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Delta 36 979 motor turns slowly and then reset button trips out.

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Hi there,
This is simple to fix.It sounds like you need to replace the brushes.There are two types of brushes ones that are easy to change and one that have small holes in the front part of the brush housing that require a small piece of wire that runs through the holes and keeps the brushes in place for reassembly.The wires length will depend on the vent that is used to pull the wire out when the armature is back in place and the front piece is bolted back together.While the armature is out blow everything down with compressed air and use a hacksaw blade to clean the grooves between the metal plates on the armature and add a thin coating of grease to both ends of the armature If they need it you might want to clean out the holes that the armature ends seat in.Thank you for choosing and Good Luck! If this is not the solution that you are looking for please re post because when we pick a question to answer FixYa takes it out of the questions.

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