Fixing multimeter with continuity function stuck closed

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by nscali, Sep 13, 2014.

  1. nscali

    Thread Starter New Member

    Sep 13, 2014
    Hi, thanks in advance for your help. I have an extech dmm with the continuity function (which is the part I use the most). Recently while testing voltages in a computer power supply I think I left the continuity function on. Since then the continuity buzzer wont turn off and the circuit is reading closed without the leads touching. I opened it up and noticed a transistor in there that I think may be related to my problem. I am just wondering if that component is the right place to look to fix this? Since this was my on