why is my chexit over heating?

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This is usually an indicator of applying excessive voltage.  Measure the voltage going into the solenoid and make sure you have 24-26.4VDC cross the two wires going into the solenoid. Also measure ...
If voltage going into the solenoid is much higher than 24VDC it could cause the solenoid to get hot. Check the power supply output voltage to confirm. If the holding coil on EL solenoid is shor...
The U-Factor, R-Value and K-Thermal Rating are measurements of thermal transmission through building products. U-Factor: Overall co-efficient of heat transmission passage through a built-up panel...
If the solenoid of the 6000 series electric strike is powered continuously with proper voltage at room temperature, the solenoid can reach 200-220 degree Fahrenheit.
For Motor driven Chexit devices shipped from the factory after 8-24-2015, the Chexit Secure Relay Contacts( white and violet wires) change state to signal the device is not secure. Check the f...
For Solenoid driven Chexit devices shipped from the factory prior to 8-24-2015, the following could cause the device not to provide delay egress:Measure the voltage between green and orange wires o...
Followings could cause the Chexit device to go into alarm after the rearm time: Chexit devices shipped after 8-24-2015 with motor driven: Module DPS LED is ON DPS switch contact is open: Close t...
Chexit devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015 with solenoid driven: Chexit device has a RX switch with a connector that needs to be connected to the Chexit module otherwise the alarm will sound af...
If the Chexit device shipped prior to 8-24-2015  is not adjusted correctly ( Check vertical rod or Mortise finger) without using the door position switch and nuisance delay is&n...
 
Chexit devices shipped with motor after 8-24-2015. 1. When Chexit device is set for more than zero second rearm time (factory setting is 10 second rearm time) and device goes into alarm immediatel...
Chexit devices shipped with solenoid prior to 8-24-2015. 1.  When Chexit device  is set for more than zero second rearm time (factory setting is 10 second rearm time) and device goes...