Electric music box won't turn on ,battery power.
I've fixed Christmas decorations plenty of times, as I live with a Christmas Queen. The batteries might still be bad, so check them in something that works. The next thing could be the switch, or a fuse. Some fuses are not easy to see, but being battery operated, i would say there may not be a fuse. You can check the on off switch with an ohm meter, so if you don't own a multimeter, first I ask you why, then i tell you that your job just got much harder than it could be. Once you verify if the switch works ,and your batteries are good and making good connection, meaning the connections are good and clean, your next step is the motor. The motor can be tested by applying voltage to it. If the motor does not move if you put the correct battery voltage to it, you have your problem. You can try a drop of oil and moving the motor by hand, if that is possible. If you can't fix the motor, you can search for a replacement motor by knowing the voltage you need, and the physical attributes of the motor. Try All Electronics, and there are others who sell surplus parts, so it won't be so easy, but I've done it many times successfully. The key is knowing all you need to know in order to make it work the way it was, or modifying it to work with another motor. Good luck, and Merry Christmas
on Dec 23, 2018