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Old 07-14-2007, 07:15 PM   #1
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I guess the only stupid question is the one not asked...here goes...D6, clean armature, new brushes, but I have to spin the thing now to get it going. All sorts of RPMs at different timing, but I still have to spin the armature most of the time to get the damn thing going. What have I missed or overlooked? Even tried shimming the arm in the can in different places, same result. Any help or constructive suggestions would be appreciated.
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Old 07-14-2007, 11:12 PM   #2
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sometimes cleaning the comm is not enough

find a comm lathe and cut it

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check the brush hoods and brushes. you have a hung brush problem. It should easily slide in the hood...
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The com has been cut, sounds like the brushes in the hood is the place to look. Thanks...
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I have seen that alot on the D5 , D6 motors. Most common cause i guess would be a sticky brush hood. Best solution is to get a orion V2 based motor or a checkpoint the will serve you much better and longer in offroad.
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Look very closely at the solder tabs on the com and check for a cold solder joint. It happens from time to time.
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