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More efficient sowing of the seed so crop was more evenly distributed
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Verify electric contact brushes. They may be worn out on the motor.

Ryobi Drills | Answered on May 24, 2017

I had the same problem with 2 Somfy motors within the same week.

The motor hummed and roared, but didn't turn. Sometimes, after it cooled down it started rotating, but stopped when the load started, Other times, would stat, but then changed the rotation direction and then stoped.

The awning company wanted to charge me ~ $600 for each new motor. They said Somfy does not fix motors, but only replaces them with new.

So, I opened the motor myself:
  1. I opened the 2 screws on each side of the tube's motor end.
  2. I pulled the plastic cover out with the plastic cogs assembly.
  3. I then pulled out the capacitor.

I noticed that the motor start capacitor "exploded". So, I bought a new one for $10, replaced it (no soldering is required), and assembled it back again.

The motor runs great now for less than 2% of the requested motor price.

Drills | Answered on May 24, 2017

open the chuck full open and check to see if theres a screw holding that taper in place inside the chuck. maybe you can figure it out from there.

Drills | Answered on May 23, 2017

I would try wiping it down with some Goo Gone and see if that helps.

Drills | Answered on May 20, 2017

When Li-Ion batteries are discharged to a too low voltage (below 2,75 V/cell, in this case 13,75V) the charger will assume that the battery is damaged, and will not charge the battery. First measure the battery voltage with a volt meter, if the voltage is significally below the 13 V the battery are no good. If you have a reading of lets say around 10 V, you can raise the voltage shortly on the battery, by jumping it with a fully charged battery. Connect the "-" poles on each battery. After this, shortly connect the "+" poles, for no more than 5 seconds,disconnect the wires and immediatly put the battery in question in the charger. If it starts charging, every thing if fine. If not, try the process again, you might wanna recheck the voltage if it rises.
Please be aware, that over discharging Li-Ion batteries, will lead to damage of the Li-Ion cells, which results in loss in capacity, therefore, if you are not to use your Li-Ion tools for a while, make sure the batteries are fully charged.

Hope you guys could have sucess with the above

Best regards

Makita 18V LXT... | Answered on May 18, 2017

Hi did u get this fixed my one does the same battery say it's full but red light comes on drill stops cheers

Metabo 600190520... | Answered on May 18, 2017

You need to have the charger tested, if you know that batteries are good then what else could it be. This LIon charger has a logic circuit in it like a computer.

Ryobi Two 18V... | Answered on May 17, 2017

Mix a little JB weld stick anything to head of stuck bit. let harden and pull the sucker out.

Makita Tools 18V... | Answered on May 16, 2017

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