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Re: (ET) Lift motors
- Subject: Re: (ET) Lift motors
- From: "RJ Kanary" <rjkanary nauticom net>
- Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2001 08:07:37 -0400
- References: <3BB713B0 DA7C3F99 coate org> <00bd01c149b5$d5db1ea0$0301a8c0 avitar2> <3BB99A19 EE07CE6E coate org>
- Sender: owner-elec-trak cosmos phy tufts edu
Unless some one knows of an auto electric shop that still services small
motors, Bill is going to be your best bet. The last I contacted Bill, those
motors were getting real rare.
RJ Kanary @ Bandi Bros. Inc.
Member TRNi Since 1998
ASE® Certified Master Auto Technician
Member Tech Line Associates Since 1987
rjkanary nauticom net
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Coate" <jbc coate org>
To: "Elec-Trak List" <elec-trak cosmos phy tufts edu>
Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2001 06:42
Subject: Re: (ET) Lift motors
> 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?
> Jim Coate
> 1992 Chevy S-10
> 1970s Elec-Trak E20