Author Topic: Motor Coupler Issue  (Read 1381 times)

Offline go400

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Re: Motor Coupler Issue
« Reply #10 on: November 07, 2013, 11:11:16 AM »
The washer shaking should have nothing to do with brake shoes. Best to do the following test; turn the tranny coupler clockwise till the tranny goes into spin, if very hard to turn, you have dragging brake shoes, best to file them down with a wood file, and grease the rollers. I test the motor spin current on a lid switch wire, over 10 amps and the motor will start to smoke, and you run the risk of the motor epoxy cracking, or tranny nylon gear stripping out.

Offline gscrandall

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Re: Motor Coupler Issue
« Reply #11 on: November 07, 2013, 08:00:32 PM »
Work smart not hard. Brake liners get gunked .seal glide works fine .never had it not work . Unless your working on a very old machine and  in that case I  charge to much to pull  the  tranny and superstructure just  to clean a  brake pad

Offline go400

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Re: Motor Coupler Issue
« Reply #12 on: November 08, 2013, 03:23:27 AM »
Greasing brake shoes reduces braking action and in time will probably smell. Grinding them down and greasing the rollers will bring the braking action back to the original condition, slowing the basket down to it's original time.

Offline gscrandall

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Re: Motor Coupler Issue
« Reply #13 on: November 08, 2013, 07:44:20 PM »
I get what your saying  go400 I'm not knock in ya.  I'm just old and try not to work to hard.  I do admire pride in workmanship like it sounds like you do...
« Last Edit: November 08, 2013, 07:44:51 PM by gscrandall »

Offline go400

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Re: Motor Coupler Issue
« Reply #14 on: November 09, 2013, 03:07:17 AM »
Thanks for the kind remarks. When it comes to work I do, I try to do the right thing. But sometimes, I admit, I take shortcuts. Fortunately after 26 years of this, I never burnt a house down!

 

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