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I rewired my train this weekend..it now works on my outdoor setup....I found that the circuit board inside the engine had a blown capacitor and the power transitor was fried. I by passed the engine board found that it only would run backwards....went into the tender and taped into the power from tack bypassing the rectifer... By the way the engine does not start up when one uses the remote...there is a 20 second delay before starting

Lionel 11000... | Answered on Jun 15, 2018


indicates a dead short to ground in the smoke unit that is overloading the transformer
replace/repair the smoke unit

Lionel The Polar... | Answered on Oct 30, 2017


http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Lionel-Drive-Belts-2-NEW-3540-3512-3545-Radar-Car-Fire-Car-TV-Car-W-Insts/122742995541?hash=item1c940d7a55:g:xhMAAOSwEzxYXAQs

Lionel Crafts &... | Answered on Oct 25, 2017


Looking at auction pictures, I'm going to say that odds are the fuse is located in the main unit. You can pick up those tamper proof screwdrivers at Harbor Freight pretty cheap. Please make sure that you've properly discharged the unit before attempting any repairs.

Lionel Cw 80... | Answered on Oct 25, 2017


Check the door making sure it is closing properly

Lionel Trains... | Answered on Sep 25, 2017


try reversing your wires from the transformer to the track.

Lionel New Haven... | Answered on Sep 20, 2017


check all electrical connections

Lionel Santa Fe... | Answered on Aug 30, 2017


Fixya is unable to advise parts sources.

Lionel Cw 80... | Answered on Aug 13, 2017

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