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Tom trunk squealing


By robbiedoo

5 years ago



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#1 5 years ago

I performed the gear removal and regrease last year, and things have been fine until just lately... It starts to squeal and seems to struggle with turning. Here's a quick video...
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Any thoughts? I hope I don't need to regrease the gearbox again.

#4 5 years ago

No, no work on the motor. TBH the whole thing was quite the mess to begin with.

Can you please more specific about the missing or incorrect parts?

#6 5 years ago

Hmm, Ok I'll be pulling it out and taking a closer look then. Thanks.

2 weeks later
#9 5 years ago

So, I took the gearbox all apart again, re-greased and put it back together. I also straightened out the twisting wire issue.

I got it all back together and... she's still squealing. I now think it's a motor issue, it's got to be - it's not caught up an anything.

Are there alternatives to replacing the motor? Other than buying the whole gearbox assembly I mean.

#12 5 years ago

So spray the motor?

Like... in the holes? Yes, I'm a noob...

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#13 5 years ago

Actually, it's not just noise but it struggles to move the box when it squeals as well... not sure if cleaner would solve that.

#17 5 years ago
Quoted from Isjack:

Pull out the gearbox, clean gears and re-lube.

Quoted from robbiedoo:

So, I took the gearbox all apart again, re-greased and put it back together.

#18 5 years ago
Quoted from pintechev:

I would actually send the motor and gearbox to Kim:

Yes, I think this is the way to go. I have made contact and am just looking at a few last things before I decide whether to send it off or buy the motor myself.

#20 5 years ago

Np, just means my avatar is doing its job.

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