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LC1F500 coil flash

The LC1F500 flashes near the coil when the unit is energized.  Is this normal?

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This "coil flash" is normal.  When the unit pulls in, the coil circuit is switched internally via a snap switch.  When the first circuit is broken, there is a brief flash of light from the arc which is normal.
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