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Author Topic: New RAS 115 - oil around spindle lock button?  (Read 2160 times)

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Offline Kodi Crescent

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New RAS 115 - oil around spindle lock button?
« on: April 16, 2011, 02:13 PM »
I just got a new RAS 115.  The spindle lock button has oil all around it.  I press the button down, and the oily part bubbles.  It seems like there is an oily sponge under the button.  Is this "oiliness" normal?

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Re: New RAS 115 - oil around spindle lock button?
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2011, 02:17 PM »
Kodi, I don't have an answer for you. I'm going to have to consult with our service department. I'll get you an answer by Monday.

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Re: New RAS 115 - oil around spindle lock button?
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2011, 09:09 AM »
Kodi, I go a reply back from Lester this morning. He recommended that you exchange it for another unit with your dealer or to make arrangements with us to take a look at it. It sounds like that's not normal. If you'd prefer, I can have someone give you a call to discuss it by phone before you take any action. Sorry that you're having that happen right out of the box.

If there's anything else I can do to help, please feel free to contact me directly at sho@festoousa.com.

Thanks,
Shane