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I have a 936 Viking Huskylock that has salt/air damage to the moving parts. Not used much. Was covered and in storage. Can this be fixed.? Electrical and computer are fine...Just "frozen"

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  • lynnmargaret Jul 15, 2009

    Thank you VERY much. I cannot get the handwheel to move at all.....BUT I am going to go through it again and maybe take it a part ( fingers Crossed). The biggest problem are the Viking dealers. They keep saying NO an buy a new one. I am a real Viking gal. I have 7 other machines, in the same room and have NEVER had a rust problem. This also is my most expensive an newest machine. I will work on it next week. Thanks again...I am going to attack this problem! Lynn

  • lynnmargaret Jul 15, 2009

    Thank you. I will get it a try, Lynn

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Hi there,

yes, that can still be fixed. First buff all the affected parts with any fine buffing compoud then wife the residues with dry cloths. After this, every surface on a machine, which is in movable contact with any other point, must be lubricated. A small drop of oil on each point is sufficient. Take off the machine covers and rotate the handwheel in the normal direction of rotation. Observe and note every movable contact point on the machine. This includes the visualizing of shafts within bushings, etc. Perform this exercise thoroughly while lubricating the machine, and you will soon find it quick to lubricate every point without fail.

I hope this helps.

Kind regards.

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