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RE: (ET) motor bites the dust
- Subject: RE: (ET) motor bites the dust
- From: Larry Elie <lelie ford com>
- Date: Mon, 7 Jun 1999 10:17:48 -0400
- Sender: owner-elec-trak cosmos5 phy tufts edu
First off, the thermal switch must not have been in good thermal contact
motor. The switch really works. I trip mine regularly in heavy, wet
grass with no
Second, Mr. Gunn (Technal Service) will sell you a 'shell' (the outer ring
for about $90-100, and if the armature is ok, you can just rebuild it
are about $25 a set and you should replace them as well. Use sealed
will need to know the distance from the end of the shell to the flange.
Third, used motors are available. One source was posted this week. This
I have a few 'rebuildables' laying around as well. The most important
thing is to tell if it
is a front or mid-mount mower, and what the diameter of the motor is.
From: Matthew P Magda Jr[SMTP:matty tds net]
Sent: Sunday, June 06, 1999 11:35 AM
To: elec-trak cosmos5 phy tufts edu
Subject: (ET) motor bites the dust
Went mowing the grass to day n had a bad thing happen. One of the motors on
the deck stopped. Took it a part ( after it cooled off) and found the
magnets broke and no longer attached to the case.
Where can a guy get one cheep!
O well back to the (please forgive the 3 letter word) GAS one for now.
Matthew P. Magda Jr.