short can mess things up.


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