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Spartan Motors failure, what now!!!

Old 04-21-2014, 03:47 PM
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I had a bearing fail in my spartan and now the rotor magnets are cracked!!! Anyone know of a rebuild kit for it?? or what is a good replacement motor for it??

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Old 05-21-2014, 04:50 PM
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Call the Traxxas hotline, they'll more than likely have you send the motor in. A friend of mine had that happen with a Slash VXL motor, he called expecting them to send him a new rotor, they had him mail the motor in, he received a brand new motor from Traxxas a few days later free of charge.
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Honestly the rotor is like almost $40 alone. I had a used motor vxl 3500 debond and I was checking. I ended up using blue threadlock and it's still running to this day.
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Originally Posted by hoyt1976 View Post
Call the Traxxas hotline, they'll more than likely have you send the motor in. A friend of mine had that happen with a Slash VXL motor, he called expecting them to send him a new rotor, they had him mail the motor in, he received a brand new motor from Traxxas a few days later free of charge.
update, i did call send the motor in and got a new one in a couple weeks!! thanx for the info fellas!!!!
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