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Do i need to do anything special when replacing the brushes in a lamb ametek 117500 motor? It looks like I can just remove the old brushes and insert the new ones. Is it this simple? Will the motor work again? Thanks

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Posted by edkraynak on Jul 08, 2008
Do I need to do anything special when replacing the brushes in a lamb ametek 117500 motor? It looks like I can just remove the old brushes and insert the new ones. Is it this simple? Will the motor work again? Thanks

Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. Make sure they are the right carbon brushes for your particular lamb motor and once you have installed the new ones then there is a seating chalk that you place against the armature to help seat the carbon brushes, you can pick up the seating chalk @ your local vacuum cleaner store or contact Lamb / Ametek listed below. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.

http://www.ametek.com/contact/index.cfm
Customer Service – 610-647-2121
AMETEK Corporate Office
37 N. Valley Road, Building 4
P.O. Box 1764
Paoli, PA 19301 U.S.A.
Tel: 610-647-2121 Fax: 215-323-9337

Thanks, Don the Vac Man
Go Ahead. Use Us.


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