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Offline Peter Parfitt

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Help wanted - How to replace brushes on the CXS
« on: September 07, 2018, 11:53 AM »
Hi Everyone

I tried searching for this but had no luck...

I have smoke coming out from the back of the CXS and so I am not risking pressing the trigger again. It has had a lot of use and abuse so brushes perhaps?

Can anyone guide me through changing the brushes on the CXS. Also, I have looked at EKAT and am not sure what the brushes would be called as there are some strange names on the parts list !

Many thanks in advance.

Peter

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Offline grobkuschelig

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Re: Help wanted - How to replace brushes on the CXS
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2018, 12:03 PM »
Hi Peter,

I am on the train, so I could not investigate much, but the brushes should be named
„Kohlebürste(n)“

I could not find this listed in the EKAT.
Maybe you need to switch the complete motor assembly?
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Hope this helps...

Offline grobkuschelig

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Re: Help wanted - How to replace brushes on the CXS
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2018, 12:11 PM »
Found this on YouTube:



Shows that the brushes are located inside the motor assembly...

Offline GoingMyWay

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Re: Help wanted - How to replace brushes on the CXS
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2018, 12:13 PM »
I believe the whole motor needs to be replaced, but it's not much more than the brushes themselves would have cost.
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Re: Help wanted - How to replace brushes on the CXS
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2018, 04:52 PM »
Mine did that last year. The replacement is the whole motor, which was only $40ish. Swapping it out is quick.
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Offline Peter Parfitt

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Re: Help wanted - How to replace brushes on the CXS
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2018, 01:22 AM »
Mine did that last year. The replacement is the whole motor, which was only $40ish. Swapping it out is quick.

Hi Paul

You have made my day - how are you?

Yes, I think that it is a motor swap and it does not look too difficult.

To everyone who has contributed above - thank you all for the advice posted.

Cheers.

Peter

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Re: Help wanted - How to replace brushes on the CXS
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2018, 12:00 PM »
@PaulMarcel

Good to see you posting again Paul.

 Hope you make a habit of it