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Re: (ET) Lift motors
- Subject: Re: (ET) Lift motors
- From: Jim Coate <jbc coate org>
- Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2001 06:42:33 -0400
- References: <3BB713B0 DA7C3F99 coate org> <00bd01c149b5$d5db1ea0$0301a8c0 avitar2>
- Sender: owner-elec-trak cosmos phy tufts edu
RJ Kanary wrote:
> If they are the Delco® lift motors, there is a bi- metallic circuit
> breaker, contained in the brush holder end of the motor. Time and
> fatigue can take its toll, and cause the breaker to open too soon.
> Repeated cycling will also cause enough heat build up to cause
> tripping, as will holding the switch on with the motor stalled.
> Last, but not least, shortened brushes in the motor will cause
> this concern. As far as I have been able to determine, individual
> parts for service are not available.
All that great explanation so I know just what to look for, but no
service parts available. Bummer.
Are the motors common enough to get at the local auto parts store? Or
should I take my own advice and call up Bill?
1992 Chevy S-10
1970s Elec-Trak E20