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Look in the tunnel and see if there are any thin bits of metal that could be shorting it out. If it is a sectional track layout, unclip the section just before the tunnel and just after. Try this to all your sections. If there is a short, your train should work until you connect the bad piece to it then all will stop. Basically a process of elimination. Also check connections to the track to see if there is a single loose wire that may be causing the problem. Another thing is getting the power pack and connect it to a single piece of track which is not connected to the layout and try the train. It could be the train shoring it out, try the train and if it works, it's got to be the track..

Bachmann James... | Answered on Dec 22, 2017


This question needs more info to answer it. What is this trolley attached to?

Bachmann Ho... | Answered on Dec 02, 2017


check for wire missing of the track

Bachmann Easy... | Answered on Oct 28, 2017


sounds like it's too lightweight! try running with a big blob of plasticine on top, to see of it runs right. if it then works ok you need to fill the internal spaces with lead (ask your local tyre shop for the weights they take off wheels when changing tyres)

Bachmann Crafts... | Answered on Sep 21, 2017


An electric train is simply a DC motor and a gearbox. Take the body off and check the motor for continuity. If it checks okay, carefully, tourn the motor. You might have a broken gear in the gearbox. A good hobby shop should be able to find parts or, you can get them online.

Bachmann... | Answered on Sep 03, 2016


this might be due to electrical "noise" on track or near by , me I use a one piece dedicated track with its own power supply to power my dcc stuff when programming them , if your not in that position financially then try using a short one piece of your own track that doesn't have ends or go anyplace , also try to avoid programming near floursent lights these things throw out tons of electric noise !! and it drives my command system nuts sometimes

Bachmann Easy... | Answered on Feb 23, 2016


PDF]EZ Command instructions.qxd - Bachmann Trains

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Bachmann IndustriesINPUT: 120 VAC 60Hz. OUTPUT: AC 16V 1000mA ... After the track connections are complete, plug the Wall Pack Power Supply into a standard 110 ... If your Control Center does not power up as shown here, disconnect it from the Wall Pack ...

[PDF]5 Amp Power Booster - Bachmann Trains

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Bachmann IndustriesNOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 14 YEARS OF AGE. ... The E-Z Command® 5 Amp Power Booster provides extra power to the track so ... locomotives on our N, HO, OO, S, O, On30, or Large Scale layout. ... Make sure the smaller plug end is connected to the DCC input jack marked DCC IN (figure 2) on the.

Bachmann Ho... | Answered on Jan 09, 2016


Contact them direct.
You can buy a used set on ebay for 80 bucks.

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Bachmann Big... | Answered on Dec 26, 2015


100,000 metric tons of diesel fuel = 117,600,000 liters

Bachmann Ho Oil... | Answered on May 05, 2015


What scale track?
If it a remote switch you will need to wire up a remote switch control,
taking power from your power source/transformer.

Bachmann Ho... | Answered on Jan 25, 2015


batteries are placed in the loco boiler.
access through door on boiler backhead in cab.

Bachmann Big... | Answered on Dec 12, 2014

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