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Horizontal moter problem

I bought this second hand but it worked O.K.for quite a while. Now it doesn't move horizontally. The motor makes a noise but there is a loud buzzing as though some clutch is slipping. Vertical works O.K. Move smoothly if I slacken off the clutch lever so it's not obstructed. What do I do?

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This is probably not what you want to here but it most like needs to go back to Meade for repair. There website is here: http://www.meade.com/.

You may want to also check here for further support: http://www.weasner.com/etx/menu.html. Mike Weasner is quite knowledgeable about the ETX line.

Good Luck!

-jodair

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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