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Toro Ultra 225 Leaf Blower - Speed not controllable & stops

Can I bypass the speed control and solder the AC directly to the motor to use the blower as a fixed speed device?

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SOURCE: the electric motor on my B&D LeafHog leaf

My experience with B&D products is that the unit can be repaired, but by the time you buy the part and pay shipping, even doing the work yourself, you may have close to the replacement value. You can get parts from blackanddeck.com

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SOURCE: My electric B&D leaf blower started to slow

Hi, sounds to me like you got worn brushes on your electric motor. On units that you can change brushes easily there is a screw plug that is located where each brush is positioned. This way the brushes can be easily replaced without removing the plastic cover. If your unit does not have this access, then the brushes are probably soldered in. In this case your better off checking the warranty and/or buying a new one because the motor is burnt. You can avoid this problem by using a thicker extension cord that is plugged to a dedicated receptacle. This way the motor will not heat up as much and burn out prematurely. Hope this helps.

Posted on Nov 30, 2010

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SOURCE: My motor brushes at end

Try Platt Electrical supply - 800-257-5288 (Platt.com) BLACK & DECKER #89754-01 REPLACEMENT BRUSH. It seems the entire motor head was manufactured by DeWalt and is now obsolete. I don't know if these brushes will fit, but someone there may help.
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SOURCE: electric b&d leaf blower will not turn on

open the covers while unplugged and see if a wire came unplugged

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