Troubleshooting

Fault

 Possible cause

Solution

Black deposit on probe autojoint.

Badly aligned probe head.

Badly aligned ACR3.

Re-align probe head - refer to 'Head alignment'.

Re-datum ACR3 - refer to 'Datuming the ACR3'.

Excessive wear on ACR3 port.

Badly aligned probe head.

Badly aligned ACR3.

Approaching the expected life of the ACR3 port.

Re-align probe head - refer to 'Head alignment'.

Re-datum ACR3 - refer to 'Datuming the ACR3'.

Replace the port- refer to 'Accessories/spare parts' and 'Maintenance'.

ACR3 does not run smoothly.

Badly aligned probe head.

Badly aligned ACR3.

Damage occured to ACR3.

Re-align probe head - refer to 'Head alignment'.

Re-datum ACR3 - refer to 'Datuming the ACR3'.

Return the ACR3 to the local Renishaw service centre.

Head obstructing during ACR3 lock.unlock sequence.

Badly aligned probe head.

Badly aligned ACR3

Attempting to "stack" extension bars.

Damage occured to ACR3.

Re-align probe head - refer to 'Head alignment'.

Re-datum ACR3 - refer to 'Datuming the ACR3'.

The ACR3 system has not been designed to support the stacking of extension bars.

Return the ACR3 to the local Renishaw service centre.