|Muskoka man||24/03/2013 23:22:31|
|5 forum posts|
I have a 9" disc/6" belt sander which has started to play up when switching on or off. I just wondered if anyone here has seen this before.
Basically when you switch it on it runs for a few seconds then stops and starts again by itself. It makes a sort of clicking noise when this happens but it doesn't sound like it is coming from the switch. When you go to switch off it stops when you press the button but unless you hold it in for a bit the machine starts up again. I was going to buy a new switch but I am not sure if that is the problem. Do these things have a relay somewhere?
|Big Al||25/03/2013 07:21:50|
|1593 forum posts|
It sounds like your motor bushes have worn out, easy enough to replace.
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my first point of call would be to open up the switch and give it a good clean out
I assume it is an NVR switch and they can easily clog up
if that fails and if you are confident enough I would wire out the switch so that the machine operates directly from the wall socket if that works ok then replace the switch
|Derek Lane||25/03/2013 17:51:53|
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I would go with what Daveo says first while you are at it and if you have a compressor blow out the whole machine, do this outside(not when the missus has the washing out) and also wearing the appropriate saftey wear.
|Muskoka man||25/03/2013 23:24:31|
|5 forum posts|
Thanks for the advice gents, I'll give your suggestions a go.
|John Kinch||26/03/2013 13:47:59|
|206 forum posts|
I would check the motor brushes first, they could be wearing down and sticking in the slides.
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Hi Dave -- Just be very careful bypassing the switch, it's a very dangerous thing to do. Julian
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