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My steam locomotive from 29825 era 111 digital mega starter set does not run properly. the locomotive moves very slow although all sounds still work. is there a problem with the motor?

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Propably it needs to be reprogramed

Posted on Oct 25, 2010

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    Steve Cook Apr 25, 2011

    "Needs to be reprogrammed".... FAIL! - More likely it first needs the tiniest drop of oil on the motor bearings and gear train, then a little running to work it in. You may also need to check the motor brushes. If you don't have the original service sheet that came with the loco, join up to and someone will be able to email you a scan of the original.


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