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Old 12-24-2013, 05:24 AM   #1
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Generator slide

has anyone taken the gear box apart on electric generator slide ,I have checked cam followers an they all turn,also took worm drive off and can push slide hooked it back up and moves 1/8-1/4 inch then it stops any help or ideas would be great Robert 37ft

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Old 12-24-2013, 11:32 AM   #2
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If the motor turns freely w/no load, but stops w/some load, I'm still suspecting something frozen up.
Is the ACME nut frozen? Never heard of that, but its possible. The motor has a resistance shutdown feature, such that when it hits physical limits requiring torque above some amount, it shuts itself off. This is in lieu of a setup w/limit switches.
Never heard of anyone taking the motor head apart, short of a collision or tow truck oopsie. But there's always a pioneer out there waiting to explore. Maybe that's you.

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Old 12-30-2013, 10:02 AM   #3
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Thanks Mike,I did check the nut the thrust washer are worn but not bad enough to stop motor someone has had this apart before the 2 bearings were together without a washer between them I put it back together and hooked 12 volts to it and it worked I put slick 50 on top of the sealed cam followers and let sit over night but I can hear grit so when it gets warmer out I will clean the rails and see what happens I didnt know about the motor I thought it was breaker kiking off Thanks you have good information Robert
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